Gender and disarmament

Introduction

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.
6 months ago

Disarmament as a means to build peace

June 19, 2018  Comments are off
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  Comments are off
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 disarmament

March 11, 2015  Comments are off
WILPF deliver CD statement

The Women’s International League for Peace and Freedom (WILPF) raised crucial gender and disarmament themes in its annual statement to the Conference on Disarmament (CD), delivered for 2015’s International Women’s Day. WILPF noted how gender shapes the role and impact of weapons and violence on... Read more

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