Khedija Arfaoui, Tunisia

Long-time Tunisian peace activist and academic Khedija Arfaoui speaks about her work, peace in the Middle East, and women’s pivotal role in change.

Wonder Woman: Not the Hero the UN Needs

By Sanam Naraghi-Anderlini
For those of us who ever feel conflicted about the United Nations, the past month has been an exercise in managing absurd cognitive dissonance.

Meet Hassina Neekzad!

We would like to highlight Hassina Neekzad, who is nominated for the 2015 N-Peace Awards! Hassina is a peace activist in Afghanistan who teaches both men and women “to see the importance of their own role in the nation building process and bringing peace to...

Anderlini comments on women’s rights trends in 2015

by Sanam Anderlini This short article was published in “Expansion or Contraction? Women’s Rights in the MENA Region in 2015” (Wilson Center, 8 March 2015). The full publication is available here. 2014 was a tough year in the MENA and Asia region, and...

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