Gender and the UN Programme of Action: Including all voices

Gonzales, Maribel
September 2010
Ploughshares Monitor;Autumn2010, Vol. 31 Issue 3, p17
The article offers information on the 2001 United Nations' (UN) Programme of Action (PoA) for controlling proliferation and illicit use of small arms and light weapons (SALW) in regional, national and global levels. It discusses the inclusion of gender mainstreaming to the PoA and several legislation made by the UN, which addresses women, peace and security. The key gender entry points which are emphasized on the gender mainstreaming for the UN PoA are also presented.


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