In its commitment to promote gender equality in the ASEAN, the Philippine Commission on Women (PCW), as the national focal point for the ASEAN Committee on Women (ACW), is gathering about 150 delegates from various sectoral bodies of the ASEAN Economic Community (AEC) and from the 10 Member States to learn more about gender mainstreaming strategies and how to ensure that women are both agents and beneficiaries of economic development.
Some 150 male advocates from various government agencies and civil society organizations (CSOs) nationwide gathered to echo their support in ending gender-based violence (GBV).
The Philippine Commission on Women (PCW) together with the Interagency Council on Anti-Violence Against Women (IACVAWC) opened the 2018 observance of the 18-Day Campaign To End Violence Against Women (VAW) through a regional film screening and forum on gender-based violence (GBV) against women and girls, in partnership with the Bacolod City Government.
One out of four women aged 15-49 (24.4 percent) has experienced physical, sexual or emotional violence committed by their husband or partner according to the 2017 National Demographic and Health Survey (NDHS) conducted by the Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA).
The Philippine Commission on Women (PCW) strongly supports the proposal to conduct an investigation of sexual harassment cases allegedly committed in a beauty pageant. Senate Resolution No. 932 calls for a probe on the recent Miss Earth pageant where three of the candidates claimed that they were abused by one of the pageant’s event sponsors.
The Philippine Commission on Women (PCW) welcomes the move of the Commission on Human Rights (CHR) to investigate the practice of Pines City Colleges of subjecting female students to mandatory pregnancy testing.
The Philippine Commission on Women (PCW) awarded outstanding Regional Gender and Development Committees (RGADC) and advocates during the 2nd RGADC Summit on September 25 - 26, 2018 at the Hive Hotel in Quezon City.
The Philippine Commission on Women (PCW), in partnership with the Regional Gender and Development Committees (RGADCs), is conducting a series of Regional GAD Budget Fora in October and November 2018.