Press releases

Posted: Fri, 2008-11-28 00:00

NCRFW Chairperson Myrna T. Yao and DILG Undersecretary Austere Panadero unveil the poster on the Search for Outstanding VAW-Responsive LGUs during the launch held on November 25, 2008 at Astoria Plaza in Pasig City. The year-long search is open to all barangays, municipalities and cities with policies, programs, services and interventions, and implementing and monitoring mechanisms to address VAW.

Posted: Tue, 2008-11-25 08:00

Canadian International Development Agency (CIDA) officials led by Country Program Director Adele Shaughnessy, Development Officer Jon Silva, and Senior Programme Officer Myrna Jarillas visited the National Commission on the Role of Filipino Women (NCRFW) last 21 November 2008. NCRFW, with its partner consultants and representatives from the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI), shared their views about the changes and challenges brought about by the interventions of the Gender-Responsive Economic Actions for the Transformation of Women (GREAT Women) Project.

Posted: Tue, 2008-11-25 00:00

25 November 2008 - The National Commission on the Role of Filipino Women (NCRFW) in partnership with the Inter-Agency Council Against Trafficking (IACAT), Inter-Agency Council on Violence Against Women and Children (IACVAWC), and Violence Against Women Coordinating Committee (VAWCC) launches today the Search for Outstanding VAW-Responsive LGUs and the Gender Justice Awards II at the Astoria Plaza Hotel, Ortigas in Pasig City, marking the start of the 18-Day Campaign to End Violence Against Women.

Posted: Thu, 2008-11-20 00:00

20 November 2008 - The National Commission on the Role of Filipino Women (NCRFW), the government's machinery for women's advancement, will start its year-long search for outstanding LGUs and judges in recognition of the concrete efforts of the local government units (LGUs) and members of the judiciary in promoting women's human rights and in addressing gender-based violence.

Posted: Fri, 2008-11-07 00:00

07 November 2008 - The National Commission on the Role of Filipino Women (NCRFW), the government's machinery for women's advancement, is spearheading the 2008 observance of the 18-Day Campaign to End Violence Against Women (VAW) that will run from November 25 to December 12, 2008 in partnership with Violence Against Women Coordinating Committee (VAWCC) and the Inter-Agency Council Against Trafficking (IACAT). This year's campaign will focus on engaging men in the fight to end gender violence and discrimination.

Posted: Fri, 2008-10-24 00:00

24 October 2008 - The National Commission on the Role of Filipino Women (NCRFW), the government's machinery for women's advancement, is optimistic that the plight of women migrants will be deliberated and thoroughly addressed in the upcoming 2008 Global Forum on Migration and Development (GFMD) to be hosted by the Philippine Government on October 27-31, 2008.

Posted: Fri, 2008-10-24 00:00

17 October 2008 - The National Commission on the Role of Filipino Women (NCRFW), the government's machinery for women's advancement, joins the entire nation in the week-long commemoration of the government's fight against poverty.

Posted: Mon, 2008-10-13 00:00

The National Commission on the Role of Filipino Women (NCRFW), the national machinery for the advancement of women, and the Provincial Government of Ifugao sealed a three-year partnership to pursue women's economic empowerment through the Gender-Responsive Economic Actions for the Transformation of Women (GREAT Women) Project.

Posted: Fri, 2008-10-10 16:07

Canadian International Development Agency (CIDA) Head of Aid Laurenne Garneau and CIDA Senior Programme Officer Myrna Jarillas visited the National Commission on the Role of Filipino Women (NCRFW) last 7 October 2008. NCRFW briefed the newly-appointed Head of Aid of the developments in implementing the CIDA-supported Gender-Responsive Economic Actions for the Transformation of Women (GREAT Women) Project.

Posted: Fri, 2008-10-03 00:00

03 October 2008 - More than 400 participants from governments, trade unions, employers' organizations, private sector, civil society organizations including women's and religious associations, academe and international organizations covering 36 countries in 5 continents have joined together to call for the protection of women migrants' rights.

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