Thematic Publications

Gender and Countering Violent Extremism (CVE)

Debunking Stereotypes: Which Women Matter in the Fight Against Extremism,” by Sanam Naraghi-Anderlini (Inter Press Service, April 6, 2016)

Uncomfortable Truths, Unconventional Wisdoms: Women’s Perspectives on Violent Extremism & Security Interventions” by Sanam Anderlini (WASL Briefs on Policy and Practice, No.1, March 2016)

Extremism in the Mainstream: Implications for and Actions by Women” by Sanam Anderlini and Madeline Koch (UN Women, 2015)

“Listen to the Women Activists” p.17 Sanam Anderlini in Charting a New Course: Women Preventing Violent Extremism (USIP, 2015)

Extremism as Mainstream: Implications for Women, Development, and Security in the MENA/Asia Region” (What the Women Say, 2014)


Political Transitions

The Better Peace Tool” (ICAN, Better Peace Initiative, October 2015)

Building More Inclusive Political Transitions: A Review of the Syrian Case” (Fall 2013)

The Arab Spring and Implications for Women” (ICAN, What the Women Say, December 2011)


Gender and Development

Gender and Crisis: Implications for Development” (ICAN, Spring 2014)


Men, Peace, and Security

The Other Side of Gender: Men as Critical Agents of Change” co-authored by Joseph Vess, Gary Barker, Sanam Naraghi-Anderlini, and Alexa Hassock (USIP, December 2013)


United Nations Security Council Resolution 1325 (UNSCR 1325) and its Sister Resolutions

Participation and UNSCR 1325: A Case Study Assessment” (ICAN, What the Women Say, October 2010)

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