At the 2014 International Civil Society Action Network (ICAN) 3rd annual Forum on Women’s Rights, Peace and Security, 60 women representing 13 countries in the Middle East, North Africa and Asia – including scholars, journalists, NGO leaders, educators and others – came together with international partners to take stock of developments and strategize ideas and solutions for combating extremism and militarism and promoting peace. Together they adopted a common statement and devised national vision and priorities for their respective countries.
Read the Egypt Statement
Key points from the 4th brief in ICAN’s “What the Women Say” series include:
Read the full article here: Egypt’s Fitful Revolution: Women in the Balance
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Azza Hilal Ahmed Soliman discusses the Egyptian revolution, how she got involved and a heroic moment that changed the course of her life forever.
Watch the full 13-minute video below.
Azza Suleima, Director of the Center for Egyptian Women’s Legal Assistance (CEWLA), which works to advance women’s rights through legal assistance to women and legal reform. Azza Suleiman speaks to ICAN about the challenges facing Egypt and Egyptian women after the revolution.
Watch the full 8-minute video below.