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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

National gun laws

Since 1994 in the US, over 1.9 million applications to buy a gun have been refused due to the applicant’s failure to pass criminal background checks, according to a new report by the Brady Campaign to Prevent Gun Violence.

National gun laws

Gun Free South Africa applauds a High Court decision confirming that the National Firearms Act is constitutional and that the state does not have to pay compensation for voluntarily surrendered guns.

Regional Cooperation

The Institute for Security Studies has released a new issue of ‘Arms Control: Africa’.

Security sector reform

10 people were killed when a policeman went on a shooting spree with a G3 assault rifle in Siakango, Kenya on 6 November.

Women, gender and guns

“Right to Mourn”, a documentary about of women survivors of urban gun violence in Rio de Janeiro, has won the award for Best Documentary at the International Film Festival of Bolívia.

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.