Empowering women in politics and security takes the “ASEAN way” as senior officials from its ten member states conclude the Senior Officials Conference on Gender Mainstreaming in the ASEAN Political-Security Community Sectoral Bodies (APSC).
The Philippine Commission on Women (PCW) urged government agencies to use their gender and development (GAD) budget to promote gender-responsive governance and finance programs, projects, and activities on gender equality and women’s empowerment.
“Focus on providing quality technical assistance (TA) on Gender and Development (GAD) and not on the quantity of TA requests.”
The Philippine Commission on Women reiterates its call to end gender-based discrimination and uphold the basic human rights of persons with diverse sexual orientation and gender identity and expression (SOGIE).
2019 marks the first decade of the Magna Carta of Women in eliminating discrimination, upholding women’s rights and empowering every Juana. The Philippine Commission on Women headed its tenth anniversary celebration on August 14, 2019 at the Rizal Hall, Philippine International Convention Center (PICC) in Pasay City, joined by over 500 women and men from national government agencies, local government units, non-government organizations, academe, civic groups, and other stakeholders.
The Philippine Commission on Women (PCW) expresses its most heartfelt gratitude to its retired Executive Director Emmeline L. Verzosa for her dynamic, passionate, and committed leadership for almost 18 years.
Herstory unfolds as the National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA) Region V and the Philippine Commission on Women (PCW) hold the first Bicol Region Gender and Development (GAD) Focal Point System (GFPS) Assembly this July 29 to July 30, 2019 at the Regional Development Council Hall in Legazpi City.
Rape is a heinous crime and is considered as a crime against persons. The fact that netizens find it repulsive to watch the rape of a female police officer in the television series “Ang Probinsyano” even though it is common knowledge that it is a work of fiction and the show is rated Strict Parental Guidance by the Movie and Television Review and Classification Board, indicate that Filipinos share our view that rape is a serious attack on human dignity and is not a laughing matter.
The Philippine Commission on Women (PCW) lauds the Supreme Court (SC) En Banc Resolution suspending a law professor for five years from the practice of law and ten years from teaching in ANY law school for sexually harassing his female law students.
The Philippine Commission on Women (PCW) and ad agency DDB Tribal Worldwide’s partnership project “The Macho Choir” bagged the 2019 adobo Design Awards Asia Bronze Category for Graphic Design.
The Philippine Commission on Women (PCW) gathered 80 local government unit (LGU) officers from the Provinces of Siquijor and Negros Oriental in the first Provincial Gender and Development (GAD) Budget Fora LGUs on June 19 and 20, 2019 at Salagdoong Beach Resort, Maria, Siquijor.
Eighteen women micro entrepreneurs (WME) supported by the Women's Economic Empowerment (WEE) Project participated in the International Food Exposition (IFEX) Philippines on May 24-26, 2019 at the World Trade Center Manila.
The Women's Economic Empowerment Project conducted a Cacao Master’s Training on March 19-21, 2019 at JJs Seafood Village and Fort Justine Farm in Bohol. Participated by 26 micro entrepreneurs (20 females and 6 males) from Bohol and Cebu, this activity aimed to train women-cacao farmers on cacao production and harvest, crop establishment, crop and farm maintenance, soil and nutrient management, insect pests and disease management and control, and post-harvest protocols and practices.
Women's health directly affects the health and welfare of families, communities, and even the economy. Thus, in our every stride to pursue national development, promoting women and girls’ health must also be prioritized.
The Philippine Commission on Women (PCW) is one with the nation in mourning the passing of Karina Constantino-David to eternal life on May 7, 2019. A staunch advocate for women’s rights and development, Constantino-David lived a full life we honor and celebrate.
The Philippine Commission on Women tapped designer-entrepreneur Mich Dulce to mentor women microentrepreneurs in creating new and enhancing existing product designs in order to create the prototypes that were displayed and market-tested at the Manila FAME.
“Malaking tulong po ang product development para sa amin na mga entrepreneurs na nasa wearables and homestyles, kasi nag iiba-iba po ang trends na gusto ng mga customers. Nalalaman po naming kung ano ang uso na design at yung iba pang techniques at raw materials na pwede naming gamitin,” participant Ms. Remia A. Adedoja shared.
Exactly eighty-two years ago today, Filipino women emerged victorious in claiming their right to vote in elections. While the call for women’s right to suffrage has long been achieved, the ultimate goal of attaining gender parity in political leadership positions still has a long way to go.
The Philippine Commission on Women (PCW) convened over 250 representatives from national, regional and local government agencies, academe, private sector, civil society and people’s organizations in a series of consultation and validation workshops for the preparation of the Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action (BPfA) +25 Progress Report.
The Philippine Commission on Women (PCW) launched three documents to guide the government in advancing gender equality and the empowerment of all women and girls during the National Women’s Day Conference on March 8, 2019 at the Philippine International Convention Center.