Sanam Naraghi Anderlini born Iran October 29, 1967. UN peacekeeping expert; authority on conflict and gender. Published Women Building Peace: What They Do, Why it Matters, 2007. Primary author of MIT report on UN Security Council Resolution 1325.
"No culture condones rape. But in war, cultural norms break down." (UNPF Bucharest workshop)
"The changing nature of warfare and the fragmentation of security means that the business of peacemaking needs change too." (Recommendations, p. 6)
“The inclusion and empowerment of women in conflict prevention and peace processes is not idealism in the midst of real politics. It is one of the necessary and infinitely pragmatic antidotes to politics and business as usual if the objective is sustainable peace.” (No Women No Peace exhibition; photo http://bit.ly/HRjdug)