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From where I stand: “With women’s engagement — peace has a chance to return to Patikul, Sulu”

Wednesday, April 14, 2021

"Through my peacebuilding work in Sulu, I connect with many different people, especially from conflict-affected and displaced communities. I am fortunate enough to have visited their homes, caught a glimpse of their lives and thus appraised their unique situations, which enables me to support them in a targeted way, and to recognize that there is a chance for peace to work..."

In the words of Fatima Pir Allian: “Community dialogue is an effective tool for enabling those most vulnerable in our communities to find their voice”

Monday, April 5, 2021

A young leader and women’s human rights activist from the Bangsamoro – the newly established political entity in southern Philippines. She is the Programme Manager of Nisa Ul Haqq fi Bangsamoro (Women for Justice in the Bangsamoro, a UN Women partner in 2016), an organization that provides a venue for Bangsamoro women to progressively interpret Islamic teachings on gender, women’s rights and peace and development issues.

I am Generation Equality: Lauralyn, Filipino advocate for preventing violence against women and girls

Thursday, March 18, 2021

Billions of people across the world stand on the right side of history every day. They speak up, take a stand, mobilize, and take big and small actions to advance women’s rights. This is Generation Equality.

Seeing the glass ceiling: measuring women’s participation in humanitarian response

Monday, March 15, 2021

Women have not yet achieved parity in the humanitarian world. This applies, sadly, to women in humanitarian action, to women in humanitarian media, and to women in the context of COVID-19.

More women leaders in business “the best way” to boost recovery from the pandemic

Monday, March 8, 2021

Economies in Asia and the Pacific will recover faster from the COVID-19 pandemic if more women are appointed at the top of supply chains, and women’s opportunities are prioritized throughout the workplace.

Championing a more peaceful, secure and gender-inclusive BARMM

Monday, March 1, 2021

As a demonstration of commitment to place gender at the core of collaborative security action in the Bangsamoro Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (BARMM) in the Philippines, representatives from the Government and from the Moro Islamic Liberation Front, security actors and representatives from women’s organizations came together for a three-day workshop (3–5 February 2021) to discuss how to strengthen cooperation on a range of issues related to gender and security in BARMM.

Philippine power distributer Meralco to promote gender inclusivity in the workplace

Wednesday, December 23, 2020

Meralco, a leading electric distribution utility in the Philippines, announced that it will give priority to building a gender-inclusive workplace by attracting and developing female talent as well as widen their career opportunities, especially in more experienced and senior positions.

UN Women, Donors Provided Assistance to 450 Families in Waterways Communities

Wednesday, December 23, 2020

UN Women Philippines continued its efforts in helping communities affected by Typhoon Ulysses (Typhoon Vamco), as part of its ongoing efforts in humanitarian aid initiated in November.

UN Women, business partners send relief to 3,250 families affected by typhoon in Philippines

Thursday, December 17, 2020

UN Women and businesses mobilized by broadcast journalist Karen Davila have brought hygiene kits and other relief goods to hundreds of women and girls whose lives were upended by a typhoon in Rizal province on Luzon Island, Philippines.

"You are not alone! Call our helplines. A social worker will be on the other end to listen and help"

Friday, December 11, 2020

Interview with Pacita “Bing” Fortin, social worker at the Babaeng BiyaHero Psychosocial Support Team, Quezon City, The Philippines

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