Syria — Question

Part of the debate – in the House of Lords at 11:14 am on 22nd May 2013.

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Photo of Baroness Goudie Baroness Goudie Labour 11:14 am, 22nd May 2013

We hope that we will get peace. Lebanon is also at breaking point. Even more importantly, under Security Council Resolution 1325, it was agreed in 2000 and further in 2010 that women—both women from the country and women from outside—should be at the peace table to resolve the conflict. Furthermore, parties committing sexual violence, as is happening in this conflict, should be prosecuted, including Members of the Parliament of that country who are allowing it to happen and not speaking out against it.