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IANSAInternational Action Network on Small Arms
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As a diverse collection of human rights, arms control, relief, development, education, medical, and faith-based organizations, among others, from both the Global North and South, IANSA is scattered, disorganized, and unprepared to battle the effective and unified vision of the competing pro-gun coalition.
One thousand people a day are killed by small arms and thousands more are wounded, according to IANSA.
based NGOs of the Small Arms Working Group (SAWG), most of which were affiliated with IANSA.
An analyst with IANSA found that "a lack of detailed research, compounded by a lack of transparency on arms and security issues in general, make it difficult to assess the extent of the small arms problem in the Middle East.
The IANSA Women's Network is the only international network focused on the connections between gender, women's rights, small arms, and armed violence.
The campaign is being run by Amnesty International, Oxfam and IANSA (International Action Network on Small Arms).
Amnesty International, Oxfam and IANSA, an organisation representing hundreds of gun control groups in the UK and worldwide, launched the Control Arms campaign last year to finally tackle the problem.
Jamie Theakston, of behalf of Control Arms, jointly run by Amnesty International, IANSA and Oxfam, Aspect Court, 4 Temple Row, Birmingham.
18) In the past two years, IANSA has made significant strides in placing the small arms problem on the agenda of governments, international institutions, and global civil society.
Amnesty International, Oxfam and IANSA are campaigning for an International Arms Trade Treaty that will bring tougher controls to governments who openly flaunt international human rights and humanitarian laws.
Oxfam, Amnesty International and IANSA, representing hundreds of gun control groups in the UK and around the world, are together calling for an Arms Trade Treaty.