To ensure that women’s work at the frontlines is valued and understood, it is essential for their experiences to be amplified

The Egyptian Revolution Continues

The Egyptian Revolution Continues

A Commentary by Rana Allam.
Despite the Egyptian regime’s guns and tanks, and the farcical elections, the revolution of the minds cannot be stopped.

Iran After Protests: Change Does Come

Iran After Protests: Change Does Come

By Sanam Naraghi Anderlini
If past events are any predictor of the present, it would be erroneous to assume that they will result in either the status quo remaining or the hardline reasserting control.

Peacekeeping is a Woman’s Job

Peacekeeping is a Woman’s Job

Some 17 years after the UN resolution on women, peace and security, women make up just 5 percent of deployed blue helmets. It’s time to find the political will to upend the status quo.

Jerusalem: A High Price For An Unnecessary Move

Jerusalem: A High Price For An Unnecessary Move

By handing Israel the city of Jerusalem, which Palestinians view as the heart of the two-state solution, Trump has killed any hope of a viable peace process. Rana Allam writes on the repercussions of Trump’s move to the peace process, peace advocates and the Palestinian people’s plight

Iran: The Change that Matters Is Happening Already

Iran: The Change that Matters Is Happening Already

By Sanam Naraghi Anderlini and Sina Azodi
The change in the Iranian political sphere is prompted by the dynamic transformation of its social and cultural space since 1979. One of the best indicators of this transformation is the status of women, who have been key players all along.

Features

In Hodeidah, Yemeni Women Saving Lives at the Frontlines of a Devastating War

As the Saudi-led coalition storms the airport compound of Yemen’s main port Hodiedah, in attempts to recapture the city which is considered the lifeline for food and medicine imports into Yemen, fears mount for the safety of its 400,000 residents. “Now we focus on Hodeidah,” says Muna Luqman, founder and director of Food4Humanity which has been providing humanitarian aid to conflict-affected Yemenis.

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ICAN in the News

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The Inter Press Service News Agency recently featured the new Global Alliance of Women Countering Extremism and Promoting Peace, Rights, and Pluralism. "Responding to the Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon's call for unity, a coalition of over 25 women’s groups and...

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Trust Law article highlights ICAN panel during UN CSW

Trust Law published an article on ICAN’s panel “Women under Siege: New and Emerging forms of Violence Against Women in the MENA Region,” which was a parallel event of the U.N. Commission on the Status of Women in New York on March 7, 2013. The article highlights the...

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Mrs. Hajja Hamsatu Allamin, video profile by IsDB

Watch the video profile created by the Islamic Development Bank for WASL partner and founder of Allamin Foundation for Peace and Development in Nigeria, Mrs. Hamsatu Allamin as she wins the IDB’s prize for women’s contribution to development.

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