It is a study in contrast: the majestic, rural sky of Mt. Apo presiding over the Bagobo-Tagabawa’s austere existence. Today, their ancestral lands no longer yield enough produce to sustain them, making life a constant struggle. Given the remoteness of Davao del Sur, they have now been eclipsed by a world rife with modern technology.
Labor of love and showcase of culture. The Great Women Project displays its wide array of products in the Artisan Resource Fair in New York (NY) on August 16-19, 2014. The Artisan Resource at NY NOW is a production-sourcing venue for overseas artisan enterprises to showcase their products and production capabilities at export terms from the country of origin. Artisan Resource connects US-based importers with international producers and exporters.
The Philippine Commission on Women enjoins the nation in celebrating the fifth anniversary of the passage of the Magna Carta of Women (MCW) -- a landmark legislation protecting and ensuring women's rights.
For the past five years, the MCW or "the bible of all Juanas" has been valuing the role of women, not only as contributors to development, but as drivers of change.
With the goal of raising awareness of Regional Development Councils’ (RDC) roles and responsibilities in the localization of the Magna Carta of Women (MCW), the Philippine Commission on Women (PCW) will be holding its first Regional Gender and Development Council (RGADC) Summit on August 14-15 at Oracle Hotel in Quezon City.
MALUNGON, Sarangani (July 4, 2014) – The Vice Governor’s Office together with Juvylin Domitorio, area coordinator for Sarangani of the Philippine Commission on Women-AECID Project, conducts a Gender Sensitivity Training (GST) with members of Banate Samahang Nayon Producers Cooperative at Barangay Banate on July 2. The Philippine Commission on Women is the primary policy-making and coordinating body on women and gender equality concerns. The GST training is under the Gal E’ Libun project of Vice Governor Jinkee J. Pacquiao.
GENERAL SANTOS CITY (June 28, 2014) – Dan Evans, consultant of education program Sulong Karunungan under the flagship program of Governor Steve Chiongbian Solon, facilitates the Non-Government Organization Conference and Service Mapping held at Microtel Friday, June 27.
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Manila, June 20, 2014 -- Aquino Awards 2014 Recipient: Advocate for Women and Children’s Rights. The U.S. Embassy in Manila awarded this year’s Ninoy and Cory Aquino Fellow for Public Service to Maria Liza Miscala Jorda, a champion for the rights of women and children. Jorda, Assistant City Prosecutor for the Department of Justice (DOJ) – Cebu, traveled to the United States (U.S.) in April to participate in the International Visitor Leadership Program (IVLP) on cooperative efforts at combating trafficking in persons.
The Philippine Commission on Women (PCW) is calling the attention of a local reality television program where a female contestant was compelled to pose nude for a painting.
In the June 4, 2014 episode of ABS-CBN’s “Pinoy Big Brother All-In”, “Big Brother” often called as “Kuya” challenged 23-year old Jayme Jalandoni of Parañaque City to pose nude for a painting, which is a part of their weekly task.
LEGAZPI CITY, Mar 28 (PIA) – The Provincial Government of Albay will hold the Women Summit on March 31, 2014 at the Albay Astrodome here in support of the celebration of the Women’s Month this March and considered one of the highlights of this year’s Daragang Magayon Festival.
Anchored on the theme, “Juana, ang Tatag Mo ay Tatag Natin sa Pagbangon at Pagsulong,” the gathering will be recognizing strong and resilient women in the province and their contribution to progress.
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In its commitment to effectively implement the Magna Carta of Women (MCW) at the local level, the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG)- Region 3 in partnership with the Philippine Commission on Women (PCW), organized and conducted a Training-Workshop on Gender-Responsive Budgeting on May 7-9, 14-16 and 21-23, 2014 at Oxford Hotel in Clark, Pampanga.