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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 21: Women at Work: Preventing Gun Violence 20 January 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.
Bulletin No. 21: Les Femmes au Travail: Prévenir la Violence par les Armes à Feu 20 January 2010
Histoire Principal: Une voie pour l'émancipation des femmes: première formation sur les femmes et le contrôle des ALPC • Actualitiés du Réseau • RDC: Atelier sur le marquage et l'enregistrement des armes • Le Genre et les Opérations de Maintien de la Paix • Liste de contrôle 1325 • De la connaissance à l’action: le TCA • OSCE: Les femmes et le contrôle des armes • Résolutions 1325 et 1820: indicateurs • Afrique du Sud: Désarmer la Violence Domestique • Attention Spéciale: 16 Jours d'Activisme contre la Violence à l’égard des Femmes 2009 • Canada: 20ème anniversaire du massacre de Montréal • Annonces • Calendrier • Nouvelles ressources
Sexed Pistols: The Gendered Impacts of Small Arms and Light Weapons 19 January 2010
IANSA woman Vanessa Farr is one of the editors of a new book 'Sexed Pistols: The Gendered Impacts of Small Arms and Light Weapons' which draws on experience and research from around the world on the nexus of gender, age, violence and small arms in developing and developed countries.
UK: Parliamentarians Guide to Women, Peace and Security 01 January 2010
A five-minute guide for Parliamentarians - What is the Women Peace and Security perspective? What is the UK National Policy? What has the international community done? Includes a case study on Afghanistan.
Women peace and security: The role of an ATT 29 October 2009
This briefing paper argues that global standards for the international import, export and transfer of conventional arms and ammunition should prohibit transfers where there is a significant risk that the transfer will be in used to violate women’s human rights or perpetuate a pattern of gender-based violence. It argues that international law demands linking the norms of an ATT with UN Security Resolutions 1325, 1820, 1888, and 1889, and obligations under international human rights and international humanitarian law.
Bulletin 19: Women at Work: Preventing Gun Violence 30 July 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.
Bulletin 19: Les Femmes au Travail: Prévenir la Violence par les Armes à Feu 30 July 2009
Le dernier numéro se concentre sur la campagne ‘Désarmer la Violence Domestique’ - la première campagne internationale pour protéger les femmes de la violence armée au sein du foyer. Le but principal est de s’assurer qu’on refuse l’accès à une arme à feu à tous ceux qui ont une histoire de violence conjugale, et qu’on révoque leur permis. • Les objectifs de la campagne • Lancement de la campagne autour du monde • Comment vous pouvez participer.
Gender & Security Sector Reform Training Resource Package 24 July 2009
The Gender and SSR Training Resource Package is a series of practical training materials to help trainers integrate gender in SSR training, and to deliver effective gender training to SSR audiences. It contains a wide range of exercises, discussion topics and examples from the ground that can be used in SSR training, and provides tips on integrating gender into the entire SSR training cycle—from conducting a training needs assessment to monitoring and evaluation.
Hommes, masculinité et armes: peut-on rompre le lien? 01 July 2009
Ce document va plancher sur comment les constructions des masculinités et des féminités fonctionnent afin de légitimer la croyance qu'un homme acceptable et adéquat est celui qui veut et est capable de contraindre les autres par de la violence. Il va également examiner comment l'association entre la puissance et la violence dans de plus larges de structures sociales sert à perpétuer la violence armée. En outre, le document va développer le fait qu'une masculinité violente n'est pas inévitable.
Global Monitoring Checklist on Women, Peace and Security 10 June 2009
The Global Monitoring Checklist is a pilot research project designed to contribute towards international understanding on women, peace and security efforts. It highlights relevant activities at the local and national level by women, civil society, national governments and the international community. It is not a comprehensive survey of all initiatives relating to women, peace and security; rather, it is a first step in gathering and collating information that links directly to UNSCR 1325 implementation.