To ensure that women’s work at the frontlines is valued and understood, it is essential for their experiences to be amplified

Can Preventive Diplomacy Avert Military Conflicts?

Can Preventive Diplomacy Avert Military Conflicts?

In the paradoxical battle against military conflicts, is preventive diplomacy one of the political remedies that can help deter wars before they break out? Thalif Deen writes for IPS, with commentary from ICAN’s ED Sanam Naraghi Anderlini

To Sustain Peace: Heed the Warnings & Prevent the Next War

To Sustain Peace: Heed the Warnings & Prevent the Next War

By Sanam Naraghi-Anderlini
As the May 12 deadline looms for the US’s endorsement of the JCPOA, world leaders who claimed to support Mr.Guterres’ sustaining peace agenda, have a clear moral imperative: to stand by their words and sustain the peace for the millions of civilians in Iran and beyond who would pay the price if violence escalates.

The Egyptian Revolution Continues

The Egyptian Revolution Continues

A Commentary by Rana Allam.
Despite the Egyptian regime’s guns and tanks, and the farcical elections, the revolution of the minds cannot be stopped.

To Sustain Peace: Heed the Warnings & Prevent the Next War

Iran After Protests: Change Does Come

By Sanam Naraghi Anderlini
If past events are any predictor of the present, it would be erroneous to assume that they will result in either the status quo remaining or the hardline reasserting control.

Features

Freeing the Kidnapped in Yemen’s War

Freeing the Kidnapped in Yemen’s War

How Yemeni Mothers Succeeded Where Everyone Else Failed.
Thousands of young men are being forcibly disappeared in Yemen, and mediation efforts by the United Nations envoys, the Red Cross, and many other international organizations have not been successful. The only successful group so far is a coalition of Yemeni mothers, the Abductees’ Mothers’ Association.

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The Inter Press Service News Agency recently featured the new Global Alliance of Women Countering Extremism and Promoting Peace, Rights, and Pluralism. "Responding to the Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon's call for unity, a coalition of over 25 women’s groups and...

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Mrs. Hajja Hamsatu Allamin, video profile by IsDB

Mrs. Hajja Hamsatu Allamin, video profile by IsDB

Watch the video profile created by the Islamic Development Bank for WASL partner and founder of Allamin Foundation for Peace and Development in Nigeria, Mrs. Hamsatu Allamin as she wins the IDB’s prize for women’s contribution to development.

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