Press releases

Posted: Fri, 2017-08-25 11:31
At least 38 representatives from private-owned and government-run media organizations, as well civil society organizations and educator’s groups that deal with mass media gathered in a co-creation workshop of the media guide to implement Section 16 of the Magna Carta of Women.
Posted: Fri, 2017-07-21 14:10
Three newly-appointed officials of the Philippine Commission on Women (PCW) are now officially on board after taking their Oath of Office before President Rodrigo Roa Duterte on July 17 at the Rizal Ceremonial Hall in Malacañan, Manila.
Posted: Fri, 2017-07-07 10:15

The PCW family welcomes Maria Kristine Josefina G. Balmes as its new Deputy Executive Director. A former Councilor of Batangas City, her advocacy includes women and children's rights, urban poor and environment.

Posted: Fri, 2017-06-30 15:05

Ninety-six of the growing number of Gender and Development (GAD) Resource Pool members certified by the Philippine Commission on Women participated in the three-day assembly hosted by the Commission on June 28-30, 2017 at the Hive Hotel and Convention Center in Quezon City.

Posted: Thu, 2017-06-08 13:52

Women-led and women-owned micro enterprises in the Philippines can look forward to better access to vital training and financing needs to expand and level up their existing businesses.

The Philippine Commission on Women (PCW) which is the project holder of Supporting Women’s Economic Empowerment (WEE) Project signed Memoranda of Agreement (MOA) with four private organizations that will complement government efforts in making the business environment responsive to women micro-entrepreneurs on June 8, 2017 at the Crowne Plaza Hotel in Ortigas Center, Quezon City.

Posted: Tue, 2017-05-30 14:28
The Philippines has joined other 34 countries around the world in support of the international observance of Menstrual Hygiene Day by holding a forum and conduct of other multimedia campaigns. 
On May 26, the Philippine Commission on Women (PCW), in partnership with the Department of Health (DOH), Department of Education (DepEd), University of the Philippines Manila, DDB Group Philippines, and Modess Philippines, collaborated in holding the #MenstruationMatters: A Forum on Menstrual Hygiene held at the UP Manila Theatre. 
Posted: Thu, 2017-05-04 15:26

The Philippine Commission on Women (PCW) supports the confirmation of the appointment of Dr. Judy M. Taguiwalo as Secretary of the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD).

Posted: Tue, 2017-03-21 07:56

The Philippine Commission on Women (PCW) is one with the nation in remembering the life and works of its former Chairperson, Leticia Ramos Shahani.  Her passion to advance women’s rights is immeasurable.

Posted: Thu, 2017-03-09 11:51

Women are potent agents of positive changes in our society. Thus, “real change” can be only achieved when women and men work hand-in-hand to foster an environment that is empowering to both sexes. This is the highlight of the 2017 National Women’s Month Celebration (PCW) carrying the theme “We Make Change Work for Women.”

This is the highlight of the 2017 National Women’s Month Celebration (PCW) carrying the theme “We Make Change Work for Women.”

Posted: Tue, 2017-03-07 18:40
Women and girls from various parts of the country may enjoy discounts and freebies in celebration of International Women’s Day on March 8.