Putting Women’s Rights into the Arms Trade Treaty

Authored by: Chitra Nagarajan and Caroline Green

Categories: Violent Conflict
Sub-Categories: International Agreements, International Law, National Security Forces and Armed Groups
Region: No Region
Year: 2012
Citation: Nagarajan, Chitra and Caroline Green. Putting Women's Rights into the Arms Trade Treaty. London: Gender Action for Peace and Security, 2012.

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Executive Summary

This report focuses on the inclusion of gender-based violence language into the language of the Arms Trade Treaty. Specifically, it highlights the unique impact that conflict and the movement of arms have on women’s lives.