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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... More

Bangsamoro Women’s Journey Towards Peace, Equality and Good Governance

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... More


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. More

Report on the Mapping of Select Women Leaders and Civil Society Organizations in the Bangsamoro

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... More

Strengthening Women’s Leadership and Participation in the Bangsamoro: A Training Kit

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... More

Mainstreaming Women, Peace and Security in Development Planning Processes: A Training Kit

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... More

Formulating and implementing gender-responsive and coherent migration and anti-trafficking laws in the Philippines

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. More

CEDAW-based legal review of migration and anti-trafficking laws in the Philippines

Thursday, October 13, 2016

This review comprised chiefly of desk research. To determine whether the Philippines has complied with its state obligations, the study used the UN-identified CEDAW indicators contained in the handbook entitled Do Our Laws Promote Gender Equality? More

In Brief - Safe Cities Global Initiative

Thursday, October 13, 2016

Sexual harassment and other forms of sexual violence in public spaces are an everyday occurrence for women and girls around the world—in urban and rural areas, in developed and developing countries. More

UN Safe Cities Global Initiative - At a Glance: 10 Core Elements

Thursday, October 13, 2016

Global comparative effort to develop and evaluate tools, policies and model approaches on prevention of and response to violence against women & girls across different settings. Forms part of comprehensive programming to achieve gender equality and women's empowerment (GEWE) through transformative change. More

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