US WPS Agenda: Not Just a Foreign Policy

Stacey Schamber discusses the potential of US Women, Peace and Security Act to transform the US’s role in the world and stresses the need to widen the lens of the WPS policies and the Act to include the domestic US context.

Women, Peace, and Security Act signed into law

ICAN delighted to announce that 17 years after the UN Security adopted of Resolution 1325 on Women, Peace and Security, the US Women, Peace and Security Act was signed into law on October 6th, 2017. We thank and congratulate all of the US lawmakers who led and...

Reintroducing the Women, Peace, and Security Act

On July 31, 2013 Representative Jan Schakowsky, with the assistance of Representatives Eddie Bernice Johnson, Mike Honda and Niki Tsongas reintroduced the Women, Peace, and Security Act. The bill promotes the active participation of women in all aspects of conflict...

Voice and Vision: What the Women Say. MENA/Asia (Fall 2012)

In September 2012 the International Civil Society Action Network (ICAN) convened the first regional “What the Women Say” MENA/South Asia Forum on Rights, Peace and Security with nearly 50 women representing 12 countries in the Middle East, North Africa and South Asia...