AOAV data highlights harm caused by explosive weapons in populated areas.
72% of 35,341 recorded casualties between 2011 and 2013 were civilians.
70% rise in the number of civilian casualties from IEDs in last three years.
AOAV campaigns against the use of explosive weapons that causes civilian harm.
What do we do? Where do we work? AOAV presents its work on the ground.
AOAV focuses on tackling the psychological harm caused by armed violence.
A report by AOAV on the impact of guns and gangs in El Salvador
AOAV looks at 15 mass shootings and the legal impact on gun control they had.
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.