Gender, Peace and Disarmament


Heyzer, Noeleen. 2003. “Gender, Peace and Disarmament.” Disarmament Forum 4: 5–16.

Author: Noeleen Heyzer


This paper shows how gender perspectives are relevant to disarmament issues. It illustrates the links between gender and landmines, small arms and light weapons, weapons of mass destruction and the post-conflict process of disarming, demobilizing and reintegrating former combatants. The author looks more closely at each of these issues, highlighting examples of the gender and disarmament nexus. (UNDIR)

Topics: DDR, Gender, Peace Processes

Year: 2003

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