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The problem of small arms proliferation is multidimensional– that is why such a broad array of organisations around the world are so concerned about it. On this page you will find the latest news and resources on some of the hot topics for groups working against small arms and light weapons.

Últimas noticias

23 November marked the first anniversary of the ‘Ampatuan Massacre’ where 57 people were killed by an armed group in Maguindanao province, the Philippines.

National gun laws

The Gun Control Coalition in Australia is concerned about proposed changes to the Tasmanian Firearms Act 1996 after the government began a public consultation which could lead to a review.

The sources and life-cycles of guns used to kill 511 police officers in the United States since 2000 are traced in a new study by The Washington Post.

Women, gender and guns

On 17 November, Women Engaged in Action on 1325 (WE Act 1325), an action network dedicated to promote awareness and implementation of UN SCR 1325 was launched in the Philippines.

Armed violence and development

Three finalists have been selected for ‘Shooting Poverty’ a short film competition focusing on the stories of people affected by armed violence.

Latest resources

International trade controls

Gracias a Orlidy Inoa, activista a favor del desarme e investigadora sobre temas de seguridad y control de armas y mujer de IANSA de la Republica Dominicana por compartir este articulo

Women, gender and guns
El primer boletín de 2012, “Género, Paz y Seguridad” del Instituto de Investigación de Paz de Oslo (PRIO) contiene una reseña del nuevo libro del investigador y Director encargado de PRIO, Inger Skjelsbæk, titulado “La Sicología Política de la Violación en la Guerra: estudios de Bosnia y Herzegovina”.
Women, gender and guns

Nos alegra compartir con ustedes un recurso nuevo con relación al Comité Preparatorio del Programa de Acción sobre armas pequeñas y ligeras (PoA PrepCom) el 19-23 de marzo.

Armed violence and development

A pesar de la firma de los Acuerdos de Paz en 2006 , la violencia política, económica y social sigue en Nepal, según el Small Arms Survey.

Survivors

Cate Buchanan del proyecto “Sobreviviendo la Violencia Armada” liderará un “webinar” a las 10h (hora del Reino Unido) el 15 marzo.