After the activity, ask each group to choose a person who will present their work in theplenary. To the facilitor, be sure to take note of emerging social, cultural, political, andeconomic themes that may arise as the presentation goes on.5.
After each group has presented, the facilitator, with the help of the presenters, willcollate news articles of several groups into a single matrix before asking the participantsthe following guide questions.
Was it difficult to look for gun-related articles and photos? Why?
What is your impression of the collated matrix?
Why do you think certain cells are more filled with clippings than others?(After processing their answers, you may also state the fact that the impression formedfrom the matrix based on the newspapers is only on the surface [indicative] of the graveconsequences of unregulated manufacturing and trade of arms in the world)
How come guns are present in the personal and community/neighborhood levels of oursociety? What possible implications and risks do this kind of condition brings to us?
Do you think international and national level gun-related violence (e.g. wars, politicalsquabbles, dictatorship, military aggression, arms trade, arms race, mafia, piracy) haverepercussions to how we live our daily lives, freely and securely? How?
Does gun-related violence affect economic rights? Social and cultural rights?
What social strata and groups of people are likely to be affected by arms-relatedviolence? Why?(Social strata may include the following categories of people: poor, middle-class, andrich; majority vs. minority; religiously dominant groups vs. rival religious groups,denominations, sects and cults; government vs. activists, insurgents, terrorists, andsecessationist groups; citizens vs. criminal elements; educated vs. the uneducated;authoritative personnel vs. ordinary personnel; first world countries vs. second worldcountries and third world countries; groups formed among intra and inter-statealliances among other possibilities)
What possible solutions would you propose to the prevalence of gun-related violence,at the local and international level?
Arms trade, human rights and socio-economic impact of arms proliferation
Intersectionality (interrelatedness) of rights2.
Intersectionality of violence, especially those relative to misuse of firearms