Officials and employees of the Office of the President (OP) join the nation in celebrating the National Women’s Month. During the flag raising ceremony at the Mabini Grounds in Malacanang, Manila on March 3, President Benigno S. Aquino III, through Deputy Executive Secretary for Finance and Administration Ronaldo A. Geron, conveys his highest recognition to the strong and resilient women for their over-all contribution to rehabilitation process and progress.
Province of Aklan: On February 14, 2014, at 2:00 PM, the Province of Aklan will join with activists around the world for ONE BILLION RISING FOR JUSTICE. The campaign is a recognition that violence against women cannot end without looking at the intersection of poverty, racism, war, the plunder of the environment, capitalism, imperialism, and patriarchy. Impunity lives at the heart of these interlocking forces.
Ms. Lorena Yunque, Project Manager of PCW-AECID Project, together with Ms. Lerma Wabinga, Project Focal Person of LGU Alabel, discussing the PCW-AECID Project during her courtesy call to Mayor Corazon Sunga Grafilo of LGU Alabel, Sarangani last January 23, 2014.
Philippine Commission on Women (PCW) Chairperson Remedios I. Rikken signed the Pledge of Partnership on the Seal of Good Local Governance on January 15, 2014 at the Philippine International Convention Center. The Pledge of Partnership, initiated by the Department of Interior and Local Government (DILG), is an advocacy for fostering integrity, transparency and accountability in public service.
College students across the country may now get the chance to showcase their artistry and creativity as the Philippine Commission on Women (PCW) launched a film making contest in line with the upcoming Women's Month Celebration.
The short film-making contest, which runs from January 10 to February 21, aims to raise public awareness on women's issues, particularly the vital role of women in disaster response, media, peace building, politics and governance, and reproductive health.