ICAN in the News

IDN-InDepthNews, “Ban Ki-moon Leaves Behind a Mixed Legacy” [January 2017]

Ms Magazine, “Five Steps to a Feminist Foreign Policy” [December 2016]

World Economic Forum, “The most defining moments of 2016, according to 6 global leaders” [December 2016]

BBC World News, Sanam Naraghi-Anderlini on security in the Middle East [December 2016]

BBC World News, Sanam Naraghi-Anderlini on Syria Conflict [March 2016]

BBC World News, Sanam Anderlini on Saudi-Iran Tensions and Yemen [January 2016]

UNDPA, “Women in the spotlight: Sanam Naraghi-Anderlini” interview [May 2015]

Women’s E-News, “Academia Joins Battle against Rape as a Weapon of War” Anderlini citation [April 2015]

Wilson Center, “Expansion or Contraction? Women’s Rights in the MENA Region in 2015″ Sanam Anderlini contribution p.8 [March 2015]

Nobel Peace Prize Forum, featured speaker Sanam Anderlini (video) [March 2015] or on MPR Radio, “Sanam Anderlini: women’s roles as international peacemakers”

Miami Hurricane, “At CGIU, women urged to play role in sustainable peace negotiations,” panel review [March 2015]

Huffington Post, “Support the Peacemakers Too,” Sanam Anderlini citation [Feb 2015]

IPS, “Sexist Laws Still Thrive Worldwide,” Interview with Sanam Anderlini [Feb 2015]

CNN, “What really scares terrorists,” ICAN citation [Dec 2015]

One Earth Future, “Peace in the 21st century” video interview with Sanam Anderlini [ Nov 2014]

Women’s E-News, “Take Women Seriously In Fight Against ISIS” ICAN citation [Nov 2014]

Slate, “Would an Iranian Nuclear Deal Be Good for Human Rights?” Interview with Sussan Tahmasebi [Nov 2014]

BBC World, “Sexism: Who is to blame?” Interview with Sussan Tahmasebi [Nov 2014]

AlJazeera, “Iran acid attacks put ‘moral policing’ law into question” Interview with Sussan Tahmasebi [Nov 2014]

IPS, “Women Challenged by Rising Extremism and Militarism” ICAN citation [Nov 2014]

The Elders, “Are women really peaceful?” by Sanam Anderlini [Nov 2014]

IPS, “Another Women’s Treaty? Implement Existing One, Say NGO.” Interview with Sanam Anderlini[Oct 2014]

BBC World, “Sexism: Who is to blame?” Interview with Sussan Tahmasebi [Oct 2014]

NIAC “The Role of Women in the Future of Iran.” Panel with Sanam Anderlini [Sept 2014]

Global Post “Ending violence against women: It’s not just about being ‘nice’.” Interview with Sanam Anderlini [June 2014]

Global Post “Ending violence against women: When ‘knowing’ doesn’t translate into ‘doing.’” Interview with Sanam Anderlini [June 2014]

Inter Press Service, “U.N. Releases Guidelines on Reparations for Victims of Sexual Violence.” Interview with Sanam Anderlini [June 2014]

Open Democracy, “Hopes and fears: Summit to end sexual violence in conflict.” by Sanam Anderlini [June 2014]

Inter Press Service, “Op-ed: Iran Human Rights: President Rouhani, Listen to Your Public.” by Sussan Tahmasebi [May 2014]

IPI Global Observatory. “Anderlini: Who are These Women, Anyway?” Interview with Sanam Anderlini [March 2014]

International Service for Human Rights, “UN event spotlights the protection needs of Women Human Rights Defenders,”Interview with Sussan Tahmasebi [March 2014]

Inter Press Service, “Women Still Walk Two Steps Behind in Arab World,” Interview with Sanam Anderlini [March 2014]

NPR, “Iranian Expats: Iranian State ‘Not A Monolith’,” Interview with Sussan Tahmasebi [Nov 2013]

ABC News Australia, “Iranian activists work for movement on women’s right,” Interview with Sussan Tahmasebi [Nov 2013]

Amnesty International, “The One Million Signatures Campaign: An Effort Born on the Streets,” by Sussan Tahmasebi [Sept 2013]

AWID “Breaking Through The Iron Ceiling: Iran’s New Government And The Hopes Of The Iranian Women’s Movements” [Sept 2013]

Radio Free Europe, “Perhaps Bowing to Pressure, Rohani Appoints Woman to Iranian Cabinet” [August 2013]

BBC Radio 4, “The New Iranian President and Women’s Rights” [August 2013]

Lobe Log, “What About Women in Iraq?” [March 2013]

Trust Law, “Women’s rights under growing pressure in Arab world” [March 2013]

Foreign Policy’s Stephen Walt names Anderlini a fresh thinker on Middle East policy [Nov 2012]

Peace & Collaborative Development Network, Interview with Sanam Anderlini [Nov 2012]

Nobel Women’s Initiative, “Sanctions on Iran Impact Women” [Aug 2012]

The Guardian, “Sanctions on Iran: ‘ordinary people are the target’” [Aug 2012]

National Iranian-American Council, “Sanctioning Iranian Women” [July 2012]

Lobe Log, “Sanctions and the shaping of Iran’s ‘resistance economy’” [July 2012]

Human Rights Watch, “Fighting for Women’s Rights in Iran” [Oct 2011]

The Daily Beast, “Without Women’s Rights, No Democracy” [March 2011]

World Radio Switzerland, Interview with Sussan Tahmasebi [Nov 2010]

Association for Women’s Rights in Development, Interview with Sussan Tahmasebi [Jan 2009]


ICAN Partners In the News

Global Post, “7 women peacemakers who should be on your radar” profiles of Humaira Saqib, Malika Jurakulova, Visaka Dharmadasa, Mossaret Qadeem, Ala Ali, Farida El-Allaghi, Ozlem Yasak [March 2015]

New America, “US Approaches to Countering Violent Extremism Must Prioritize Women” highlighting Mossarat Qadeem [March 2015]

IPS, “Discrimination by Law” by Rana Allam [Feb 2015]

USIP, “Countering Extremist Violence: Local Activists Already Doing the Job” panel recap with Fatima al-Bahadly [Feb 2015]

MERIP, “Women’s Rights Activists Between State Violence and Intervention” by Parastou Hassouri [Nov 2014]

Annahar, نساء من 13 دولة التقيّن في تركيا لمواجهة التشدّد الديني والعسكري الولاء لـ”داعش” يتفشّى من درنة إلى آسيا الوسطى والحكومات عاجزة by Sawssan Abou-Zahr [Nov 2014]

Nobel Women’s Initiative, interview with Elissa Shamma at ICAN’s 2014 Forum [Nov 2014]

Nobel Women’s Initiative, interview with Rana Allam at ICAN’s 2014 Forum [Nov 2014]

Peace Direct, “A religious fanatic turned peace advocate,” by Sawssan Abou-Zahr [Nov 2014]

Global Post “It’s time for Iraqis to look at the failures of our own government,” op-ed [July 2014]

Voices of the Middle East and North Africa “Personal Status Law in Iraq,” radio interview with Basma AlKhateeb, Iraq [April 2014]

ABC Australia “Sri Lankan peace negotiator calls for greater women’s involvement,” radio interview with Visaka Dharmadasa, Sri Lanka [March 2014]

NPR “Egyptian Women Want To Be Recognized in Revolution,” radio interview with Maissan Hassan, Egypt [March 2014]

IPS “Egyptian Women Victims of Cultural Traditions,” article by Azza Suleiman, Egypt [March 2014]

IPS “Libyan Women Speak Up For Constitutional Rights,” event recap with Farida Allaghi, Libya [March 2014]

ABC Australia “Aid workers say legislation failing to protect Afghan women from increasing violence.” radio interview with Mary Akrami, Afghanistan [Dec 2013]

Nobel Women’s Initiative, interview with Visaka Dharmadasa, Sri Lanka [Nov 2013]

BBC Women’s Hour, podcast interview with Mossarat Qadeem, Pakistan [Sep 2013]

Our Work

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Presents a pragmatic guidance for the inclusion of women peacebuilders, and offers proactive steps to broaden participation.

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Preventing extremism by promoting rights, peace and pluralism. Enabling strategic collaboration between women peacebuilders.

A mechanism for regular high-level civil society-government dialogue on issues related to preventing extremism.

Promoting rights, protecting women human rights defenders and supporting local, regional and international movements and civil society

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