ICAN Video Release: The Better Peace Tool

ICAN is proud to announce the release of the Better Peace Tool video, which explores the history and evolution of peacemaking in modern times and provides practical guidance for overcoming six common barriers to women’s inclusion. Our Work The Better...

Barrier Six: “The exclusion of women is cultural.”

“The exclusion of women is cultural,” and “the peace table isn’t the place to deal with gender equality.” If the exclusion of women from peace processes was a cultural phenomenon, then we would see significant differences between Colombia and Syria, Burma and...

Barrier Five: “I’m here because of my own credentials.”

“I’m here because of my own credentials.” When women delegates say, “We don’t represent women.” Resistance to inclusivity can come not just from armed groups or state actors but from within civil society, causing tensions between women delegates or representatives and...