Award winning journalist Karen Davila appointed as UN Women National Goodwill Ambassador for the Philippines
The official announcement was made during a courtesy visit to UN Women’s Executive Director, Sima Bahous at the agency’s headquarters in New York. Learn more
Advancing gender equality and women’s empowerment through online solutions
The UN Women – Nokia partnership sets out to increase women’s engagement in the online world, according to country contexts and priorities. Learn more
UN Women unveils priorities for the Philippines and introduces Karen Davila as National Goodwill Ambassador
UN Women Philippines unveiled its Country Programme Priorities for 2024–2028 and announced the appointment of its first National Goodwill Ambassador, Karen Davila. Learn more
“Women must be provided opportunities to take on leadership roles in disaster risk reduction”
ake Five by Marinel Alexis Retoran is a Civil Defense Officer at the Disaster Risk Reduction and Management (DRRM) Development and Standards Division of the Office of Civil Defense in the Philippines. Learn more
UN Women welcomes Women, Peace and Security milestones in the Philippines
These milestones reinforce the reputation of the Philippines as a champion for the involvement of women in peace and security. Learn more

UN Women Philippines


UN Women welcomes Women, Peace and Security milestones in the Philippines

The Philippines has today launched the country’s fourth generation National Action Plan on Women, Peace and Security, coinciding with the 30th anniversary of women’s entry into the military and uniformed services. More

UN Women helps bring a rainbow to Metro Manila during Pride march

The sun may not have been shining on the Metro Manila Pride March in Marikina City, but the horizon was nonetheless illuminated with bright rainbow flags and costumes celebrating the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer and intersex (LGBTQI) community. More


Journeys out of the Ordinary

Abegail's story
My journey started when a woman in my village connected me and several other women to a “recruitment agency” offering waitressing jobs in Malaysia. Read more



Webinar: Women as Leaders and Frontliners – COVID-19 Realities (UBS Philippines)