The 9 January 2011 referendum in Southern Sudan is very likely to lead to the creation of a new sovereign state. This film from the UN's IRIN news service includes analysis of the situation on the ground from the Small Arms Survey's HSBA Project Manager Claire Mc Evoy.
Armed violence is hard to define but easy to describe. The short documentary Faces of Violence: A Non-Fiction Story examines the many dimensions of violence and its implications for the development sector.
A five-minute excerpt from the 90-minute documentary by Shelley Saywell.
Small arms are the real weapons of mass destruction, killing more than half a million people a year, spreading like a disease and destabilizing entire regions.