“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.”
The 60th session of the Commission on the Status of Women (CSW60) took place at United Nations (UN) Headquarters in N
The report discusses the various roles women play in counter terrorism and violent extremism.
Since the early 1990s, DDR programmes (Disarmament, Demobilisation and Reintegration of former combatants and other p
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
From Peace in the Home to Peace in the World:Let's Challenge Militarism and End Violence Against Women!
The Small Arms Survey 2013: Everyday Dangers explores the many faces of armed violence outside the context of conflic
“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"?
Abstract Women are usually represented as victims in the literature on conflict and conflict resolution.
Liberia's civil wars are often mistakenly perceived as marking the beginning of widespread violence against women and
On 27 July 2012, the negotiating conference for the Arms Trade Treaty drew to a close without consensus on adopting a
This is the final report from the seminar “Why Controlling Small Arms Matters to Women” held on 25 Octobe
This chapter examines the largely overlooked relationship between female ex-combatants, DDR, and transitional justice
The Women's Initiatives for Gender Justice is an international women's human rights organisation that advocates for g
This report presents the main findings of an assessment conducted in Lebanon, Jordanand Occupied Palestinian Territor
Center for Women's Global Leadership
Intersections of Violence Against Women and Militarism
Last week, the activism and persistence of IANSA Women in the Arms Trade Treaty process achieved concrete results.
For over 40 years, violence in Colombia has pitted the government against several guerilla groups including the Revol
On 7th March, 2011 the Women's International League for Peace and Freedom (WILPF) held a seminar on the occasion of t
This report examines women's roles in peacebuilding, postconflict reconstruction, and economic development.
Disarmament, Demobilization, and Reintegration (DDR) programming has become a popular tool for returning child combat
In January 2009, the Congolese government announced that the second phase of its demobilisation, disarmament and rein
Recent research suggests that women comprise between 10 and 30 percent of armed opposition groups, with some groups,
In a recent report which was co-written by the author for the UK-based Medical Foundation for the Care of Victims of
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.
During the past decade, the international community has come to recognize that girls participate in armed groups and
Since the end of the Cold War, changes in modern warfare, including the increased targeting of civilians and the esca