NEDA Director General Arsenio M. Balisacan urged the Regional Development Councils (RDCs) to strengthen their respective regional Gender and Development (GAD) mechanisms during the First Regional GAD Council (RGADC) Summit on August 14, 2014 at the Oracle Hotel in Quezon City.
The Philippine Delegation headed by Ambassador Jocelyn Batoon-Garcia highlighted the Philippine Government’s achievements in the field of social development during the Third Session of the Committee on Social Development (CSD3) of UNESCAP held on 18-20 August 2014 in Bangkok.
The PCW formalized partnership with Region IV-A's Sub-Committee on Gender and Development (SCGAD) in mainstreaming GAD efforts in the region with the signing of the Partnership Agreement (PA) during the first RGADCSummit on August 15 at Oracle Hotel in Quezon City which coincides with the 5th anniversary of the signing into law of the Magna Carta of Women.
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.