There is an increase in interest to fund Mine Action activities and projects which mainstream gender and diversity as well as promote equality and inclusion. The resources featured here showcase good practices and lessons learned, as well as demonstrate the efficiency and effectiveness of funding activities and projects where Gender and diversity are mainstreamed, and equality and inclusion promoted in explosive ordnance risk reduction. The available documents and videos are based on evidence and learnings from the field and aim to help better inform decision-making processes relating to the funding of gender and diversity sensitive and responsive projects and operations.
Through this project, the Geneva International Centre for Humanitarian Demining (GICHD) revisited and celebrated the role of women working in demining teams in Kosovo both twenty years ago and today.
This study explores the relationship between gender and operational efficiency in the context of staff in field-based mine action roles.
This toolkit has been developed to assist mine action stakeholders to mainstream gender and diversity in contracting and grants management documentation and practices.
The report looks at how the recruitment of women in demining contributed to a change in gender norms in Bamyan.
This guide has been developed to assist mine action stakeholders to mainstream gender and diversity in quality management, documentation and practices.
This report outlines the key findings of the study looking at the socioeconomic impact of employing female deminers in Sri Lanka.
This handbook describes what is meant by the term 'Women, Peace and Security' and why it should be at the forefront of any work undertaken in conflict or post-conflict contexts.
The GICHD, together with UNIDIR and the International Gender Champions Disarmament Impact Group, developed a factsheet to provide an overview of the differentiated impact of cluster munition remnants, report progress on the incorporation of gender and diversity considerations in the Convention’s framework, and support States Parties and stakeholders in their mainstreaming efforts.
This document addresses key issues and entry points for advancing gender-responsive localisation at the operational level.
This guidance is intended to assist the humanitarian mine action sector in strengthening efforts related to protection from sexual exploitation and abuse.
The UN Gender Guidelines for Mine Action Programmes aim to support mine action practitioners to integrate a gender perspective into all relevant mine action initiatives and operations. (3rd edition, 2019).
Oslo Action Plan (OAP) 2020-2024 for supporting the implementation of the Anti-Personnel Mine Ban Convention.
In accordance with the principles of international humanitarian law, the convention prohibits or limits the use of certain conventional weapons considered particularly harmful or having indiscriminate effects on civilian populations.
The international treaty that aims to prohibit all use, stockpiling, production and transfer of cluster munitions.