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  1. Disarmament and Civil Society, Applying a Disarmament Lens to Gender, Human Rights, Development, Security, Education and Communication

    The issues and activities presented in this volume represent only a very small slice of global efforts to expand the

    Wednesday, December 12, 2012
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 759
  2. Reports/Policy Briefs90 746
  3. SRI LANKA: The Women Clearing Sri Lanka's Mines

    Many were randomly scattered by Tamil Tiger rebels in the final months before their defeat.

    Wednesday, October 17, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 535
  4. COLOMBIA: Militarized Gender Performativity: Women and Demobilization in Colombia's FARC and AUC.

    Abstract Women are usually represented as victims in the literature on conflict and conflict resolution.

    Tuesday, September 25, 2012
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 730
  5. COLUMBIA: International Peace Day and Ceasefires

    Today is International Peace Day.

    Friday, September 21, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 416
  6. Peace without Security Violence against Women and Girls in Liberia

    Liberia's civil wars are often mistakenly perceived as marking the beginning of widespread violence against women and

    Friday, September 21, 2012
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 704
  7. INTERNATIONAL: U.N. Security Council Split Over Children and Armed Conflict

    China, Russia, Pakistan and Azerbaijan abstained from a U.N.

    Wednesday, September 19, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 409
  8. PAPUA NEW GUINEA: Gun Violence a Growing Concern in Papua New Guinea

    This is the case in the autonomous region of Bougainville in the east of the country, where disarmament remains elusi

    Monday, September 3, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 336
  9. 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
  10. Challenging Militarism - WILPF 16 Days 2012 Flyer

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

    Friday, July 13, 2012
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 649
  12. 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
  13. 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
  14. 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
  15. 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
  16. 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
  17. 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
  18. 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
  19. 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
  20. 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
  21. AWID: Militarism, Conflict and Violence

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    Thursday, April 19, 2012
    Reports/Policy Briefs90 590
  22. 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
  23. 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
  24. 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
  25. 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
  26. 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
  27. 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
  28. 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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  30. Reports/Policy Briefs90 563
  31. 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
  32. 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
  33. 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
  34. 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