NATO Review: Small Arms, Big Impact

16 June 2011

The latest edition of NATO Review has the theme "Small Arms, Big Impact" and coincides with the Global Week of Action against Gun Violence 2011.

The online magazine features an article ‘Limit arms exports to reduce violence against women‘ by IANSA woman Rebecca Gerome, on the importance of explicitly mentioning gender in the Arms Trade Treaty.

The edition also includes:

  • Photostory: the struggle against small arms in pictures
  • Small arms: the real weapons of mass destruction?
  • 10 years of action on small arms: where are we now?
  • Small arms: Thousands destroyed, millions remain
  • Dangerous stockpiles: unplanned explosions’ high costs
  • How to keep ammunition out of the hands of terrorists

In an interview for this edition of NATO Review, Margot Wallstrom, the United Nations Special Representative on Sexual Violence in Conflict, stresses that "women have become today's frontline soldiers - without guns".

To read the articles, go to: http://www.nato.int/docu/review/2011/Arms-control/EN/index.htm

Source:
NATO Review