The Philippine Commission on Women (PCW) is set to announce the country's first most gender-responsive government agency on March 28, 2014.
The PCW has shortlisted Cooperative Development Authority (CDA), Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH), Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) and Technical Education Skills (Technical Education and Skills Development Authority), as the agencies whose qualifications met the "GADtimpala's" basic eligibility criteria.
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.
NATIONAL WOMEN’S DAY MONTH CELEBRATION
1 – 31 MARSO 2014
(Proclamation No. 227 s. 1988)
“Juana, ang Tatag Mo ay Tatag Natin sa Pagbangon at Pagsulong!”
Kaisa ng buong mundo sa pagdiriwang ng International Women's Day, binibigyang-pugay ng Philippine Commission on Women (PCW) ang mga kababaihan na nagpakita ng katatagan at lakas sa nagdaan at mapanghamong taon.
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.