Approximately 12,000 owner-entrepreneurs and workers of microenterprises can look forward to more competitive businesses and better lives with the launching of the GREAT Women-2 or the Supporting Women’s Economic Empowerment (WEE) in the Philippines Project.
The Philippine Commission on Women (PCW) is one with the nation in remembering the life and works of Filipina physicist Angelita Castro-Kelly, the first woman to hold the position of Mission Operations Manager at the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA).
Former Senator and women’s rights champion Dr. Leticia Ramos-Shahani has been recognized by both houses of the Congress for her invaluable contributions in shaping women’s agenda.
The Philippine Commission on Women (PCW) strongly believes that holistic, comprehensive and gender-responsive healthcare services for women and girls can only be achieved through the collaboration of public and private health service providers in the country.
The Philippine Commission on Women (PCW), the government's policymaking and oversight agency for gender equality and women's empowerment under the Office of the President, slams the sexist portrayal of Ms Bikini in the May 23, 2015 front page of the Philippine Daily Inquirer, one of the leading broadsheets in the country.
The front page contained a photo of the winner of the Ms Bikini pageant in a provocative pose. PCW is alarmed and aghast with the sexist and sexual portrayal of the young woman in the reputable broadsheet.
The Philippine Commission on Women (PCW) welcomes the approval of the law abolishing the Revised Penal Code provision that makes it illegal for a woman to marry within certain conditions after the death of her husband or annulment of marriage.
On March 13, 2015, President Benigno S. Aquino III signed Republic Act No. 10655, An Act Repealing the Crime of Premature Marriage under Article 351 of Act No. 3815 of the Revised Penal Code (RPC).
The Gender Equality Committee for Media (MGEC) has named the first GADtimpala for Media Awardees or the most-outstanding media organizations which demonstrated gender balance in various fields.