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Tuesday, April 23, 2019
From 28-29 March 2019, approximately 120 women leaders from the Bangsamoro and diaspora communities, civil society organizations working for women and peace, local governments and representatives from the Bangsamoro Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (BARMM), and the national government gathered in Davao City, Philippines to develop a women’s agenda for the newly established political entity. In the two-day summit, the participants identified actionable areas that the BARMM could adopt...
Friday, April 5, 2019
Following the siege of Marawi in the southern Philippines, UN Women conducted a series of Listening Processes in the surrounding region, giving women survivors of the siege the opportunity to share their stories. The first Listening Process was held from September to October 2017 in the days immediately following the siege. The second Listening Process was held one year later in October 2018. During both sets of conversations, the women respondents discussed their experiences in the days...
Wednesday, March 27, 2019
[A gender analysis of terrorism and violent extremism in the online space in Bangladesh, Indonesia, Malaysia and the Philippines] Numerous research shows the online space is being used by terrorist and violent extremist groups to target men and women for recruitment. However, what is not yet understood is if and how men and women are actively seeking out this material online. This report seeks to build knowledge on this question in relation to South and South East Asia. It presents new data...
Furthering comprehensive approaches to victims/survivors of conflict-related sexual violence: An analysis of National Action Plans on Women, Peace and Security in Indonesia, Nepal, Philippines and Timor-Leste
Thursday, June 8, 2017
There is growing acknowledgment of the need to address the social, security, legal, health and economic impacts that multiply and sustain the repercussions of conflict-related sexual violence (CRSV) in the lives of women and girls globally. Less recognition has been given to the needs of the children of victims/survivors of CRSV, including those born of rape. An intricate set of rights impediments and needs arise for both victims/survivors and their children that require urgent attention and...
Monday, March 13, 2017
The Bangsamoro Women’s Journey Towards Peace, Equality and Good Governance is a synthesis of the experiences and insights of the 79 women leaders who were organized as advocates of peace, gender, equality and good governance. It features fifteen inspiring stories of women living in the Bangsamoro – their struggles and hopes as women and as leaders against the backdrop of the Mindanao armed conflicts - are captured in this compilation. Aside from the “her-stories”, this...
Wednesday, February 22, 2017
This publication highlights some of the practices, learnings and reflections garnered in the course of implementing this project, and especially through the voices of the women leaders and project partners who are the key actors in these initiatives.
Tuesday, February 14, 2017
In 2015, UN Women conducted a mapping of women leaders and civil society organizations in the Bangsamoro to provide a snapshot of women’s leaders’ political and leadership life, and inquire on their capacity development needs and insights on gender, peace and governance. It also aimed to document practices and needs of civil society organizations also on the cross-cutting themes of gender, peace and governance. 979 women leaders and 157 CSOs were mapped across the five (5) provinces...
Thursday, January 12, 2017
In mid-2016, 134 women leaders underwent training on the cross-cutting themes of gender, peace and governance to strengthen their existing leadership capacities and enable them to lead and participate in their respective communities. This training kit is the compilation of the various sessions conducted with the women leaders, aimed at reflecting and analyzing their journeys based on their various contexts and realities in the Bangsamoro. It includes sessions on maximizing existing...
Thursday, January 12, 2017
This training kit intends to support the implementation, sustainability, and institutionalization of women, peace and security mainstreaming in the Philippines. Specifically, it aims to strengthen the capacities of key actors such as government agencies and local government units in mainstreaming women, peace and security concerns into their policies, plans and programs as implemented in conflict-affected and post-conflict areas. It also intends to strengthen capacities of service providers...
Thursday, October 13, 2016
This CEDAW-based legal review of the Magna Carta of migrant workers and the anti-trafficking laws in the Philippines is indispensable to give concrete recommendations on improving laws that protect women migrant workers. It aims to identify gender discrimination in laws and underscore state obligations to address existing gender discrimination in laws.