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States must address threat to civilian protection posed by small arms and light weapo...
Ahead of the United Nation Security Council Open Debate on Small Arms and Light Weapons, the International Coalition for the Responsibility to Protect and PAX issued the following joint statement endorsed by 40 civil society organisation, including Article 36. The statement calls on states to... Read more
UK must raise use of cluster munitions, explosive weapons with Ukraine government
As the UK sent military advisors to Ukraine, on 11 March Article 36 wrote to the government urging them to do everything in their power to prevent any further use of cluster munitions by Ukraine. We also recommended that the Ukrainian government’s use of... Read more
International Women’s Day: WILPF on Gender and disarmament
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