Gender and disarmament


Gender and Disarmament

Weapons and weapons policies are inherently gendered: their production, marketing, stockpiling and use relies upon and reinforces gender as a set of social ideas, and they differentially impact men, women, girls and boys.
2 years ago

The Disarmament Impact Group’s gendered nuclear politics

February 7, 2019  
Drawing of face of a woman closing own mouth with zipper

Last month, the International Gender Champions Disarmament Impact Group published the ‘Gender & Disarmament Resource Pack for Multilateral Practitioners’. This short document, in its own words, ‘includes basic information on gender equality and its relevance to arms control, non-proliferation and... Read more

Disarmament as a means to build peace

June 19, 2018  
Disarmament as a means to build peace

On 14 June, the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights convened an intersessional workshop on the right to peace, mandated by the Human Rights Council (A/HRC/RES/35/4) to discuss the implementation of the Declaration on the Right to Peace... Read more

Women and multilateral disarmament forums: Patterns of underrepresentation

October 21, 2015  
Women and multilateral disarmament forums: Patterns of underrepresentation

Women are inadequately represented at the meetings of international treaties and processes that address disarmament and weapons issues, including those concerning conventional weapons and weapons of mass destruction. A new discussion paper from Article 36 shows that at any given... Read more

International Women’s Day: WILPF on Gender and...

March 11, 2015

Sex and drone strikes

October 27, 2014

Remarks on ‘No more #ManPanels initiative̵...

October 18, 2014

Gender discrimination, power and saying no to all-ma...

July 17, 2014
Against gender discrimination in global policymaking
May 19, 2014