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Indigenous women learn about their rights in the Philippines

10 October 2014

The Dibabawon indigenous people live in the remote Calinogan community of Compostela Valley Province, Mindanao. I travelled for seven hours from Manila, by plane, car, and finally on a local ‘skylab’ motorbike along unpaved roads through lush forests, to reach this community of 256 people. I was there to... More

Charting a course for Timor-Leste’s National Action Plan on Women, Peace and Security

19 November 2013

UN Women, in cooperation with SoSS, recently hosted a workshop to launch the process of developing a NAP on Security Council resolution 1325 on Women, Peace and Security. This historical resolution calls on states to ensure that women participate in conflict resolution and peace-building processes from the grassroots up to the national and international levels, that they are better protected from human rights violations, and that women have access to justice and services to eliminate discrimination. More

National Workshop on Improving Women’s Human Rights (WHR) in Mindanao

17 October 2013 - 18 October 2013

Waterfront Insular Hotel, Davao City, Philippines

GFMD Preparatory Workshop on International Migrant Domestic Care Workers at the Interface of Migration and Development: Action to Expand Global Practice in the Asian Region

20 October 2012

Over 60 delegates from nineteen countries of migrant origin and destination, 4 international organisations and 2 regional civil society organisations, at a Preparatory Workshop for the Global Forum on Migration and Development (GFMD) 2012, the world’s pre-eminent dialogue on international migration, pledged to make human rights a reality for the world’s migrant domestic care workers, the majority of whom are women. More

The Opening Session of the Preparatory GFMD Workshop, The Philippines

15 October 2012

Speech by Ms Roberta Clarke, Regional Director, UN Women Regional Office for Asia and the Pacific, and Regional Representative in Thailand at the Opening Session of the Preparatory GFMD Workshop on International Migrant Domestic Care Workers at the Interface of Migration and Development: Action to Expand Global Practice in the Asian Region, 15-16 October 2012, Manila, The Philippines More

Working Like a Slave, Eating Like a King

28 August 2012

An initiation of self-help groups, collectives of women and men who work together to produce agricultural products, raise livestock, fish, and even create bricks for infrastructural development has changed not only the financial situation, but the gender division of labour of many communities in poverty-stricken Memo village of Timor-Leste. More

UN Women and UNAIDS empower HIV-positive women leaders to claim their rights in the Philippines

23 July 2012

MANILA, June 2012 – UN Women and UNAIDS in partnership with women’s rights organizations and HIV/AIDS groups is empowering HIV-positive women leaders across the Philippines to claim their rights using national and international human rights instruments. More

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