Putting a Human Face to the Problem of Small Arms Proliferation - Gender Implications for the Effective Implementation of the UN Programme of Action on Small Arms (2005)

01 February 2005
This paper provides a general background to the interrelationship between the 2001 UN Programme of Action to Prevent, Combat and Eradicate the Illicit Trade in Small Arms and Light Weapons in All Its Aspects (PoA) and gender. It also makes recommendations on how the PoA can be better implemented and provides textual recommendations for consideration during the 2006 review process.
Nicola Johnston and William Godnick
with Charlotte Watson and Michael von Tangen Page
International Alert

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