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Shattered Lives: The case for tough international arms control

by Brian Wood and Debbie Hillyer - £12.95  Oxfam Publishing (2003)
paperback    ISBN 13: 9780855985226 | ISBN 10: 0855985224


Arms are out of control.
 
Arms kill more than half a million men, women and children on average each year. Many thousands more are maimed, or tortured, or forced to flee their homes. The uncontrolled proliferation of arms fuels human rights violations, escalates conflicts, and intensifies poverty. The time for world leaders to act is now.
 
This volume provides a hard-hitting analysis of how abuse of small arms across the world is fuelling poverty and suffering.
 
To confront this, Oxfam, Amnesty International and the International Action Network on Small Arsm (IANSA) have together launched an international campaign calling for effective arms controls to make people genuinely safer from the threat of armed violence.
 
You can help put an end to this horrific abuse. Log on to www.controlarms.org and become part of the largest, most effective visual petition in the world.

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