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Gendered Transitional Justice – Arabic

Using the Better Peace Tool’s four-part framework to realize inclusion in peace processes, the animation explores the various components of transitional justice and offers five practical steps to ensure a gender sensitive and inclusive process.

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WHRDIC’s statement on the detention of WHRDs in Turkey

The WHRD IC Stands In Solidarity With Those Arrested In Turkey And Calls For Their Immediate Release The WHRD IC is deeply concerned about the recent detention of eight Turkish human rights defenders and two IT trainers and calls for their immediate and unconditional...

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WASL report from Mindanao amid Marawi crisis

  Reporting by Melinda Holmes This week ICAN’s executive director Sanam Anderlini and program manager Melinda Holmes were in the Philippines meeting with representatives of southeast Asian women-led organizations working for peace and the prevention of violent...

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Hanaa Edwar selected as Human Rights Defender of the Month

ICAN and its partners in the Women’s Alliance for Security Leadership (WASL) congratulate Hanaa Edwar for being selected as the human rights defender of the month by the Arab Network of Human Rights Information (ANHRI), the Gulf Center for Human Rights (GCHR), Maharat...

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Palestinian Activist Lucy Talgieh wins in local elections

On May 13, 2017, Palestinians went to the polls to elect representatives for their local municipal representatives. Among the candidates, was Lucy Talgieh.  A peace and human rights activist, and working as the Women’s Project Coordinator at the Wiam Palestinian...

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U.S. CSWG Global Forum on Women, Peace and Security

On May 8-10, 2017, a number of ICAN’s WASL partners participated in the U.S. Civil Society Working Group’s (CSWG) Global Forum on Women, Peace, and Security. The event was among the series of activities that the CSWG has organized to inform US policies and...

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