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 […]
The article “Social inclusion of Marginalized Communities: Mine Action in Laos” by Tina Kalamar, who worked as Programme Assistant for GMAP, is now available. It explores the inclusion of gender and diversity in mine action in Laos through the lens of intersectionality. Mine action that is more sensitive to additional challenges faced by ethnic minorities, […]
Even in the most challenging contexts, there are many ways mine action can improve the lives of women. Those include listening to their concerns and opinions, and involving them as much as possible in the activities and the decision-making processes that impact on their lives. GMAP has recently visited the mine action programme in Afghanistan, one of […]
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 […]
GMAP has produced a short animation video that explains the importance of including gender and diversity perspectives in mine action. For more information visit us on our Facebook page.
Article on male engagement in gender mainstreaming in mine action, which has become a reality in the complex context of Afghanistan.