Training Manual On Gender-Mainstreaming Small Arms Control


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(Relief Web) Small arms and light weapons and their illicit trade and misuse continue to impede sustainable peace and development. Given the differentiated impacts of armed violence on women, men, girls and boys, addressing gender dimensions is a critical factor in ensuring national, regional and international peace and security.

Particularly, when dealing with small arms and light weapons, incorporating a gender-responsive approach to policies and programmes is required for effective and sustainable interventions. This includes both taking a gendered approach to analysis and policy-making, but also ensuring that women have equal, full and effective participation in decision-making.

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Published: Tuesday, November 15, 2022

Last Updated: Thursday, November 2, 2023

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