IACVAWC is the body mandated by law to ensure the effective implementation of RA 9262 and to be the lead coordinator and monitoring body on VAW initiatives. It is composed of twelve member-agencies that are tasked to formulate programs and projects to eliminate VAW, with DSWD as chair and DILG as co-chair.
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The 18-Day Campaign to End Violence Against Women (VAW) is observed annually from November 25 to December 12 to raise awareness among all stakeholders that VAW is a public issue of national concern. It supports the Philippine Government’s goal to protect the human rights of women and its commitment to address all forms of VAW. The following issuances provide the national legal mandates for the annual campaign:
The Philippine Commission on Women, in partnership with the Polytechnic University of the Philippines (PUP) and DDB Group Philippines, is holding a forum entitled "From Womb to Tomb: Forum on Women's Health" on May 28 at PUP Sta. Mesa, Manila.
The Philippine Commission on Women, in line with the 2018 National Women's Month Celebration, is launching the Photo Contest and Poster-making Contest in promoting women’s empowerment through arts.
The National Women’s Month Celebration every March is part of the worldwide observance of the International Women’s Day (IWD).
In his first State of the Nation Address (SONA), President Rodrigo Roa Duterte directed “all agencies, oversight bodies and local government units down to the barangay level to fully implement the Manga Carta of Women ”. This is to ensure that man and woman will be partners in the pursuit of the country’s economic, social, cultural and political developments.
The Philippine Commission on Women (PCW), the government’s primary policy-making and coordinating body on women’s empowerment and gender equality is pleased to announce that the nominations for the following NGO Board Members representing the following sectors is still open:
1. Health and Science
2. Business and Industry
4. Elderly and Disabled
6. Indigenous Peoples
The Inter-Agency Council Against Trafficking (IACAT) is the body mandated by law to coordinate and monitor the implementation of Republic Act No. 9208, as amended, with the Department of Justice as the lead agency.
The Philippine Commission on Women (PCW) as a member of the IACAT, is pleased to inform the concerned sector and the public in general, that the nomination process for the selection of the following sectoral representatives to the Council is still open:
WHAT IS ORANGE YOUR ICON ADVOCACY INITIATIVE?
Now on its third year in the Philippines, the ORANGE YOUR ICON FOR 18 DAYS ADVOCACY INTITATIVE aims to strengthen the anti-VAW advocacy by enjoining new audiences to join the cause to end VAW.
The idea is to attract the public’s curiosity on why major landmarks or icons nationwide are colored orange, thereby providing opportunities for advocates to explain the Anti-VAW advocacy.
The Philippine Commission on Women (PCW) is pleased to invite GAD Focal Point System Members and Budget Officers (maximum of two participants per agency) of national government agencies (NGAs), attached agencies, bureaus, state universities and colleges (SUCs) and government-owned-and-controlled corporations (GOCCs) to attend the 2017 GAD Budget Forum. The venue for the 2017 GAD Budget Fora is the Sports and Cultural Center (SCC) of the Commission on Audit (COA) Central Office, Commonwealth, Quezon City.