landmine

Updates on GMAP and a Happy New Year!

The team at the Gender and Mine Action Programme wishes you a happy New Year 2018! We are preparing for a busy and exciting year, and we are looking forward to deepening relationships with partners to continue promoting equality and inclusion in mine action.     The last weeks of 2017 have been eventful, with […]

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GMAP highlights gender & diversity in 15th MSP Chile

  GMAP’s participation in the 15th Meeting of the State Parties of Mine Ban Treaty in Chile has marked a very important milestone. For the first time in almost two decades since the entry into force of the treaty, gender and diversity issues were brought under spotlight in a plenary session. As the expert organisation […]

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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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