Month: March 2016

Conflict’s Impact on Women and Men

Landmines, cluster munitions, and other explosive remnants of war (ERW) have an effect on individuals who come in contact with them – and a person’s gender, where they come from, and what they do, will also influence the way in which these hazards impact their lives. The United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) highlights some of the impacts (direct […]

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Supporting Gender and Diversity-Sensitive Mine Action Standards in Ukraine

Hazards like mines, cluster munitions, and other ordnance leftover from recent hostilities in the East of Ukraine threaten the safety and security of boys, men, girls and women living in those areas and have forced many to flee. National authorities and stakeholders are stepping up their efforts to do what’s necessary to eliminate the danger […]

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UNSCR 1325 and Women & Armed Conflict – Infographic

GMAP helps mine action organisations better implement UN Security Council Resolution 1325 on Women, Peace and Security – which means increasing female participation in mine action and encourage and support stakeholders to record, measure, and report on women’s employment and participation. By doing this, GMAP is supporting the inclusion of females as active agents in conflict […]

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International Women’s Day 2016 – Celebrating Women in Mine Action

Nathalie Ochoa has seven years’ experience working in the mine action sector in Colombia. She joined the mine action sector in 2009 to assist with an impact survey being carried out by the national authority and has since worked with a humanitarian demining operator and the United Nations Mine Action Service. At present, she is […]

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Internship with GMAP

Internship as Programme Assistant, The Gender and Mine Action Programme is currently looking for an intern in Geneva from 5 April 2016 for a period of at least three months. Responsibilities The overall task for the Intern is to assist the Director and the Programme Manager in the implementation of the Gender and Mine Action Programme. […]

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