10 April 2008 - The Philippine government is calling on the United Nations to spearhead an international campaign to change the concept of debt into investments and financing the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs).
31 March 2008 --The National Commission on the Role of Filipino Women (NCRFW), the government's machinery for advancement of women, ended the 2008 National Women's Month celebration on high spirits citing the notable achievements of various government agencies in the implementation of gender and development (GAD) budget meant to promote women's empowerment and gender equality.
29 March 2008 -- The National Commission on the Role of Filipino successfully spearheaded the 2008 National Women's Month celebration focusing on the promotion of Pinay power by highlighting the achievements of Filipino women and what the government must do to further uplift their lives.
13 March 2008, MANILA -- The National Commission on the Role of Filipino Women (NCRFW), the national machinery for the advancement of women, showing its strong commitment to gender and development (GAD) concerns is encouraging all government agencies to appropriately utilize their GAD budget to uplift the lives of Filipino women.
13 March 2008 -- The National Commission on the Role of Filipino Women (NCRFW), the government's machinery for the advancement of women, brings the 2008 celebration of Women's Month to the local government units to push for financing initiatives for women's empowerment and gender equality especially in marginalized sectors.
January 28, 2008, MANILA - The Philippine government has received commendation from the member-states of the Association of South East Asian Nations (ASEAN) for the country's success in closing the gender gap and by promoting human development opportunities.
MANILA -- Give a Filipina a fish, and you've just fed her for today. Teach her to fish, and she'll open a fish store.
Making entrepreneurial poor Filipinas economically self-sufficient is one of the ways to combat poverty, lower unemployment rate, and address gender inequalities in the country.
It is also one of the current agenda of the National Commission on the Role of Filipino Women (NCRFW) with its recently launched Gender-Responsive Economic Actions for the Transformation of Women (GREAT Women) Project, a fiveyear initiative supported by Canadian International Development Agency (CIDA).
Manila -- The thrust of the National Commission on the Role of Filipino Women (NCRFW) to create a more favorable environment for women's economic empowerment especially in the countryside gets a thumbs-up from local government units (LGUs).
To keep pace with the information and resource needs of government and civil society, NCRFW is glad to extend its services through this website. The website provides useful information and references on the NCRFW and its programs on gender mainstreaming as well as national and international commitments. Of special interest to users is the info resource corner which provides sex disaggregated data and the latest statistics on women. Government agencies, Non-governmental Organizations (NGOs) and other sectors will find our hyperlink with UN and local NGO resources most useful.