Publications

Publications on this site are organised into different types. The categories are in the side menu and reflect some of the themes that IANSA, and its members and allies work on. Alternatively, you can view the most recently added publications below.

IANSA publications

Since 1998 a wide range of publications and resource materials have been produced by the IANSA Network. Production has been possible with donations and grants and all publications are produced on a non-profit basis by a small staff, including interns and volunteers who have assisted with translations and at various other levels within the production process.

Please note: Not all of the titles within this section are necessarily IANSA publications, nor all publishers/authors IANSA members. Please contact us if you have any queries.

Bulletin 17: Women at Work: Preventing Gun Violence 29 January 2009
This edition includes: Network news • Kenya: Practical learning for peace • Voices of African women • UN SC Open Debate on 1325 • Sri Lanka: Women, war and displacement • Empowerment through exchange • Women in Liberia: Fighting for peace • Violence and small arms: the Portuguese case • Special Focus: 16 days of activism - Events in 38 countries • Trafficking women and guns in India's Northeast • Announcements: IANSA women on Nigeria’s NATCOM • UN First Committee on Disarmament: IANSA women address delegates: and information about events and resources.
Women in the Crossfire: UNSCR 1325 and Small Arms 30 October 2008
UN Security Council Resolution (SCR) 1325 has proven to be a decisive mandate in the field of small arms policy and practice. This information sheet provides details of potential entry points.
Bulletin 16: Women at Work: Preventing Gun Violence 30 September 2008
This edition includes: Network news • Argentina: Women campaign in Santa Fe • Peace by piece – towards human security • Burundi: DAGROPASS and the Urgent Action Fund Africa • UN SCR 1820 on Sexual Violence: Special Focus: Disarming domestic violence - Advocacy at the 3rd UN BMS on Small Arms: Announcements • 1325 National Action Plans - Perspectives • IANSA becomes a member of GAPS UK: and information about events and resources.
When Men Murder Women: An Analysis of 2006 Homicide Data 31 July 2008
An annual report prepared by the Violence Policy Center detailing the reality of homicides committed against women. The study analyzes the most recent Supplementary Homicide Report (SHR) data submitted to the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI). This is the first analysis of the 2006 data on female homicide victims to offer breakdowns of cases in the 10 states with the highest female victim/male offender homicide rates, and the first to rank the states by the rate of female homicides.
Bulletin 15: Women at Work: Preventing Gun Violence 30 June 2008
Includes: The trauma of tragedy: The long term effects of the Albanian ammunition explosion: Network news • Uganda: Using 1325 in small arms research • Success at the Dublin Conference on Cluster Munitions • South-South cooperation: Blue Veins and SAP Nepal • West Africa: Bridget Osakwe leads expert SALW workshop • Argentina: First regional workshop on gender and peacekeeping (SCR 1325): Special Focus: Global Week of Action Against Gun Violence • WN activism in Afghanistan, Argentina, Azerbaijan, Burundi, Cameroon, Costa Rica, DRC, Denmark, El Salvador, Guinea, India, Japan, Kenya, Pakistan, Namibia, Serbia, Senegal, St Vincent & the Grenadines, Sudan, Syria, Trinidad and Tobago, Tunisia, Turkey, Uganda and the UK: Announcements • Third Biennial Meeting of States on Small Arms • Deweaponisation and Civil Society (DEWs): Events and Resources.
A Health Handbook for Women with Disabilities 01 June 2008
This groundbreaking handbook was developed with the help and experience of women with disabilities in 42 countries — women whose disabilities include amputations and paralysis, amongst others. Health professionals, caregivers for women with disabilities, and trainers working with disability groups will also find this Handbook an essential resource.
Canadian Perspectives on Gender and Small Arms and Light Weapons 30 April 2008
This briefing is designed for use by organisations and individuals involved in peacebuilding practice and development. It forms part of an online series that synthesizes information on key issues related to small arms and light weapons and outlines recommendations for action.
Bulletin 14: Women at Work: Preventing Gun Violence 31 March 2008
Main story: Being part of the process: Gun law reform in Namibia: Network News • Senegalese women reflect on gun use • Jordan: Raising awareness • Burundi: Committed to the Nairobi Protocol • Western Balkans: Guns and domestic violence: Special focus CSW - IANSA women at the UN Commission on the Status of Women: Announcements • Dr Christiane Agboton Johnson, new Deputy Director of UNIDIR • Gender and SSR Toolkit • Week of Action Against Gun Violence: Announcements and Resources.
Gender & Security Sector Reform Toolkit 31 January 2008
This Toolkit is an initial response to the need for information and analysis on gender and SSR. It is designed to provide policymakers and practitioners with a practical introduction to why gender issues are important in SSR and what can be done to integrate them.
Together we can make a difference! 05 January 2008
Suggestions on things we can all do to increase awareness of our experiences, perspectives and contributions to challenge and stop gun violence.