Women Peace and Security

The regional project, ‘Empowering Women for Sustainable Peace: Preventing Violence and Promoting Social Cohesion in ASEAN (2021-2025)’, supports efforts by the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) and its 10 Member States to promote gender equality and to respond to an increasingly widespread call across the globe for women to be empowered to lead and participate in peace and development.


ASEAN Regional Plan of Action on Women, Peace and Security

News and Stories


KEY RESULTS | 2021 – 2022


people trained on WPS implementation while 599 (492 women, 103 men, and 3 non-binary) reported increased knowledge and skills on WPS out of 779 respondents


members of ASEAN sectoral bodies and institutions reported enhanced knowledge on WPS


Stay tuned for upcoming events on Women, Peace and Security in Southeast Asia! 

Refresher Training on Results-Based Monitoring and Reporting for Civil Society Organizations in Indonesia, the Philippines, Thailand, Viet Nam and Timor-Leste

April 30, 2024
UN Women Indonesia Country Office (CO) hosts the ASEAN liaison office which extends support to […]

Collaborating with ASEAN for RPA WPS: A Dialogue between ASEAN and Civil Society, Academicians, and Journalists

March 27, 2024
In the year 2000, the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) passed Resolution 1325 on Women, […]

Consultation-Workshop to Initiate the Philippine NAP WPS 2023-2033 Monitoring and Evaluation Process and Organize the Technical Working Group

March 20, 2024
Launched in December 2023, the fourth generation National Action Plan on Women, Peace, and Security […]