Chad, Cameroon and France among countries impacted by the rise of suicide bomb attacks around the world.
A briefing paper by the International Network on Explosive Weapons ahead of the UN Security Council Open Debate on the Protection of Civilians, 19 January 2016.
Our work in Liberia in helping reduce the likelihood of men committing armed violence was singled out as 'striking'.
Global civilian casualties from explosive violence in 2014 increased for the third year running, up 5% from 2013.
Action on Armed Violence (AOAV) reveals its data on the global impact of explosive violence between 2011 and 2014.
A joint publication by AOAV and UN OCHA explores the impact of explosive weapons on civilians in Yemen in 2015.
Iain Overton's book about the impact of guns worldwide has been described as 'a must read', 'brilliant', 'shocking' and 'gripping'
Although the West African group Boko Haram may be more obscure than ISIS, they continue to launch the most fatal IED and suicide attacks worldwide.
AOAV investigates and responds to the violent harm that weapons bring worldwide - with a particular focus on firearms and explosive weapons.
The rights of victims of armed violence lies at the heart of what we do. We work with states and civil society to strengthen their ability and political will to ensure support and empowerment of armed violence victims.
Strong communities are better able to respond to the drivers of armed violence. AOAV helps re-enforce communities’ own abilities to prevent armed violence where it matters.