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Women and Peace
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A Paved Road to Peace

In her “basic” understanding, she believes that no member of her community would want to join an armed group, be it the Armed Forces of the Philippines or the NPA, “if people are given their due.”

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Women Peacebuilders
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Gender-Sensitivity: A Way towards a Peaceful Community

Why? Because the essence of gender sensitivity is not about who has power or authority. It refers to acknowledging the presence of the other, and understanding and respecting their choices and situations.

Call for Support
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A Call for Support [COVID19]

After a thorough collective discernment, Balay Mindanaw has decided to get directly involved by launching our own modest COVID-19 Response.

Women Peacebuilders
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Rising Up To The Challenge of Long-lasting Peace

Susan is a barangay health worker from Kilometer 9 Diatagon, Surigao del Sur. She is an indigenous person, and one of the women peacekeepers of WePeace. Of the diverse topics discussed in the training in April, Susan notes that one important realization she has taken home is how gender sensitivity can reshape our everyday lives. “When my grandson cries, I will no longer tell him that a boy who cries is gay,” she explains.

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BMFI
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Balay Mindanaw Statement on the Illegal Search

May this be a learning experience for all of us. For the civil society, the private sector and the citizens in general to remain vigilant in protecting our rights. For the law enforcers to be mindful and true to their duty of not just enforcing laws but more importantly, of respecting the rights of every citizen.

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