Disarmament

For decades, women have fought the hierarchy that characterizes patriarchy, which is maintained by obedient norms and structures. While obedience has been challenged in more or less overt ways, resistance to the patriarchal structure of society has been underway for a long time.

For the first time, an international legal instrument on nuclear weapons recognizes the disproportionate impact on both women and indigenous people.

Courage is needed to seek and introduce women’s perspectives in disarmament since such revision will alter how arms control is perceived and developed.

Critically, the modernization of Ballistic Missile Defense (BMD)- counter opposing forces designed to destroy incoming missiles- poses a further destabilising threat to strategic stability.

Whilst key individuals and groups of women have had tremendous impact around the world there is still a disproportionate lack of female representation within society

Short, informal conversations to build connections across global open source research. Open to anyone interested in open source verification and human security, including practitioners, researchers, journalists, policy-makers, and students.

In light of the successful AEGIS Ashore test which shot down an ICBM on November 16, 2020 – SCRAP Weapons will host a webinar about the implications of (successful) Ballistic Missile Defence for Strategic Stability (or balance of terror), at both the regional and global levels.

2020 marks the 25th anniversary from the Beijing Declaration, which promoted the most visionary agenda in terms of gender equality in many areas, including security. Yet, big gaps remain to be filled.

Post-Covid Multilateral Cooperation LONDON, 8 September 2020- The role of multilateral cooperation in the Covid-19 context was discussed by the speakers of the webinar themed “Post-COVID Multilateral Cooperation- A chance to achieve a nuclear-weapons-free world?” The online event was co-hosted by the Embassy of Kazakhstan in the UK and SCRAP Weapons at the Centre for …

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Lessons from the ICAN Forum in Paris Julia Auf dem Brinke Advocacy manager, SCRAP Weapons Rut Einarsdóttir Operations manager, SCRAP Weapons Engaging Young People in Disarmament Across Borders It is clear that increasingly more demilitarization organizations all over the world have started to ask the same question: how can we meaningfully engage young people with …

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