Women at Work: Preventing Gun Violence

The quarterly Bulletin of the IANSA Women's Network in English, French, Spanish and Portuguese.

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26/Apr/2012
This edition includes: PNG: Women demand disposal of guns • National commissions on small arms: a woman's perspective • UN small arms process: IANSA Women celebrate progress • Canada: Outrage at approval to destroy long gun registry • Caribbean: Radio interview on PoA • Pakistan: New report on guns and violence against women • Canada: UNSCR 1325 & SALW control • The Philippines: Government consults CSOs • ATT: Progress towards July negotiations • International Women's Day • 2011 Global Military Spending • Call for applications: Women PeaceMakers' Programme • Agnès Marcaillou: New Director of UNMAS • Angela Kane appointed High Representative for Disarmament Affairs • Resources
06/Feb/2012
This edition includes: Special Focus: 16 Days of Activism Against Gender Violence • Turkey: National conference on Women's Perspectives on Individual Disarmament • Papua New Guinea: Women Only Training Institute • UK: WILPF Autumn seminar • Israel: Gun Free Kitchen Tables Campaign successes • African Union: Success on SALW control and gender • US: White Paper on 1325 National Action Plan • Upcoming UN Conferences: Arms Trade Treaty (ATT) and UNPoA on small arms • Resources and announcements
27/Oct/2011
This edition includes: The proliferation of small arms in Mali since the crisis in Libya • The activism of IANSA Women at the Kenya-Somalia border • Non-State Torture in Canada • Small arms in El Salvador • The Disarm Domestic Violence campaign in Paraguay • Gender and SALW Training Institutes in Peru and Uganda • UNSCR 1325 in the US and the Netherlands • Announcements, events & resources.
22/Jul/2011
This edition includes: Highlights of the Global Week of Action Against Gun Violence • Successes at the July Arms Trade Treaty Preparatory Committee • Survivors at the Open-Ended Meeting of Governmental Experts • Francophone Women Only Training Institute in Mali • News from the Philippines and Colombia • 16 Days of Activism Against Gender Violence.
06/May/2011
This edition includes: IANSA women active at the UN: CSW and UN Women launch • Jordan: Small arms and gender • DRC: Disarm Domestic Violence • Special Focus: The Arms Trade Treaty (ATT) • and information about events and resources.
10/Aug/2010
Network news • Gender Policy launch: RECSA • Eastern Africa: Time for a Gender Protocol? • Opportunities for exchange and learning • Special Focus: Guidelines for gender mainstreaming for the effective implementation of the UN PoA • Disarm Domestic Violence: Campaign updates • Announcements • India: IANSA woman awarded the 2010 Sean MacBride Peace Prize • Precarious Progress: Women, Peace and Security • Events • Resources
28/Apr/2010
This edition includes: Canada: Torturers, Guns and Bullets • Network news • Spain: Seminar on women and peacebuilding • Reinforcing disarmament • Renewed energy for the Control Arms Campaign • Central Africa: Recent activities • Meeting Margot Wallstrom Special Focus: UN Commission on the Status of Women • Guns - the unending cycle of violence and information about events and resources.
20/Jan/2010
This edition includes: A pathway to women's empowerment: the first Training Institute on women and SALW control • Network news • DRC: Marking and registering SALW • Gender and UN peacekeeping operations • 1325 monitoring checklist • Knowledge becomes action: ATT and women • OSCE: Women and small arms control • SCR 1325 and 1820: Indicators • South Africa: Disarm Domestic Violence • Special Focus: 16 Days of Activism Against Gun Violence • Canada: Montreal Massacre, 20 years on • and information about events and resources.
30/Jul/2009
This edition of the Bulletin focus on the Disarm Domestic Violence campaign and includes: Campaign aims and objectives; Launch events worldwide; and How to get involved.
30/Apr/2009
This edition includes: Network news • Sweden: Global Security Trends • PNG: 'The way we live reflects our fears' • IANSA urges Norway to amend gun laws • Promoting Peace in West Africa • ATT: time for Asia Pacific to get on board • Special Focus: IANSA women at the Commission on the Status of Women • The unspoken link between guns and HIV-AIDS • Towards an ATT: women's rights • Announcements • ATT: regional seminars • Colombia: new law on violence against women includes gun possession • Global Week of Action • Peace & security in South Asia • Liberia launches 1325 NAP: and information about events and resources.