Supporting victims and survivors of gun violence

  Behind every weapon there is a person involved who controls it, and in front of the weapon will most likely be a civilian who will be injured or killed by it. Finding solutions to violence from small arms and light weapons is a must, but it is also a duty to respond to the […]

The Violent Road: Violence in Nigeria

The issue of armed violence is becoming more and more noticed as a major problem in Nigeria.  The recent kidnapping of hundreds of girls has highlighted the deep rooted issues of violence in this West African power. The truth is that Nigeria is, and has been for a long while, one of the African countries […]

News from AOAV: 22 April 2014

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News from AOAV: 7 April 2014

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News from AOAV: 7 March 2014

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News from AOAV: 14 February 2014

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News from AOAV: 27 January 2014

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The Violent Road: comprehensive report on Nigerian armed violence by AOAV

Armed violence has damaged the economic and social wellbeing of Nigeria, according to a joint report by AOAV and local groups working against armed violence in Nigeria. A chronic failure to record and monitor the impact of armed violence has also hampered efforts to address this violence head on. The report was written by the National […]

News from AOAV: 6 December 2013

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Two AOAV researchers named in list highlighting next generation of leaders in humanitarian disarmament

Mines Action Canada today released their “30 under 30” list profiling young campaigners who are working to make a more just, peaceful and sustainable world. Two of AOAV’s Explosive Violence Researchers, Henry Dodd and Robert Perkins, were named on the list for their work on explosive weapons. Those chosen work on a wide variety of […]

Citing AOAV research, UN Secretary-General emphasises protection of civilians

The UN Secretary-General, Ban Ki-moon, has released his latest report on the protection of civilians in armed conflict which draws on research conducted by Action on Armed Violence. The report outlines the threats faced by civilian populations in a number of ongoing conflicts worldwide, and specifically emphasises the need for both casualty tracking and recording. […]

News from AOAV: 18 November 2013

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