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…)

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…)

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…)

Pioneer champions on women, peace and security launched

The Office of the Presidential Adviser on the Peace Process (OPAPP) spearheaded the training of trainers that will implement the National Action Plan on Women, Peace and Security (NAPWPS) 2017-2022 held on 31 July-03 August 2017 in Tagaytay City. (more…)