“It’s important to be aware of what’s going on in the world and to think about how you can start to make a difference, even when you’re a kid.”
"Weapons were silenced so women and people can speak" and "My body is my house, my house is my territo
United Nations Security Council Resolution 1325 (UNSCR 1325) on Women, Peace and Security was passed in October 2000.
An international newsletter on integrating armed violence prevention and reduction to promote development strategies.
One hundred young men and women, victims of violence perpetrated by illegal armed groups and at high risk for recruit
Honduran women rejected on Wednesday the increased US military presence in the country and the installation of two ne
IOM is supporting the social and economic reintegration of ex-combatants through employment training in road safety a
During the past decade, the international community has come to recognize that girls participate in armed groups and
Gangs and armed groups may rank below militaries and law enforcement agencies in the possession of firearms, but &quo
The Minister of Justice, Cllr. Christiana P.
Former female Maoist combatants in Nepal are facing a new fight - reintegrating into their communities and returning
Since the end of the Cold War, changes in modern warfare, including the increased targeting of civilians and the esca
The first "Peace and Equal Opportunities in Congo after 50 years of independence" fair opened on 18th March
Scores of former Maoist combatants, including women, were released from UN supervised camps today in Nepal's Chitwan
The paper addresses the research gap in social constructions of gun ownership and gun abuse through its engendered st
Every day, small arms and light weapons (SALW) kill and ma
The paper argues that global standards for the international import, export and transfer of conventional arms and amm
In some ways, the problem is pure maths.
Attracted by loud bickering, a small group of people surround a rickshaw near a market in Islamabad.
Miles away from the red zone, surrounded by the vibrant green of Ortinola, Maracas, women from 17 countries hosted a
Guerda Benjamin from OFAT Haiti reports on how IANSA women are using a CEDAW Shadow Report to urge the government to
Following the signing of the Comprehensive Peace Agreement, and recognising the significant numbers of women and chil
A significant new law specifically linking violence against women with firearms possession was passed by the Colombia
The paper examines how constructions of masculinities and femininities work to legitimate the belief that an acceptab
There has recently been a critical shift in the mainstreaming of gender perspectives into DRR: from a women-focused a
A joint publication from the Geneva Call and the Small Arms Survey, documents the range of contributions that women m
Statement of the IANSA Women's Network to the Third Biennial Meeting of States on Small Arms, 18 July 2008
Thank you Mr. President,
The US, which has the Security Council presidency in June, has advocated for an open thematic debate on “women,
Women play essential roles in DDR processes, yet they are almost never included in the planning or implementation of
The lack of equality between the sexes takes on different shapes and expressions.
The southwest Pacific islands of Bougainville were devastated by a violent civil war between local groups and the Pap
It has been six years since the United Nations (UN) Security Council unanimouslyadopted Resolution 1325 and five year
It is obvious that one stands in new territory when the first task that the introduction of a paper has to do is to e
The United Nations has endorsed the strategies of gender mainstreaming and gender balance in its pursuit of gender eq
This compilation contains only a sample of the testimonies that have been contributed to the IANSA Women's Network.
Describes the experiences of female ex-combatants in Liberia and discusses the motives of Liberian girls for taking u
As the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) balances in limbo between ongoing conflict and peace, the disarmament,
The proliferation of UN peacekeeping operations coincides with an increase in UN-led programs to disarm and disband w