2014 Statement on Militarism & Extremism

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 Lebanon Statement


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What the Women Say: Lebanon

October, 2012

Manar Zeaiter, a lawyer and women’s rights activist from Lebanon, speaks about the multifaceted and complex issues surrounding women’s political participation and presence in decision-making roles.

Watch the full 5-minute video below.

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