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Commission finalizes Bangsamoro Basic Law draft

Jun 08, 2017 - 1:13 PM

Government peace panel chairperson Irene Santiago hopes President Rodrigo Duterte will certify the bill as urgent in his second State of the Nation Address on July 24

Government of the Philippines (GPH) Peace Implementing Panel Chairperson Irene Santiago, during the Mindanao Hour at Malacañang on June 2, 2017, provides the details on the peace corridor set up by both the GPH and the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) in Marawi City. She added that the peace corridor, which serves as a safe refuge for displaced Marawi residents and a venue for humanitarian assistance to pass through, is a testament to how far the peace process between the GPH and the MILF has prospered. Malacañan Photo

179 rescued during 4-hour humanitarian ceasefire in Marawi

Jun 04, 2017 - 11:19 AM

UPDATED The military declares a unilateral ceasefire from 8 am to noon on Sunday June 4 to allow humanitarian workers to save residents trapped inside the combat zone

DISPLACED. While most of the Marawi City residents have fled, many are still trapped inside the combat zone

Duterte urged to create Bangsamoro transitional justice commission

Feb 22, 2017 - 8:40 PM

The commission is expected to help address deep rooted grievances of the Bangsamoro people which President Rodrigo Duterte often talks about

PEACE FOR MINDANAO. President Rodrigo Duterte frequently mentions historical injustices committed against Muslims in Mindanao. File photo by Simeon Celi Jr/Presidential Photo

Dureza: We've moved from negotiation to partnership with MILF

Aug 13, 2016 - 3:49 PM

UPDATED Dureza says the launch of the implementation phase of the peace process with the Moro Islamic Liberation Front is a milestone

Duterte's speech 'shows commitment to peace'

Jun 30, 2016 - 3:52 PM

Ateneo de Davao president Fr Joel Tabora SJ says there are high expectations that President Rodrigo Duterte would finally bring about peace in Mindanao

THE COMMANDER-IN-CHIEF. President Rodrigo Duterte during the departure honors for outgoing President Benigno Aquino III at the Malacanang Palace grounds on June 30. Photo by LeAnne Jazul/Rappler

Robredo the ‘connector’ needed between gov't and people – analysts

Jun 30, 2016 - 10:24 AM

At the same time she likes listening she likes going to people And that’s someone we need in the executive department says Duterte ally and Mindanao Commission on Women CEO Irene Santiago

THE VP. Leni Robredo is inaugurated as Vice President on June 30. Photo by Alecs Ongcal/Rappler

Behind 'tough persona' is 'soft-hearted' Duterte – Davao feminist

May 12, 2016 - 10:00 PM

UPDATED This is a man who has a heart for the people in the margins of society says Mindanao Commission on Women CEO Irene Santiago

INTERVIEW. Davao feminist Irene Santiago speaks with Rappler in a live video interview. Rappler screenshot

Davao takes the #PHvote challenge using social media

Oct 23, 2015 - 10:05 PM

Election forum PHVoteChallenge: Davao s TheLeaderIWant emphasizes the power of social media to empower the Filipino youth in choosing the leaders the country deserves

Women in PH peace process: participation from the ground up

Jun 04, 2014 - 6:35 PM

The participation of women in the peace process in Mindanao will be put in the spotlight when the 11 member Philippine delegation attends the Global Summit to End Sexual Violence in Conflict in London from June 10 to June 13

TRAILBLAZERS. The Philippine delegation to the Global Summit to End Sexual Violence in Conflict in London from June 10 to June 13. Photo by Rappler

Women launch movement for peace participation in Mindanao

Feb 26, 2014 - 6:45 PM

Women should have a seat at the table of decision makers who will build the peace in Mindanao