To ensure that women’s work at the frontlines is valued and understood, it is essential for their experiences to be amplified
By Sanam Naraghi-Anderlini
Sexual abuse by peacekeeping forces demands the international community’s attention. Sanam discusses how to end it once and for all.
By Sussan Tahmasebi
Religious groups we work with, in the fight against extremism, must have a commitment to universal rights – as well as peace.
By Rana Allam
On Friday, 28 Coptic Christians, including many children, were gunned down while on their way to a monastery near the Upper Egyptian city of Minya.
By Sussan Tahmasebi
According to the polls, incumbent Hassan Rouhani is the frontrunner in Iran’s upcoming presidential elections, which will be held on May 19.
On a daily basis, women come face to face with violence and extremism, and bear the efforts to change an ever-conflicted world. Who are these women, and what do they do?read more
Lucy Talgieh, a newly-elected municipal representative in Bethlehem, Palestine talks about women’s rights, eradicating extremism and promoting a more peaceful homeland.read more
Born in Iran and a refugee in the UK by the age of 11, Sanam Naraghi-Anderlini has been a leading international advocate and peace strategist for 20 years.read more
Mary Akrami, an award winning women’s rights defender, talks about violence in her homeland, discrimination against women and the lives she has saved through her work.read more
Robinah Rubimbwa, long-time peace activist, poet and feminist, recounts her story and discusses how women continue to shape Uganda.read more
ICAN in the News
During their production of “Feminist Global Advocacy: Elections 2016,” Sanam Naraghi-Anderlini and fellow human rights activists discuss the question: whose lives matter?read more
Six experts in different areas share their defining moments of 2016.read more
The Norwegian MFA features ICAN’s Better Peace Toolread more
ICAN’s Sanam Naraghi-Anderlini speaks about the intersection of feminism, human rights, and global activismread more
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.
Sanam Naraghi-Anderlini discusses the importance of listening to women civil society activists and not taking peace for granted.
ICAN co-founder and executive director Sanam Naraghi-Anderlini speaks about the impact of alternative narratives in the hands of trusted messengers.