Posted: Mon, 2016-03-07 22:08

On the occasion of the International Women’s Day (IWD) on March 8, the Philippine Commission on Women (PCW) will present how the government, under the current administration fared in bridging the gender gap.

Posted: Fri, 2016-02-05 17:25

President Benigno S. Aquino III is now one of the 10 Head of State IMPACT Champions for the United Nations’ (UN) HeForShe Movement.

Posted: Thu, 2016-01-14 12:51

The Philippine Commission on Women (PCW) expresses concern over the reported removal of funding for purchase of contraceptives in the 2016 budget of the Department of Health (DOH).

Posted: Mon, 2016-01-11 17:13

Coming from a fruitful and meaningful milestone year in 2015, the Philippine Commission on Women (PCW), on January 7, turns 41 with nothing but higher hopes and enthusiasm to better serve “Juanas” this 2016. 

Posted: Tue, 2015-12-15 15:18

Believing that film is a powerful tool in shaping public perception and stand on various issues, the Philippine Commission on Women (PCW) launched the “CineJuana” – a film festival focusing on the issues of Violence Against Women (VAW).

The three-day film festival, which commenced on December 8, 2015 at the NCCA Leandro V. Locsin Auditorium in Intramuros, Manila, is part of the lined-up activities of the 18-Day Campaign To End VAW.

Posted: Sat, 2015-11-28 14:50
 First Asia’s Got Talent grand winner and shadow play group El Gamma Penumbra performed a 4-minute shadow dance depicting various forms of VAW and ways on how to achieve a VAWC-free society during the kick-off activity of the 2015 18-Day Campaign To End VAW on November 25 at the Aliw Theatre in Pasay City.
Posted: Wed, 2015-11-25 10:30
The 2013 National Demographic and Health Survey (NDHS) report says that one out of five women aged 15-49 suffered from physical violence in the Philippines. Six percent of them experienced sexual violence.  Four percent reported violence even during pregnancy.  Yet, only 30% sought assistance to stop the violence. 
Posted: Tue, 2015-11-24 16:11

Government agencies, particularly those who have direct programs and services relative to Anti-Violence Against Women and Girls are set to account for progress and reaffirm their commitments in addressing the issue on November 25, 2015; 2:00 PM at the Aliw Theatre in Pasay City as part of the annual 18-Day Campaign to End Violence Against Women (VAW).

Posted: Mon, 2015-11-23 19:16
From L-R: Mr. Donald James Gawe, Division Chief of NEDA IV-A, Plan and Policy Formulation Division and Secretary of SCGAD IV-A; Regional Director Luis G. Banua of NEDA IV-A and Chairperson of SCGAD IV-A; PCW Executive Director Emmeline L. Verzosa; and Ms. Nharleen S. Millar, Chief of PCW -  Technical Services Division.

After one year of successful engagement, the Philippine Commission on Women (PCW) and the Sub-Committee on Gender and Development (SCGAD) IV-A renewed theirPartnership Agreement(PA) during the conduct of the 4th Quarter SCGAD Meeting on November 23, 2015 at Privato Hotel, Shaw Blvd., Pasig City.

Posted: Mon, 2015-11-23 17:21

For nine straight years now, the Philippines once again bested other Asian countries in closing the global gender disparity, according to the 2015 Global Gender Gap Index (GGI) Report released annually by the World Economic Forum (WEF).

From 2014’s standing at 9th place, the Philippines climbs to 7th spot as it garnered 0.790 points. Previous points were 0.781(2014), 0.783 (2013), 0.776 (2012), and 0.768 (2011).