Monthly Archives: December 2014

December 23

ATT provides new hope in 2015 for civilians in conflict

Written by Anna Macdonald, Control Arms Today, new international law enters into force introducing tight new controls on the $85bn arms trade. Arms campaigner Anna Macdonald here speaks about her hopes for the protection of civilians during 2015. It’s that time of year again when people start talking about Peace on Earth and goodwill to […]

December 04

Gender, arms and security in the Pacific

Written by Hannah Lewis, Oxfam Australia When governments ignore the gendered nature of arms and security, women’s needs are ignored and women are excluded from decision making around arms and security. But it doesn’t have to be this way. Effective implementation of international and regional commitments can go a long way in ensuring that women’s voices […]