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.
The Philippine Commission on Women (PCW) is now accepting applicants for the profiling of the seventh batch of the Gender and Development (GAD) Resource Pool (GR Pool).
A component of the National GAD Resource Program (NGRP), the GR Pool is composed of individual GAD Practitioners tapped by the PCW to provide Technical Assistance (TA) on GAD Mainstreaming to National Government Agencies (NGAs) and Local Government Units (LGUs). To date, PCW has certified 110 female and 22 male or a total of 132 GR Pool Members.
The Philippine Commission on Women strongly states that it is never a woman's fault to get raped. A woman’s body, her appearance, or her clothes are not invitations for rape or any form of sexual violence. Rape victims are young and old, rich and poor, short and tall. People can be raped regardless of their physical attributes such as the color of their skin, body size, facial features, or hair style.