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  1. Next Steps for the Arms Trade Treaty: A Post-Conference Summary

    On 27 July 2012, the negotiating conference for the Arms Trade Treaty drew to a close without consensus on adopting a

    Friday, August 10, 2012
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 680
  2. Challenging Militarism - WILPF 16 Days 2012 Flyer

    Friday, August 10, 2012
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 681
  3. The Women, Peace and Security Agenda: The two silent "Ps": Proliferation and Profit

    Friday, July 13, 2012
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 649
  4. Why the World Needs an Arms Treaty

    In the past two decades, experts monitoring the international arms trade recorded more than 500 violations of United

    Monday, July 9, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 202
  5. Three Things You Need to Know About the Arms Trade Treaty

    Negotiations are (nearly) underway at UN headquarters in New York over a proposed Arms Trade Treaty.

    Tuesday, July 3, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 201
  6. PHILIPPINES: Women Protesters use Bananas to Press for Arms Trade Curbs

    Women members of civil society groups clad in black shirts and holding bananas staged a protest-rally in front of the

    Monday, June 18, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 135
  7. Gender and the ATT

    Ahead of July, when final negotiations will be held at the UN on the ATT initiative, several civil society groups and

    Friday, June 15, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 199
  8. Isolate Syria's Arms Suppliers: Russian Arms Exporter Rosoboronexport Risks Complicity in Grave Abuses

    Governments and companies around the world should stop signing new contracts with arms suppliers such as the Russian

    Sunday, June 3, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 112
  9. U.S. Condemns Reported Russian Arms Shipment to Syria

    The United States described Moscow's latest arms sale to Syria as "reprehensible" after a rights group repo

    Thursday, May 31, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 113
  10. Lebanese Groups Arming Syrian Unrest

    The Lebanese army seized a ship last weekend carrying three containers filled with weapons reportedly intended for Sy

    Thursday, May 3, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 114
  11. ARAB SPRING: 'Why Do They Hate Us'

    In "Distant View of a Minaret," the late and much-neglected Egyptian writer Alifa Rifaat begins her short s

    Wednesday, April 25, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 017
  12. Security Council Open Debate on International Peace and Security: Illicit Flows, April 2012

    On April 25th the Security Council convened under the Presidency of the United States to discuss challenges related t

    Wednesday, April 25, 2012
    Security Council Debate87 201
  13. AWID: Militarism, Conflict and Violence

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    Thursday, April 19, 2012
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 590
  14. Security Council Open Debate on Nuclear Proliferation, Disarmament and Security, April 2012

    On the 19th of April the Security Council convened to discuss Nuclear Proliferation, Disarmament and Security.

    Thursday, April 19, 2012
    Security Council Debate87 199
  15. INTERNATIONAL: A Brutal Manifestation of Patriarchy

    Militarism, Violence and Conflict is one of the themes of the AWID Forum 2012 ↑ which opens tomorrow in Istanbul

    Wednesday, April 18, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 003
  16. INTERNATIONAL: Peace Movements: Violence Reduction as Common Sense

    If one thing holds the overall movement of peace movements together it is the goal of violence reduction.

    Tuesday, April 17, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 007
  17. AMERICAS: 'War On Drugs' Leaves Latin american Women Lives in Ruin

    “Violence associated with the ‘war on drugs' and organized crime, which includes government corruption in

    Sunday, April 1, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 042
  18. Why Controlling Small Arms Matters to Women

    This is the final report from the seminar “Why Controlling Small Arms Matters to Women” held on 25 Octobe

    Monday, January 30, 2012
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 567
  19. INTERNATIONAL: UN's Ban to Disarmament Body: Get to Work

    The United Nations' secretary-general is appealing to the world's main nuclear disarmament forum to get down to work

    Tuesday, January 24, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 697
  20. SOUTH KOREA: "We Want a Nuclear-free Peaceful World" say South Korea's Women

    In an impassioned plea for peace, twenty-two women's organizations in South Korea make their case for a better world

    Wednesday, January 18, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 693
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  23. DRC: Protectors or Sexual Predators

    "A dead rat is worth more than the body of a woman." Those were the words of one distraught young woman who

    Tuesday, January 10, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 663
  24. LIBYA: Hidden Deaths of Libyan Rape Survivors

    Wartime rape is a persistent and brutal aspect of conflict, whether during or in the aftermath of hostilities.

    Monday, January 9, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 643
  25. RWANDA: The Only Country in the World Where Dominated by Women

    Women have made significant advances in politics over the past few decades, with females having served as the head of

    Tuesday, January 3, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 629
  26. INTERNATIONAL: Transitional Justice and Female Ex-Combatants: Lessons Learned from International Experience

    This chapter examines the largely overlooked relationship between female ex-combatants, DDR, and transitional justice

    Monday, January 2, 2012
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 741
  27. SWEDEN: Nobel Peace Prize Laureats: "You Have to Believe in Something"

    Sharp statements about religion, powerful calls for international commmitments and resounding applause, marked the cr

    Friday, December 16, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 589
  28. ISRAEL: Lecture, The Price of Peace

    Dalit Baum has found an effective strategy to discourage multinational corporations from doing business in the Israel

    Friday, December 9, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 515

    I remember one day, when I was working in Belfast – it was back in the nineties.

    Friday, November 25, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 526
  30. IRAN: Sanctions on Iran from the Point of View of Its Women

    This week Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner and Secretary of State Hillary Clinton announced new, stricter sanction

    Wednesday, November 23, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 456
  31. UGANDA: The War Might be Over, But Women in Northern Uganda Still Suffer Abuse

    November 25 is the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women.

    Wednesday, November 9, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 414
  32. INTERNATIONAL: Women in War, Women in Peace

    Asked to describe war, most Americans would probably throw out words like troops, tanks, guns, Iraq, and Afghanistan.

    Tuesday, November 8, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 410
  33. INTERNATIONAL: Women in War, Women in Peace

    As wars become less about states and more about societies, women can play a greater role in shaping or ending conflic

    Tuesday, November 8, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 423
  34. AFRICA: Peacebuilders Fail Africa's Women Victims of War

    Thousands of women and girls who have been abducted by armed groups, enslaved and repeatedly raped during conflicts a

    Monday, October 31, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 381
  35. RESOURCE: Women and the Arab Spring (Part 3)

    Monday, October 24, 2011
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 517
  36. UGANDA: From Captive to Budding Entrepreneur With a Boost From UNHCR

    Whenever Marie*, just 16, looks at her lively toddler, Honoré*, she has the most intimate reminder of the 25-y

    Thursday, October 13, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 323
  37. KURDISTAN: The Women of the Peshmarga: Fighting for a Kurdish Homeland

    Nahid Hoseini and Golaleh Kamangar, two exiled Kurdish women fighting for their homeland.

    Monday, October 10, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 461
  38. AFRICA: Winning Peace After the War is Over

    It's small actions of compassion and dignity that can restore faith in humanity, even in times of war, human conflict

    Thursday, October 6, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 296
  39. Reflections: Gender Issues and Child Soldiers

    The Women's Initiatives for Gender Justice is an international women's human rights organisation that advocates for g

    Tuesday, October 4, 2011
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 485
  40. Women, Gender and Gun Violence in the Middle East

    This report presents the main findings of an assessment conducted in Lebanon, Jordanand Occupied Palestinian Territor

    Saturday, October 1, 2011
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 573
  41. SUDAN: Workshop on Gender Issues Begins Today

    A workshop on post referendum gender issues commences today.

    Monday, September 26, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 231
  42. INTERNATIONAL: Women, War and Peace Debuts on PBS October 11

    This week in NY was the annual opening of the UN General Assembly where heads of states make their speeches.

    Monday, September 26, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 232