IACVAWC is the body mandated by law to ensure the effective implementation of RA 9262 and to be the lead coordinator and monitoring body on VAW initiatives. It is composed of twelve member-agencies that are tasked to formulate programs and projects to eliminate VAW, with DSWD as chair and DILG as co-chair.
The Philippine Commission on Women as a member of IACVAWC, is pleased to inform non-government organizations working on VAW and the public in general, that the nomination process for the selection of the following NGO representatives to the Council is now open:
- One (1) NGO representing “advocacy”
- One (1) NGO representing “legal assistance”
- One (1) NGO representing “service provision”
Interested NGOs shall submit the official Nomination Form which will be used by the IACVAWC Secretariat in screening the prospective NGOs who will qualify for nomination by the Council Members.
A Council meeting will be called for the purpose of selecting the NGO representatives, pursuant to the approved “Guidelines on the Participation of Non-Government Organization (NGO) Representatives to the Inter-Agency Council on Violence Against Women and their Children (IACVAWC).”
The IACVAWC Secretariat will be accepting submissions of duly accomplished Nomination Forms until October 15, 2018.
For further inquiries, please contact the IACVAWC Secretariat at (02) 733-6611, (0995) 194-6285, or firstname.lastname@example.org.