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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

Women, gender and guns

A review of the book ‘Sexed Pistols: The Gendered Impacts of Small Arms and Light Weapons’, written by IANSA woman Sarah Masters, has been published in the latest edition of the journal Gender and Development.

International trade controls

Arms exports from Finland to 26 countries in 2008 may have been in conflict with EU policy according to a new report from SaferGlobe Finland. 

Two recent reports by SIPRI conclude that greater responsibility for arms transfers to conflict zones in Africa must be taken by arms suppliers 

National gun laws

According to an inquiry initiated by the House of Commons Select Committee on Home Affairs, changes in gun laws are necessary to prevent future mass shootings. 

National gun laws

Gun Free South Africa (GFSA) welcomes a new government strategy to deal with challenges facing the South African firearms registry, launched in Pretoria on 2 November.

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.