The Trump administration is systematically undermining the consensus on sexual and reproductive health and rights. The administration wants to prevent any possible reference to abortion. With his entry into office the administration reintroduced the Mexico City Policy which prohibits American development aid to organisations which provide information on abortion or referrals to other organisations, even where abortion is allowed by law.
In the resolution, the Security Council expresses its deep concern regarding the lack of progress in the fight against sexual violence in conflicts worldwide, and criticised the ongoing impunity. Thirteen countries voted in favour of the resolution. China and Russia abstained from voting.