These videos and readings provide information about the gender-based violence (GBV) provision in the Arms Trade Treaty
Please watch these short introductory videos:
Ray Acheson, Director, Reaching Critical Will speaking on the importance of the gender based violence provision in Article 7.4 of the Arms Trade Treaty and different ways it can be assessed.
Charlene Roopnarine, Permanent Mission of Trinidad and Tobago to the United Nations speaking about the importance of including the ATT and its GVB provision in the “Women, disarmament, non-proliferation and arms control” resolution.
Ambassador Courtney Rattray, Permanent Mission of Jamaica to the United Nations speaking about the links between arms transfers, drug trafficking and gender based violence in Jamaica.
Annie Matundu-Mbamb, President, WILPF – DRC Section
Jasmin Nario Galace, Executive Director at Center for Peace Education, Miriam College (the Philippines) speaking about the implementation of Article 7.4 of the ATT.
Ambassador Patricia O’Brien, Permanent Mission of Ireland at the United Nations – speaking at the Gender, Development and Non-Proliferation side event on the importance of gender in disarmament.
Charlene Roopnarine, Permanent Mission of Trinidad and Tobago to the United Nations – Statement at UN First Committee on “Women, Disarmament, Non-Proliferation and Arms Control” resolution.
Ms. Palma D’Ambrosio, Permanent Mission of Italy to the United Nations – Statement at UN First Committee on Women Peace and Security.
- GBV Prevention Network. (2013) “Strengthening Regional Work on Gender-based Violence” <http://preventgbvafrica.org/wp-content/uploads/2013/09/SRWGBV_complete.pdf>. pp. iv-14, 46-56 only.
- Mothepa Shadung. (24 August 2016) “SDGs Key to Restoring Women’s Role in African Security Issues?” ISS Today. <https://www.issafrica.org/iss-today/sdgs-key-to-restoring-womens-role-in-african-security-issues>.
- Rebecca Gerome. (2016) Preventing Gender-Based Violence through Arms Control: Tools and guidelines to implement the Arms Trade Treaty and UN Programme of Action. New York: Reaching Critical Will. <http://www.reachingcriticalwill.org/images/documents/Publications/preventing-gbv.pdf>.
Further Optional Readings
- Ray Acheson. (2015) Gender-Based Violence and the Arms Trade Treaty. New York: Reaching Critical Will. <http://www.reachingcriticalwill.org/images/documents/Publications/GBV_ATT-brief.pdf>.
- Mary Kimani. (2012) “Taking on violence against women in Africa.” Africa Renewal. <http://www.un.org/africarenewal/magazine/special-edition-women-2012/taking-violence-against-women-africa>.
- Angela Baldasare. (June 2012) “Gender-Based Violence: Focus on Africa.” <http://sai-dc.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/05/GBV-Literature-Review.pdf>.
- Population Council. (2008) “Sexual and Gender Based Violence in Africa: Key Issues for Programming.” <https://www.k4health.org/sites/default/files/AfricaSGBV_KeyIssues.pdf>.
- Jody Williams. (December 2015) “Women, Weapons, Peace and Security.” Sur: International Journal on Human Rights. <http://sur.conectas.org/en/women-weapons-peace-security/>.
- Ray Acheson. (2015) Women, Weapons and War: A Gendered Critique of Multilateral Instruments. New York, Reaching Critical Will. <http://www.reachingcriticalwill.org/images/documents/Publications/women-weapons-war.pdf>.