Recognizing Women’s Participation in Sustainable and Lasting Peace

Research Report, Women and Peacebuilding, Philippines

Authored by: Isis International

Categories: Peace Support Operations
Sub-Categories: Human Development, International Agreements, National Action Plans, National Security Forces and Armed Groups, Peacemaking, Sexual and Gender-Based Violence (SGBV), UN Resolutions
Country: Philippines
Region: East Asia and the Pacific
Year: 2011
Citation: Recognising Women’s Participation in Sustainable and Lasting Peace: Research Report, Women and Peacebuilding, Philippines. Quezon CityPhilippines: Isis International, 2011.

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Executive Summary

The overall goal of this project is to strengthen the collaboration and build the capacity of peace advocates and women community leaders in the Philippines to implement and monitor UNSCR 1325 and National Action Plan. The specific objectives have been formulated as follows:
– To ensure that women and gender issues are given
a profile in peace work through the use of UNSCR 1325 and Philippine National Action Plan on UNSCR 1325 as important tools in peace building;
– To promote cooperation between strategic players from women’s movements, peace movements, and media to strengthen each other’s efforts and engender mainstream approaches to peace building; and
– To build women’s capacity and strengthen their skills in leadership, communication and advocacy towards actively participating and significantly contributing to peace building.