Twenty-six individuals from national government agencies (NGAs), local government units (LGUs), civil society organizations (CSOs), academe and civil society organizations were certified as Gender and Development (GAD) Resource (GR) Pool members by the Philippine Commission on Women (PCW) on September 9, 2014, at the Sunrise Holiday Mansion, Tagaytay City.
National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA) Director General Arsenio M. Balisacan urged the Regional Development Councils (RDCs) to strengthen their respective regional Gender and Development (GAD) mechanisms during the First Regional GAD Council (RGADC) Summit on August 14, 2014, at the Oracle Hotel in Quezon City.
PCW: This milestone legislation, which recognizes the economic, political, and socio-cultural realities affecting women, has paved the way in creating substantive programs and policies that eradicate discrimination against women and promote equal access to resources and opportunities for both women and men.
The summit intends to identify partnership strategies and convergence mechanisms to strengthen collaboration between regional mechanisms and PCW on gender mainstreaming at the local level. It will also serve as the venue to orient RDCs and RGADCs on relevant and most recent gender and development (GAD)-related policies, guidelines and tools that must be implemented and utilized at the regional and local levels.
The Philippine Commission on Women (PCW) strongly condemns the abduction of more than 200 girls last April 14, 2014, from their school in Chibok, Borno, Nigeria. Said abduction is a clear human right’s violation and a form of violence against women and girls (VAWG).
There is no greater gift for Filipino mothers than the immediate and effective implementation of the Responsible Parenthood and Reproductive Health (RPRH) Law following the declaration of its constitutionality in April.
Thirty-seven individuals from national government agencies (NGAs), local government units (LGUs), civil society organizations (CSOs), academe and civil society organizations were certified as Gender and Development Resource (GR) pool members by the Philippine Commission on Women (PCW) on March 26, 2014 at the Hotel Kimberly, Taft, Manila.
A total of 10,168 participants from government agencies, non-government organizations, state colleges and universities and other civil society groups converged on March 8 to celebrate the International Women’s Day at Quirino Grandstand in Manila.
Pinatunayan ng paghagupit ng Bagyong Yolanda, krisis sa Zamboanga, at mga paglindol sa Visayas na ang katatagan ng mga kababaihan ay hindi lamang nasusukat sa kanyang tiyaga at lakas upang harapin ang mga hamon ng buhay, kundi sa kanyang pagbangon tuwing nadadapa, pakikiisa sa pagpapanumbalik at pagpapatuloy ng buhay.
The Philippine Commission on Women is spearheading the annual observance of Women’s Month this March 2014. The theme of this year’s celebration is “Juana, ang Tatag Mo ay Tatag Natin sa Pagbangon at Pagsulong!”