Observatory on Women and Armed Violence

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The Observatory on Gender and Armed Violence (OGAV), an IANSA member in Portugal has opened an online photo gallery on 'Sex(ed) Guns'.

On 12 April 2011, the Observatory on Gender and Armed Violence, University of Coimbra, Portugal,and the research group on Humanities, Migrations and Peace Studies (NHUMEP/CES) will host a seminar on “Youth, Gender and Security” at PUC-São Paulo University, Brazil.

“Right to Mourn”, a documentary about of women survivors of urban gun violence in Rio de Janeiro, has won the award for Best Documentary at the International Film Festival of Bolívia.

A survey on armed domestic violence in Portugal has shown that the threat of gun use is the most common form of intimidation at homes.

UN Security Council Resolution 1325 (2000) has been commonly interpreted as referring exclusively to women, peace & security in war and post-war zones.