Message of Secretary Carlito G. Galvez jr. on the Celebration of Women’s Month 2020

As we celebrate National Women’s Month, we are reminded of how our nation’s women have played an indispensable role in the Philippine peace process. These remarkable women have broken barriers and stereotypes, so to speak, and have been actively involved in virtually all aspects of peacebuilding — from conflict prevention and resolution, to negotiation and signing of agreements, to social healing and reconciliation. (more…)

Marawi’s rehabilitation program puts a premium on cultural sensitivity, human rights

MARAWI CITY, June 7, 2019 –  The ongoing government’s rehabilitation program for Marawi puts a premium on cultural sensitivity and human rights. (more…)

Galvez to Bangsamoro communities in the Metro: “BARMM is for everyone”

QUEZON CITY, March 20, 2019 – The beauty of the newly-established Bangsamoro Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (BARMM) lies in its principle of inclusiveness and goal of serving the best interests of the Moro people regardless of where they are residing in the country.


BARMM women converge, craft Bangsamoro Women’s Agenda

COTABATO CITY, March 16, 2019 — Close to 400 women leaders and sectoral representatives gathered in Cotabato City on Wednesday to participate in the first Women Stakeholders’ Regional Forum and take part in the crafting of a comprehensive Women’s Development Agenda. The event was in celebration of the National Women’s Month with the theme, “We Make Change Work for Women.”


Women peace registry, to advance women, peace, security in the ASEAN

MACTAN ISLAND, Cebu, December 16, 2018 – Around 60 women leaders from the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) Member States gathered here in December 13, 2018 to share their narratives, knowledge, and experiences in gender mainstreaming as well as hone women’s capacities in their respective countries to contribute in building sustainable peace within the ASEAN. (more…)

New partnership eyes creation of ASEAN Women’s group for peace work

PASIG CITY, October 4, 2018 – Women peace practitioners from various Member States of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) will be tapped to assist in the peace process and reconciliation efforts in the Philippines. (more…)

Latiph vows establishment of Bangsamoro Women Commission

COTABATO CITY – Bangsamoro Transition Commission (BTC) Commissioner Maisara Dandamun-Latiph gave assurance of the establishment of the Bangsamoro Women Commission during her keynote message at the 2nd Bangsamoro Women Economic and Development Summit on March 14, 2018. (more…)

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IP women converge to strengthen empowerment, women’s rights

COTABATO CITY – Indigenous women in the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM) were equipped with knowledge about their rights and the mechanisms available for their protection during the Indigenous People Women’s Summit held today in celebration of the National Women’s Month. (more…)

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…)