Filipino women ‘breaking ground’ in government

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Filipino women ‘breaking ground’ in government

The Philippines has hailed a UN Security Council resolution recognising women’s role in the peace process, saying that the measure raised the status of women from “victims” of conflict to agents of amity.

Presidential Adviser on the Peace Process Teresita Quintos-Deles said United Nations Security Council’s adoption of Resolution (UNSCR) 2122, is a historic motion because it recognises the increasingly important role of women in the peace process.

“The Philippine government welcomes and supports the adoption of Resolution 2122, which highlights the role of women as pivotal actors and allows for their greater participation in the peace process,” Quintos-Deles said.

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