Press releases

Posted: Tue, 2019-09-17 05:06


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).

Posted: Thu, 2019-09-12 04:49
PCW Technical Services and Regional Coordination Division Chief Nharleen Santos-Millar discussed the GAD Agenda Formulation during the 7th National GAD Budget Forum

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.

Posted: Wed, 2019-08-28 00:47

“Focus on providing quality technical assistance (TA) on Gender and Development (GAD) and not on the quantity of TA requests.”

Posted: Tue, 2019-08-20 02:17

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).

Posted: Sat, 2019-08-17 02:51

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.

Posted: Thu, 2019-08-15 04:31

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.

Posted: Wed, 2019-07-31 05:40
PCW Deputy Executive Director Maria Kristine Josefina G. Balmes opens the First Bicol Region GAD Focal Point System Assembly

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.

Posted: Fri, 2019-07-19 05:19

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.

Posted: Wed, 2019-07-17 02:02

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.

Posted: Wed, 2019-07-10 02:13
The Philippine Commission on Women (PCW), in partnership with key national government agencies (NGAs) and civil society organizations (CSOs), concluded the national feedback forum on the outcomes of the 63rd session of United Nations Commission on the Status of Women (UNCSW) 63 and the Philippine Progress Report on the Beijing Platform for Action (BPfA) + 25 on July 4, 2019 at the Pearl Hotel Manila in Ermita, Manila.