“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.”
Secretary General's Report on Women, Disarmament, Non-proliferation and Arms Control.
A resolution on Human Rights and the Regulation of Civilian Acquisition, Possession and Use of Firearms introduced by
The Permanent Ambassador of Switzerland to the UN, Olivier Zehnder, said on Monday in New York, that newly produced a
Women and children, particularly from Afro-Colombian and indigenous groups, have borne the brunt of Colombia's 50-yea
Women peace campaigners from Aotearoa, Australia, Hawai'i, Japan, Philippines and Polynesia/Te Ao Maohi have called f
Marshall Islands is suing the US and eight other nuclear-armed nations over a failure to disarm.
The 58th session of the Commission on the Status of Women took place at United Nations Headquarters in New York from
The UN Peacebuilding Support Office (PBSO) commissioned this Independent Thematic Review on Gender to contribute to k
The United Nations Commission on the Status of Women (CSW) is the principal global policy-making body dedicated exclu
The 45-member U.N.
The new head of Japan's national broadcaster NHK defence of the country's wartime military sexual slavery is deplorab
GENEVA (AP) — The leader of Syria's Western-backed opposition said Thursday he will give his negotiating team t
In India, a new female-friendly handgun has sparked renewed scrutiny over how women can protect themselves from sexua
They are victims of a conflict which ended decades ago.
Afghanistan has its first female police chief after appointing an officer with 25 years experience to head a district
Aside from ushering in hitherto unprecedented changes, the Arab Spring also brought to the fore an unsaid aspect &mda
ZAHLEH, LEBANON — Fear, confusion and a lack of information are preventing many Syrian refugees in Lebanon from
GENEVA - Syrian activists said Monday that the voice of women from the war-ravaged nation must not be sidelined at pe
From Peace in the Home to Peace in the World:Let's Challenge Militarism and End Violence Against Women!
Working with others to make a difference
On Thursday, September 26th, 2013, the Security Council held a high-level meeting on small arms and
The Small Arms Survey 2013: Everyday Dangers explores the many faces of armed violence outside the context of conflic
More than 38,000 children have taken part in Liberia's war as fighters, porters, and slaves throughout the country's
NEW YORK, July 31, 2013/African Press Organization (APO)/ — Reduction of Military Set for Next Year, Possible F
The UN General Assembly has adopted a historic treaty to control the trade in conventional arms, voting it through by
The United Nations General Assembly voted overwhelmingly on Tuesday to approve the first-ever treaty to regulate the
Analysis of the prevention of gender-based violence in the Arms Trade Treaty.
The U.N. organ tasked with maintaining international peace and security harbours a serious conflict at its core.
Article on language used in the ATT.
WILPF's recommendations on the draft Arms Trade Treaty.
“Make it Binding: Include Gender-Based Violence in the Arms Trade Treaty”
The issues and activities presented in this volume represent only a very small slice of global efforts to expand the
The Question "Where are the Girls"?
Many were randomly scattered by Tamil Tiger rebels in the final months before their defeat.
Abstract Women are usually represented as victims in the literature on conflict and conflict resolution.
Today is International Peace Day.
Liberia's civil wars are often mistakenly perceived as marking the beginning of widespread violence against women and
China, Russia, Pakistan and Azerbaijan abstained from a U.N.
This is the case in the autonomous region of Bougainville in the east of the country, where disarmament remains elusi