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THE ROLE OF
WOMEN IN
PEACEBUILDING
OBJECTIVES
• know the vital roles of
women in peace building
in our community.
• promote the importance
of the roles of women in
peace building
• ·Ask God for guidance
and protection as we
become peace makers in
our own ways.
WOMEN AND PEACE BUILDING
Peacebuilding is a complex process that involves various
elements, and the role of women is increasingly recognized as
indispensable.
Historically, women have been active contributors to peace,
playing essential roles in conflict resolution, community
development, and reconciliation.
HISTORICAL
PERSPECTIVES
ANCIENT TIMES
Even in ancient times, women were known
for their roles in preventing conflicts within
their communities.
They would often mediate disputes, offering
wise counsel to leaders and working
towards maintaining harmony.
MEDIEVAL
AND
RENAISSANCE
PERIOD
During the medieval and Renaissance
periods, women such as Eleanor of
Aquitaine and Joan of Arc were not
only influential figures but also
contributed to diplomatic efforts.
They played roles in negotiating
peace and defending their
communities during times of conflict.
WORLD
WARS
In the 20th century, especially during
World Wars I and II, women played
pivotal roles in peace movements.
Women's efforts in organizing peace
conferences, advocating for
disarmament, and participating in
anti-war protests were crucial in
shaping a global perspective on
peace.
POST- WORLD
WAR II
The aftermath of World War II saw
the creation of the United Nations
(UN). Women actively participated
in the formation of the UN,
contributing to the Universal
Declaration of Human Rights.
Their involvement laid the
foundation for recognizing the
importance of women in promoting
peace globally.
LATE
20TH
CENTURY
In more recent times, women like
Leymah Gbowee, who played a
significant role in ending the
Liberian civil war, and Malala
Yousafzai, an advocate for girls'
education and peace, became
global symbols of women's
influence in peacebuilding.
INCLUSIVE DECISION-MAKING
In many societies, women have been marginalized from decision-
making processes. However, inclusive peacebuilding recognizes
that the active involvement of women in decision-making enhances
the effectiveness and sustainability of peace efforts.
When women participate in negotiations, they bring diverse
perspectives and priorities, ensuring a more comprehensive and
long-lasting resolution.
REBUILDING COMMUNITIES
Women play a vital role in post-conflict reconstruction efforts. They
contribute to rebuilding social structures, providing support to
victims, and fostering reconciliation.
The emphasis on community-building is crucial for creating an
environment where sustainable peace can thrive.
CHALLENGES FACED BY
WOMEN IN PEACEBUILDING
Despite their significant contributions, women often face challenges
such as discrimination, violence, and limited access to resources.
Addressing these challenges is essential to ensuring that women
can fully participate in and contribute to peacebuilding processes.
In conclusion, the role of women in peacebuilding is multifaceted
and critical for creating a more just and stable world. Recognizing
and appreciating the contributions of women in this field is essential
for fostering a culture of peace and inclusivity.
JOURNAL WRITING 2
• Think about what you've learned regarding the historical
perspectives of women in peacebuilding. Can you identify any
specific examples or individuals who made a significant impact
in promoting peace in the Philippines?
• Consider the roles women play in your community or society
today. How do women contribute to everyday peace-building
efforts? Are there specific instances or initiatives that come to
mind?

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THE ROLE OF WOMEN IN PEACEBUILDING.pptx

  • 1. THE ROLE OF WOMEN IN PEACEBUILDING
  • 2. OBJECTIVES • know the vital roles of women in peace building in our community. • promote the importance of the roles of women in peace building • ·Ask God for guidance and protection as we become peace makers in our own ways.
  • 3. WOMEN AND PEACE BUILDING Peacebuilding is a complex process that involves various elements, and the role of women is increasingly recognized as indispensable. Historically, women have been active contributors to peace, playing essential roles in conflict resolution, community development, and reconciliation.
  • 5. ANCIENT TIMES Even in ancient times, women were known for their roles in preventing conflicts within their communities. They would often mediate disputes, offering wise counsel to leaders and working towards maintaining harmony.
  • 6. MEDIEVAL AND RENAISSANCE PERIOD During the medieval and Renaissance periods, women such as Eleanor of Aquitaine and Joan of Arc were not only influential figures but also contributed to diplomatic efforts. They played roles in negotiating peace and defending their communities during times of conflict.
  • 7. WORLD WARS In the 20th century, especially during World Wars I and II, women played pivotal roles in peace movements. Women's efforts in organizing peace conferences, advocating for disarmament, and participating in anti-war protests were crucial in shaping a global perspective on peace.
  • 8. POST- WORLD WAR II The aftermath of World War II saw the creation of the United Nations (UN). Women actively participated in the formation of the UN, contributing to the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. Their involvement laid the foundation for recognizing the importance of women in promoting peace globally.
  • 9. LATE 20TH CENTURY In more recent times, women like Leymah Gbowee, who played a significant role in ending the Liberian civil war, and Malala Yousafzai, an advocate for girls' education and peace, became global symbols of women's influence in peacebuilding.
  • 10. INCLUSIVE DECISION-MAKING In many societies, women have been marginalized from decision- making processes. However, inclusive peacebuilding recognizes that the active involvement of women in decision-making enhances the effectiveness and sustainability of peace efforts. When women participate in negotiations, they bring diverse perspectives and priorities, ensuring a more comprehensive and long-lasting resolution.
  • 11. REBUILDING COMMUNITIES Women play a vital role in post-conflict reconstruction efforts. They contribute to rebuilding social structures, providing support to victims, and fostering reconciliation. The emphasis on community-building is crucial for creating an environment where sustainable peace can thrive.
  • 12. CHALLENGES FACED BY WOMEN IN PEACEBUILDING Despite their significant contributions, women often face challenges such as discrimination, violence, and limited access to resources. Addressing these challenges is essential to ensuring that women can fully participate in and contribute to peacebuilding processes. In conclusion, the role of women in peacebuilding is multifaceted and critical for creating a more just and stable world. Recognizing and appreciating the contributions of women in this field is essential for fostering a culture of peace and inclusivity.
  • 13. JOURNAL WRITING 2 • Think about what you've learned regarding the historical perspectives of women in peacebuilding. Can you identify any specific examples or individuals who made a significant impact in promoting peace in the Philippines? • Consider the roles women play in your community or society today. How do women contribute to everyday peace-building efforts? Are there specific instances or initiatives that come to mind?