Posted: Thu, 2013-12-12 14:06
A junior high school student from Jose P. Laurel Sr. High School in Quezon City bagged the top prize in this year’s 18-Day Campaign To End Violence Against Women (VAW) Poster-Making Contest, besting other 30 schools in Metro Manila.
In an interview with Philippine Commission on Women (PCW) Media Unit, 15-year old Charina Racaza said her thorough research about VAW enabled her to fully depict this year’s theme “End VAW Now! It’s Our Duty!”
Posted: Mon, 2013-11-25 09:17
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“End VAW Now! It’s Our Duty!”
Posted: Sat, 2013-11-23 16:47
The Philippine Commission on Women (PCW) raises its concern over the incidents of rape, prostitution, and other forms of sexual exploitation and abuse in disaster areas in the country.
While we enjoin the Filipino nation in responding to the basic needs of families who have been displaced and who have lost their loved ones due to Typhoon Yolanda, the earthquakes in Central Visayas, and the Zamboanga conflict, the PCW strongly calls for immediate response to gender-based violence cases in evacuation centers and temporary shelters.
Posted: Sat, 2013-11-23 15:18
Increased commitment and accountability of duty-bearers.
This is what the 18-day Campaign to End Violence Against Women (VAW) aims to emphasize this year.
Posted: Thu, 2013-11-07 23:36

04 November 2013 – Celebrating the “National Consciousness Day on Violence Against Women (VAW)” one month in advance, the Philippine Embassy in Paris, in cooperation with the Babaylan Association, organized on October 20 the first seminar to explore the various situations of violence faced by Filipina migrants in France.

Posted: Wed, 2013-11-06 09:13
The Philippine Commission on Women (PCW) will hold a two day back-to-back Gender and Development (GAD) Planning and Budgeting Forum on November 7 and 8 at the Professional Development Center Auditorium, Commission on Audit in Quezon City. 
The primary objective of the GPB forum is to orient national line agencies, attached offices, bureaus and GOCCs on Joint Circular 2012-01 or the Guidelines on the Preparation of the Annual GAD Plan and Budget and Accomplishment Report, in line with the preparation of 2015 GAD plan and budget of government agencies. 
Posted: Sat, 2013-10-26 14:36

The Philippines is Asia’s best performing country in closing gender disparity this year, according to the 2013 Global Gender Gap Report.

Previously in eighth position, the Philippines has climbed to fifth spot besting other Asian and non-Asian countries.

Iceland remains at the top while Finland placed at the second spot. The remaining top countries are as follows: Norway (3rd), Sweden (4th), Philippines (5th), Ireland (6th), New Zealand (7th), Denmark (8th), Switzerland (9th) and Nicaragua (10th).

Posted: Thu, 2013-10-24 14:07
The Philippine Commission on Women (PCW) is inviting high school students to join a poster-making contest which aims to raise awareness on Violence Against Women (VAW).
The contest, which runs from October 21 to November 21, 2013, is open to both public and private high school students in Metro Manila. 
Said poster making contest is part of the PCW's calendar activities, in line with this year's observation of 18-day Campaign to End VAW on November 25 to December 12.
Posted: Wed, 2013-10-23 10:33
Akaln Business Clinic participants

Thirty-nine women entrepreneurs from Aklan, together with Violence Against Women and Children (VAWC) survivors, attended the two-day business clinic held at Aklan Tourism and Training Center on October 11-12, 2013.

Mr. Raymond Abrea, founding president of the Center for Strategic Reform of the Philippines (CSR Philippines), taught the women the How-tos of business which include registering a business in four easy steps, preparing cash flow and income statements, and costing products.

Posted: Tue, 2013-10-22 15:20
MCW Localization Participants Group Photo

Nineteen municipal local government operations officers (MLGOOs), together with seven representatives from Negros Oriental and three representatives from Northern Samar, attended the Roll-out in the Localization of the Magna Carta of Women which was held on October 15-17 at Sampaguita Gardens, New Washington, Aklan.