SAS Podcast #10: Nepal's Uneasy Peace:
Perceptions of security and armed violence

26.06.2013  •  5 min 01 sec

Seven years after the conclusion of a historical peace agreement, Nepal's political situation continues to be unsettled. Yet despite persistent volatility, a recent survey conducted by the Nepal Armed Violence Assessment, a Small Arms Survey project, found that most Nepali people feel confident that the security situation has improved.

Mihaela Racovita, Associate Researcher at the Small Arms Survey and lead author of the Special Report 'In Search of Lasting Security: An Assessment of Armed Violence in Nepal', tells us more about these findings, and explains why it is useful to gauge the population's perceptions of armed violence and security in Nepal.