“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 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
On 27 July 2012, the negotiating conference for the Arms Trade Treaty drew to a close without consensus on adopting a
Statement of the Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women on the need for a gender perspective in
In the past two decades, experts monitoring the international arms trade recorded more than 500 violations of United
Negotiations are (nearly) underway at UN headquarters in New York over a proposed Arms Trade Treaty.
Women members of civil society groups clad in black shirts and holding bananas staged a protest-rally in front of the
Ahead of July, when final negotiations will be held at the UN on the ATT initiative, several civil society groups and
This is a letter from various NGOs calling for the inclusion of a criterion on gender-based violence in the Arms Trad
Governments and companies around the world should stop signing new contracts with arms suppliers such as the Russian
This paper briefly outlines why the ATT should require States not to allow an international transfer of conventional
The United States described Moscow's latest arms sale to Syria as "reprehensible" after a rights group repo
The Lebanese army seized a ship last weekend carrying three containers filled with weapons reportedly intended for Sy
In "Distant View of a Minaret," the late and much-neglected Egyptian writer Alifa Rifaat begins her short s
On April 25th the Security Council convened under the Presidency of the United States to discuss challenges related t
On the 19th of April the Security Council convened to discuss Nuclear Proliferation, Disarmament and Security.
Militarism, Violence and Conflict is one of the themes of the AWID Forum 2012 ↑ which opens tomorrow in Istanbul
If one thing holds the overall movement of peace movements together it is the goal of violence reduction.
“Violence associated with the ‘war on drugs' and organized crime, which includes government corruption in
This is the final report from the seminar “Why Controlling Small Arms Matters to Women” held on 25 Octobe
The United Nations' secretary-general is appealing to the world's main nuclear disarmament forum to get down to work
In an impassioned plea for peace, twenty-two women's organizations in South Korea make their case for a better world
"A dead rat is worth more than the body of a woman." Those were the words of one distraught young woman who
Wartime rape is a persistent and brutal aspect of conflict, whether during or in the aftermath of hostilities.
Women have made significant advances in politics over the past few decades, with females having served as the head of
This chapter examines the largely overlooked relationship between female ex-combatants, DDR, and transitional justice