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The India Armed Violence Assessment promotes research on all forms of armed violence in India, from cross border terrorism, domestic insurgencies and militant separatism, to less publicized risks to individuals from crime, social conflict, and gendered violence. Look to IAVA for original research, armed violence news,  partner institutions, and international research.

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Global status report on violence prevention 2014

Based on data from 133 countries, this is the first report to assess national efforts to address interpersonal violence, namely child maltreatment, youth violence, intimate partner and sexual violence, and elder abuse. Jointly published by the World Health Organization, the UN Development Programme, and the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime. (December 2014)

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Forecast: Naxal violence in 2015. IPCS, 22 January 2015

Huge ammo haul in Delhi ahead of Obama visit. Hindustan Times, 19 January 2015

3 arms smugglers arrested, 1,000 live cartridges seized. Tribune, 19 January 2015

Gun licenses to be easier and quicker; Home Ministry. Economic Times, 14 January 2015

India’s Northeast: Need for a new anti-terror policy.IPCS, 5 January 2015

Why Assam’s Adivasis are soft targets. Times of India, 4 January 2015

Fatalities in terrorist violence in India. SATP, January 2015

Assam: Death toll touches 70; Adivasis retaliate. Indian Express, 24 December 2014

Muslims and police. Frontline, 26 December 2014

Global arms treaty into force, India distant. Indian Express, 24 December 2014

Mumbai: Factory-made ammunition puzzles police. Indian Express, 22 December 2014

How women in India feel about their safety.Tehelka, 20 December 2014

Guns fall silent, J&K residents prepare to vote. The Asian Age, 19 December 2014

International smuggler in Lucknow; arms recovered. Indian Express, 18 December 2014

Multiple attacks rock Kashmir Valley. The Hindu, 5 December 2014

Kashmir: Fidayeen attacks kill 21. Kashmir Times, 5 December 2014

20 dead as militants strike in Kashmir. New York Times, 5 December 2014

Chhattisgarh Naxal attack: would politician's son be treated this way? NDTV, 4 Dec 2014

Voters ignore violence, turn out in high numbers in Kashmir. Reuters, 2 December 2014

Chhattisgarh Maoists attack: PM Modi condemns. Indian Express, 2 December 2014

Maoist rebels kill 14 policemen in Chhattisgarh. BBC, 1 December 2014

J&K: Army indicts 9 soldiers in killing teenagers. Indian Express, 28 November 2014

J&K: Arnia encounter ends, 12 dead. The Hindu, 28 November 2014

Live cartridges, magazine from drain in Punjab. Business Standard, 17 June 2014

Modern pistols replace Munger arms tradition. Telegraph, 4 March 2014

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