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Young Women Lead Non-Partisan Electoral Education Efforts in the Philippines

Young Women Lead Non-Partisan Electoral Education Efforts in the Philippines August 20, 2019 by Anne Campbell and Beatriz Ciordia “Youth don’t have to be politicians to be involved in the election process.” With these words, Asmin A. Monib, a member of the Young Women+ for Peace and Leadership (YWPL) in the Philippines, emphasized the importance…

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“We have to continue to move forward!” – Colombian women discuss strategies for effective implementation of the peace agreement and sustaining peace in Colombia

“We have to continue to move forward!” – Colombian women discuss strategies for effective implementation of the peace agreement and sustaining peace in Colombia August 13, 2019 by Thais Rehder Edited by: Ele Veillet-Chowdhury Contributors: Mavic Cabrera-Balleza and Agnieszka Fal-Dutra Santos The Global Network of Women Peacebuilders (GNWP), Red Nacional de Mujeres (RNM) and the…

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Indonesia’s Girl Ambassadors for Peace empower their communities as they empower themselves

Indonesia’s Girl Ambassadors for Peace empower their communities as they empower themselves May 1, 2019 by Mallika Iyer   “We want our cities to be known for their natural beauty, prosperity and peacefulness — not for the recruitment of violent extremists,” was the resounding message from the members of the Girl Ambassadors for Peace (GA4P) in Poso,…

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“Our conflicts are not frozen!” – civil society, national and local authorities from Armenia, Azerbaijan, Georgia, Moldova and Ukraine discuss conflict prevention and Localization of UNSCR 1325

“Our conflicts are not frozen!” – civil society, national and local authorities from Armenia, Azerbaijan, Georgia, Moldova and Ukraine discuss conflict prevention and Localization of UNSCR 1325 April 8, 2019 by Agnieszka Fal-Dutra Santos   Conflicts in Eastern Europe and South Caucasus are often described as “frozen.” However, many of the conflicts in the region…

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YOUth are Part of the Narrative! Young women and LGBT youth leaders in the Philippines mobilize to ensure youth voices in the elections, charter change and the Bangsamoro Organic Law

YOUth are Part of the Narrative! Young women and LGBT youth leaders in the Philippines mobilize to ensure youth voices in the elections, charter change and the Bangsamoro Organic Law April 1, 2019 by Mallika Iyer, Lynrose Genon, and Cynthe Zephanee Nietes   The Philippines is at a critical juncture with major political events unfolding…

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