News and Updates
Many of our WASL partners, alongside other women peacebuilders, have pivoted their work to respond to COVID-19 and related issues: community awareness-raising, distributing supplies, calling for ceasefires, working to prevent domestic violence as people are quarantined or self-distancing at home, and more. Women peacebuilders are again on the frontlines, working to prevent the spread of a pandemic in their communities.
An op-ed by Sanam Naraghi Anderlini about the gendered impact of COVID-19, and the relevance of the WPS agenda.
Yemen’s Food for Humanity Foundation: Humanity calls for an immediate cease fire to ensure an emergency medical response
Press Release: Food for Humanity Foundation: Humanity calls for an immediate cease fire to ensure an emergency medical response in Yemen to COVID 19 and Cholera outbreak
In celebration of International Women’s Day, the Embassy of Norway and the International Civil Society Action Network (ICAN) convened a panel discussion, New Decade, New Promise: Call to Action to Stand with Women Peacebuilders, on March 11th at the Ambassador’s residence.
With participation of governments and civil society, the meeting sought to develop practical guidance and policy recommendations for governmental and intergovernmental actors seeking to play a proactive role in the protection women peacebuilders.
We are excited to launch the Russian versions of the Better Peace Initiatives’ animations: Gender Responsive and Inclusive Ceasefires, and Gendered Transitional Justice!
Our latest Better Peace Initiative guidance document, 10 Steps to Ensure Gender Responsive Transitional Justice Processes is here! We are excited to simultaneously launch it in English and Arabic!
A gender-responsive transitional justice process will ensure that the perspectives women and men have on past events and abuses are accounted for, without doing further harm. Here are 10 steps to do so
Statement Issued by the Women’s Alliance for Security Leadership on the US, Iran and the Proxy Wars in the Middle East.
We are excited to launch the Persian versions of two of our Better Peace Initiative animations: Gender Responsive Ceasefires and Gendered Community Policing!
This special honour was given to Ms. Anderlini in recognition of her work and for services to international peacebuilding and women’s rights.
10 Steps to Ensure Gender Responsive Processes & Ceasefire Agreements is now available in Spanish. The 2-page document is a practical guidance piece intended to inform governments, international organizations, and civil society organizations involved in local, national and regional ceasefire negotiations.
The ICAN board proudly congratulates ICAN’s CEO and Founder, Sanam Naraghi Anderlini for joining the LSE Centre for Women, Peace and Security (LSE WPS) as part time director from December 2019.
“We believe that our partners know what is truly needed on the ground. We trust their judgment.” Sanam Naraghi Anderlini, ICAN’s Founder and CEO.
Last week ICAN was in Abuja, Nigeria delivering an adapted version of our Training on Gendered and Inclusive Mediation to members of the recently launched Nigerian Women Mediators Collaborative Initiative (NWMCI).