The World at a Crossroads: Women Have the Solutions

PRESS RELEASE November 11, 2014 We, sixty women representing thirteen countries spanning the Middle East, North Africa and Asia, together with our colleagues from Europe and North America, gathered together in Turkey at the Third Annual Forum on Women’s Rights, Peace...

Recommendations for Action from Syrian Civil Society

As the international community and the United Nations contemplate the latest developments in Syria, and in the aftermath of the Geneva 2 negotiations efforts and Lakhdar Brahimi’s resignation, ICAN and a delegation of Syrian women peace and human rights activists–...

On International Women Day, Iraqi Women are in mourning

The Council of Ministries to Parliament in Iraqi recently passed a draft law on Jaafari Personal Status that has been widely rejected by women’s organizations and other CSOs because it is sectarian and humiliates women’s and children’s rights. In...