The Philippine Commission on Women (PCW) is holding a series of nationwide stakeholders’ consultations for the formulation of the Gender Equality and Women’s Empowerment (GEWE) Plan 2018-2022.
The first of the series was held last December 11 in Pasig City for the Luzon leg, followed by the Mindanao leg last December 12 and 13 in Davao City, and the Visayas leg to be held on December 14 and 15 in Cebu City.
Quick information and emergency tools for reporting incidents of violence against women (VAW) are now a fingertip away as the Philippine Commission on Women (PCW) and the Technological Institute of the Philippines – Quezon City (TIP-QC) unveils the VAWfreePH mobile application.
Launched during the 2017 18-Day Campaign To End VAW Kick-Off program at the PETA Theatre in Quezon on November 24, “VAWfreePH” is an android-based personal safety mobile app that gives women and girls a practical tool to fight VAW.
In time for this year’s observance of the 18-Day Campaign To End Violence Against Women (VAW), the Philippine Commission on Women in partnership with other government agencies, launched a three-day interactive museum on November 24, 2017 at the PETA Theatre in Quezon City.
Women in ASEAN may now look forward to a better, empowering and thriving future as three documents relative to their roles in the economy, peace and security and achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) were adopted during the 31st Association of the South East Asian Nations (ASEAN) Summit in Manila, Philippines.
On Women, Peace and Security and the Achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)
The Department of Information and Communications Technology (DICT), the Philippine Commission on Women (PCW), and the United Nations Asian and Pacific Training Centre for Information and Communications Technology for Development (APCICT), in collaboration with the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) and the ASEAN Women Entrepreneurs Network (AWEN) spearhead the Women ICT Frontier Initiative (WIFI) ASEAN Sub-Regional Launch on August 28, 2017 at the Philippine International Convention Center in Pasay City, Philippines.
The PCW family welcomes Maria Kristine Josefina G. Balmes as its new Deputy Executive Director. A former Councilor of Batangas City, her advocacy includes women and children's rights, urban poor and environment.
Ninety-six of the growing number of Gender and Development (GAD) Resource Pool members certified by the Philippine Commission on Women participated in the three-day assembly hosted by the Commission on June 28-30, 2017 at the Hive Hotel and Convention Center in Quezon City.