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Contributors to the book draw on experience and research from around the world on the nexus of gender, age, violence and small arms in developing and developed countries. Their findings feed into a number of recommendations for future policy formulation, programme implementation and research designed to further illuminate and counteract the firing of the “sexed pistol”.
Vanessa Farr is a Senior Social Development and Gender Advisor with the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in the Occupied Palestinian Territories.
Henri Myrttinen is a South East Asia Analyst at the International Crisis Group (ICG), Indonesia, and a Doctoral Candidate at the University of KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa.
Albrecht Schnabel is a Senior Fellow in the Research Division of the Geneva Centre for the Democratic Control of Armed Forces (DCAF), Switzerland.
Table of contents
Part I: Sexualized violence, gender and small arms
Part II: Gender, small arms and violence in fragmented societies
Part III: Militarizing the domestic sphere
Part IV: Gender, weapons collection and small-arms control
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