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Who are we?

Founded in 2006, ICAN is a US based nonprofit whose mission is to support civil society activism in promoting women’s rights, peace, and human security.

What do we do?

In collaboration with our partners, ICAN achieves its mission through advocacy, training, dialogue facilitation, and information generation, sharing, and exchange. View our Better Peace Tool Video

Where do we work?

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What difference do we make?

ICAN acts as a bridge and conduit among its partners, the international policy arena, and the ever-widening global network of activists, practitioners and experts.

What do we have to say?

Our “What the Women Say” country-specific and regional briefs are gendered political and security analyses carried out in partnership with local activists and international organizations.