A Positioning Analysis of Moro Women’s Participation During and After the MNLF–GRP War
KeywordsExecutive Director Nongovernmental Organization Focus Group Discussion Peace Agreement Woman Participant
I would like to thank, first and foremost, Hadja Giobay Giocolano and MNLF Commander Tuna Langalan, the executive director and concurrent chairman, respectively, of the Kadtabanga Foundation for Peace and Development Associates, Inc. (KFPDAI) for embracing this research as their own project and for using their own resource for convening the participants and organizing the workshop. I also thank all the participants, especially the women combatants, for their generosity and trust. Truly, I salute them for their heroic examples and dedication to the struggle of the Bangsamoro people. I also thank Mimi Pimentel for facilitating the FGD of men participants and Sanimbai Kalim and Alabai Mikuang for their assistance in the documentation. Special thanks to Peace and Equity Foundation (PEF) for their financial support. Last but not the least, I thank Dr. Cristina J. Montiel of the Department of Psychology of the Ateneo de Manila University for introducing me to positioning theory and for the invaluable guidance in the production of this research article.
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