Empowering women as entrepreneurs and peacebuilders

MARAWI CITY (25 September 2023) – Even in situations of conflict, women have shown that they can be an integral part of the solution.

This is because women seize opportunities to become economically self-sufficient and support their families despite being situated in conflict-vulnerable and conflict-affected communities.

And with the right training, investment, and support networks, women have demonstrated, time and again, that they can thrive as entrepreneurs and business owners who are capable of earning sustainable incomes for themselves and their families. (more…)

By |2023-10-05T15:24:35+08:00October 5th, 2023|Marawi, NAPWPS, NAPWPS, News, SHAPE|0 Comments

The 2nd OPAPRU peace research 2022 centers on women’s role in building and sustaining peace 

PASIG CITY– As part of the Office of the Presidential Adviser on Peace, Reconciliation and Unity’s annual celebration of the National Peace Consciousness Month, the OPAPRU held the Second Peace Research Conference, which centers on the theme, “Ending Conflicts: Women’s Role in Building and Sustaining Peace” at the Chardonnay by Astoria event center last September 2 to 3.


By |2022-09-20T08:54:51+08:00September 9th, 2022|NAPWPS, NAPWPS, News|0 Comments

Philippine Peace Process milestones take center stage in Pre-SONA Forum

CAMP AGUINALDO, QUEZON CITY — Over the past five years, the Duterte Administration has been relentless in pushing forward the comprehensive Philippine peace process and realizing the commitments made by the national government under all signed peace agreements. (more…)

By |2021-07-22T08:54:55+08:00July 22nd, 2021|CBA-CPLA, CPP-NPA-NDF, Governments, Marawi, MILF, MNLF, NAPWPS, NAPWPS, News, PAMANA, PAMANA, SHAPE|0 Comments


Greetings of peace!

As we celebrate National Women’s Month, I would like to commend all our women peacebuilders, peacekeepers and peace advocates who have been our key partners in moving forward the Philippine’s comprehensive peace process. (more…)

By |2021-06-22T22:05:34+08:00March 8th, 2021|NAPWPS, NAPWPS, News, Statements|0 Comments

From north to south: stories of women in peace, reconciliation, and unity

PASIG CITY – The nation’s history bears witness how each milestone in the Philippine peace process was achieved because of the major contributions of women advocates whose goal was to bring genuine and lasting peace to their communities. (more…)

By |2020-03-08T04:30:38+08:00March 6th, 2020|NAPWPS, News|0 Comments

Samar women and youth took active roles on peace and development

Congregations based here in Samar convened representatives of the women and youth sectors from various parts of the island on 25 September as part of the series of activities in line with the celebration of the National Peace Consciousness Month. (more…)

By |2020-02-14T02:02:40+08:00September 27th, 2017|NAPWPS, NAPWPS, News, Peace Month|0 Comments

When advocates for Women, Peace and Security transcend their regular job

Not just advocates, but champions.

This was how the first batch of Women, Peace and Security (WPS) Speaker’s Bureau was described by Undersecretary Diosita T. Andot of the Office of the Presidential Adviser on the Peace Process (OPAPP) during the Training of Trainers held on 31 July to 03 August in Tagaytay City. (more…)

By |2020-02-14T02:02:46+08:00August 14th, 2017|NAPWPS, NAPWPS, News|0 Comments

Women’s Public Leadership in Peace

WOMEN’S PUBLIC LEADERSHIP IN PEACE. Women leaders from the Bangsamoro and indigenous communities in the Philippines welcome their sisters from 15 countries in Asia and Europe as they gather to exchange stories and strategies in peacemaking and peacebuilding in the next five days in Antipolo, Rizal. It is hosted by the Office of the Presidential Adviser on the Peace Process and co-sponsored by Ekta Parishad (India) and CESCI (Switzerland).

By |2017-03-27T11:11:05+08:00March 23rd, 2017|Gallery, NAPWPS, Photos|0 Comments

Groundbreaking the Bangsamoro Roadmap for Peace: Dialogue with IP and Moro Women

September 21, 2016 – Groundbreaking the Bangsamoro Roadmap for Peace: A Dialogue with Moro and IP Women A consultation with the Moro and IP Women on the Bangsamoro Roadmap for Peace was held in Barangay Ilian, Esperanza, Sultan Kudarat on September 21, 2016. The program aims to give the women of Brgy. Ilian a meaningful participation in the crafting of the new enabling Bangsamoro law.

Ms. Helen Rojas, OIC Head Secretariat of National Action Plan for Women, Peace and Security (NAPWPS), emphasized that women’s participation in the peace process is important. “Dapat madaming babae ang may partisipasyon sa usaping pangkapayapaan,” she said OIC Head Secretariat NAPWPS Helen Rojas. The Bangsamoro women also shared their thoughts, inputs and insights on the implementation phase of the Bangsamoro peace process. #TayoAngPagbabago #TayoAngKapayapaan

By |2021-08-23T16:51:55+08:00September 22nd, 2016|Gallery, NAPWPS, Photos|0 Comments