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

Peacekeeping is a Woman’s Job

Peacekeeping is a Woman’s Job

Some 17 years after the UN resolution on women, peace and security, women make up just 5 percent of deployed blue helmets. It’s time to find the political will to upend the status quo.

Jerusalem: A High Price For An Unnecessary Move

Jerusalem: A High Price For An Unnecessary Move

By handing Israel the city of Jerusalem, which Palestinians view as the heart of the two-state solution, Trump has killed any hope of a viable peace process. Rana Allam writes on the repercussions of Trump’s move to the peace process, peace advocates and the Palestinian people’s plight

Peacekeeping is a Woman’s Job

Iran: The Change that Matters Is Happening Already

By Sanam Naraghi Anderlini and Sina Azodi
The change in the Iranian political sphere is prompted by the dynamic transformation of its social and cultural space since 1979. One of the best indicators of this transformation is the status of women, who have been key players all along.

Preventing Violent Extremism through Peacebuilding: Current Perspectives from the Field

Preventing Violent Extremism through Peacebuilding: Current Perspectives from the Field

By Melinda Holmes
The fields of peacebuilding and development are increasingly contending with violent extremism and the question of how to engage with the practical and policy implications of efforts to prevent it. The 2017 Stockholm Forum on Peace and Development took on this question with a session devoted to ‘Preventing Violent Extremism through Peacebuilding.’

Peacekeeping is a Woman’s Job

UN Peacekeepers’ Sexual Assault Problem

By Sanam Naraghi-Anderlini
Sexual abuse by peacekeeping forces demands the international community’s attention. Sanam discusses how to end it once and for all.

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Ghada Rifai on Building a Better Future for Syria

Ghada Rifai on Building a Better Future for Syria

In the midst of war, an ever-expanding network of dedicated Syrians have been working to heal the torn society. At the center is Ghada Rifai, a trained architect who has built a human network rooted in the values of peace, diversity and non-violence.

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Trust Law article highlights ICAN panel during UN CSW

Trust Law published an article on ICAN’s panel “Women under Siege: New and Emerging forms of Violence Against Women in the MENA Region,” which was a parallel event of the U.N. Commission on the Status of Women in New York on March 7, 2013. The article highlights the...

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Gendered Devolution – English

Gendered Devolution – English

This animation explores why gender sensitivity and inclusivity in devolution processes matters and how it can be done in very practical ways.

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