Publication Date: March 1, 2017

Total Pages: 54

Organization: UN Women

Languages: English

Country/Region: Philippines

Topic Area: Gender equality and women’s empowerment, Peace and security

Year: 2017

Resource Type: Case Study


The Bangsamoro Women’s Journey Towards Peace, Equality and Good Governance is a synthesis of the experiences and insights of the 79 women leaders who were organized as advocates of peace, gender, equality and good governance. It features fifteen inspiring stories of women living in the Bangsamoro – their struggles and hopes as women and as leaders against the backdrop of the Mindanao armed conflicts – are captured in this compilation.

Aside from the “her-stories”, this book likewise provides lessons on the opportunities for doing further gender and peace programming in the Bangsamoro. It offers insights to policy makers as well as project implementers on how interventions for women in armed conflict should be tailored-fit into the realities of the Bangsamoro.

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