Major research from AOAV shows that global civilian casualties from explosive violence in 2014 have increased for the third year running, up 5% from 2013.
The first seven months of 2015 have seen a dramatic increase in the number of civilian casualties of suicide bombs, AOAV investigates why.
Iain Overton's book about the impact of guns worldwide has been described as 'a must read', 'brilliant', 'shocking' and 'gripping'
AOAV's report considers 18 organisations collecting data on IED harm, highlighting limitations and good practice examples, with a case study on UNAMA in Afghanistan.
This report analyses the assistance provided to survivors of the 2013 Boston Marathon bombing, in which 3 people were killed and 264 were injured.
NATO's use of air strikes in Afghanistan has long been controversial. AOAV's new report examines how NATO was forced to change its rules for aerial bombing in populated areas.
AOAV report on how the IDF's changes to rules of engagement for artillery shelling have increased the risk to civilians in Gaza.
AOAV investigates and responds to the violent harm that weapons bring worldwide - with a particular focus on firearms and explosive weapons.
The rights of victims of armed violence lies at the heart of what we do. We work with states and civil society to strengthen their ability and political will to ensure support and empowerment of armed violence victims.
Strong communities are better able to respond to the drivers of armed violence. AOAV helps re-enforce communities’ own abilities to prevent armed violence where it matters.