Taking Stock of Action on the Illicit Small Arms Trade: Gender-Responsive Small Arms Control

Boris Colinas and Emilia Dungel

'The increasing recognition to the role of gender perspectives in arms control; has produced implicit and explicit requirements to incorporate gender into arms control architecture, instruments, policies, and programmes. Much work has been done—especially since the official dawn of the Women, Peace and Security (WPS) agenda in 2000—yet much remains when it comes to translating principles to action. The seventh panel of the Small Arms Survey 2020 online forum ‘Taking stock of action on the illicit small arms trade’ explored how these principles can be operationalized to create the impact they were intended to have...'

Keywords: Gender Gender-responsive small arms control