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The Institute of Human Rights Communication Nepal (IHRICON), IANSA member in Nepal along with the Armed Violence Reduction Working Group and National Women Security Watch Group, organised an interactive workshop on the “Arms Trade Treaty and Gender”. Ms. Prassanata Wasti presented data on the security situation of Nepal since 2010. Ms. Shobha Gautam, IHRICON’s founder and president, presented her paper on the Arms Trade Treaty and Gender.

An article by IANSA woman Shobha Gautam of the Institute of Human Rights Communication Nepal (IHRICON) and National Women Security Watch (NWS) focuses on the impact of small arms on gender in Nepal.

Over 80 journalists, government officials, academics, NGO representatives and members of the public attended a conference and book launch in Kathmandu organised by the Institute of Human rights Communication Nepal (IHRICON).

IANSA member Shobha Gautam from Nepal was appointed as new coordinator of the South Asian Peace Alliance (SAPA) on 22 March.