Breaking the cycle of gang violence: A Toronto program aimed at intervening with youth involved in gang activity is showing results

Maribel Gonzales Conventional Weapons

Author Maribel Gonzales The Ploughshares Monitor Volume 33 Issue 3 In 2011 Toronto, Canada’s largest city (population c. 2.7 million), recorded its lowest murder count in 30 years—33. Then, this …

A glaring omission: Landmark UN Resolution 1325 on women and peace makes no reference to small arms and light weapons

Maribel Gonzales Conventional Weapons

Author Maribel Gonzales The Ploughshares Monitor Spring 2012 Volume 33 Issue 1 United Nations Security Council Resolution (UNSCR) 1325, unanimously adopted in 2000, was a turning point in how the …