The Philippine Commission on Women (PCW), the government’s primary policy-making and coordinating body on women’s empowerment and gender equality is now officially accepting applications for the Executive Director preferably a Career Executive Service Officer (CESO).
Masters degree in the field of Women and Gender Studies or related disciplines
5 years of supervisory/management experience
The Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action or BPfA is a landmark document for advancing the rights of women and gender equality worldwide agreed during the 4th World Conference on women in 1995. The international community came to a consensus and agreed to a comprehensive blueprint of commitments supporting the full development of women and their equality with men in 12 areas of concern.
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, in partnership with the Polytechnic University of the Philippines (PUP) and DDB Group Philippines, is holding a forum entitled "From Womb to Tomb: Forum on Women's Health" on May 28 at PUP Sta. Mesa, Manila.
The Philippine Commission on Women, in line with the 2018 National Women's Month Celebration, is launching the Photo Contest and Poster-making Contest in promoting women’s empowerment through arts.
The National Women’s Month Celebration every March is part of the worldwide observance of the International Women’s Day (IWD).
In his first State of the Nation Address (SONA), President Rodrigo Roa Duterte directed “all agencies, oversight bodies and local government units down to the barangay level to fully implement the Manga Carta of Women ”. This is to ensure that man and woman will be partners in the pursuit of the country’s economic, social, cultural and political developments.
The Anti-VAW Expo 2019 features interactive booths where participants shall be oriented on VAW and VAW laws, and on encouraging help-seeking behavior for victims. A digital national commitment website dubbed as "I Vow to End VAW" shall also be setup to give emphasis on everyone's commitment and contributions in ending VAW and to continue on our common vision of a VAW-free community.
The Philippine Commissionon Women calls all senior high school and college students to join the Cine Juan Digital Shorts Competition.
As part of the 18-Day Campaign to End Violence Against Women, this competition aims to raise awareness on violence and inspire action to prevent it through the powerful medium of film.
Violence against women (VAW) and girls is not just a major public health problem but also a grave violation of human rights. It extremely manifests gender inequity, targeting women and girls because of their subordinate status in the society.