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November 26 marks the International Day to End Violence against Women and the beginning of the 16 Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence, a global campaign that aims to raise awareness about GBV and its implications to our society. This resource unpacks rape culture and how it contributes to gender-based violence in society.
Quilted Sightings is WAGI’s annual feminist journal that features rethinking and new thinking on a wide array of topics. This publication was based on “Spark Talk, Ignite Change!” an intermovement, intergenerational Feminist Interchange organized by the Miriam College-Women and Gender Institute (WAGI), and Oxfam Pilipinas.
As part of a Background Study on the Marawi Siege by the Spanish Agency for International Cooperation and Development (AECID), this publication provides a short history Mindanao, an overview of the Marawi conflict, and a mapping of humanitarian responses and social services being implemented in the area, thereafter identifying the gendered impacts of the Marawi siege.
The 5th National Women’s Summit celebrated the 25th anniversary of the 1995 Beijing Platform for Action (BPfA) with the theme “Remembering What Was, Examining What Is, and Forging Ahead”. The summit brought together individuals, professionals, and representatives from various civil society organizations, the academe, the youth sector, from government agencies in Luzon, Visayas, and Mindanao, and rural and urban-based community women.
To kick off the 5th National Summit, a youth caucus was held to give space for young women to discuss issues related to being a young woman in today’s socio, political, and economic climate vis-à-vis 5 critical areas of concern of the Beijing Platform for Action.
This conference brought issues of the youth at the forefront of conversations. Topics such as women’s empowerment and gender diversity, consent, non-conforming sexualities, and gender mainstreaming among others were discussed and dissected in multiple plenary and parallel sessions.
The Summit was held 2017 to coincide with the celebration of the 50th anniversary of ASEAN. The event was attended by over 500 individuals from different sectors in the Southeast Asian region and discussed topics on gender, peace and security, reproductive health, democracy, the care economy, climate change, disability, and media among others.
In anticipation of the 25th anniversary of the Beijing Platform for Action, the caucus brought together staunch feminists from the Asia-Pacific region to assess the landscape for work on gender equality and women?s empowerment, identify perceived threats, persistent and emerging issues, and generate feminist ways forward. The caucus was led by Dr. Patricia B. Licuanan, former Commissioner to the Commission on Higher Education (CHED), and Chairperson of the UN Committee on the Status of Women (UNCSW) as the preparatory body to the Fourth World Conference on Women (FWCW) in 1995.
From the Asia-Pacific NGO Caucus on Beijing+25, held in January 2019, this feminist framework analyzes the strengths and threats to the feminist agenda in the region while serving as the guiding principle for the advancement of the Beijing Platform for Action.
The Feminist Gist outlines opportunities, threats, and key domains that comprise the feminist framework on of the Asia-Pacific NGO Caucus on Beijing+25 held on the 28-29 of January 2019.
An infographic on the 12 Critical Areas of the Beijing Platform for Action.
On the 25th anniversary of the United Nations Fourth World Conference on Women and the Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action, Patricia Licuanan shares her Beijing story.
Patricia Licuanan is a social psychologist, educator and women’s rights and empowerment activist. She chaired the UN Commission on the Status of Women as the preparatory body for the UN Fourth World Conference on Women held in Beijing, China in 1995. At the conference, she chaired the main committee that negotiated the Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action. Post Beijing, she was involved in monitoring the implementation of the Platform for Action through her leadership in NGOs and networks in the Asia Pacific Region such as Asia Pacific Women’s Watch, Southeast Asia Women’s Watch and Women and Gender Institute. In the Philippines she has served as professor of Psychology at the Ateneo de Manila University, chair of the National Commission on the Role of Filipino Women, president of Miriam College, and Minister of Higher Education.
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