Press releases

Posted: Fri, 2016-09-16 15:09

The Philippine Commission on Women (PCW), the government’s primary policy-making and coordinating body on women’s empowerment and gender equality is pleased to announce that the nominations for the following NGO Board Members representing the following sectors is still open:

Posted: Thu, 2017-06-08 13:52

Women-led and women-owned micro enterprises in the Philippines can look forward to better access to vital training and financing needs to expand and level up their existing businesses.

The Philippine Commission on Women (PCW) which is the project holder of Supporting Women’s Economic Empowerment (WEE) Project signed Memoranda of Agreement (MOA) with four private organizations that will complement government efforts in making the business environment responsive to women micro-entrepreneurs on June 8, 2017 at the Crowne Plaza Hotel in Ortigas Center, Quezon City.

Posted: Tue, 2017-05-30 14:28
The Philippines has joined other 34 countries around the world in support of the international observance of Menstrual Hygiene Day by holding a forum and conduct of other multimedia campaigns. 
 
On May 26, the Philippine Commission on Women (PCW), in partnership with the Department of Health (DOH), Department of Education (DepEd), University of the Philippines Manila, DDB Group Philippines, and Modess Philippines, collaborated in holding the #MenstruationMatters: A Forum on Menstrual Hygiene held at the UP Manila Theatre. 
Posted: Thu, 2017-05-04 15:26

The Philippine Commission on Women (PCW) supports the confirmation of the appointment of Dr. Judy M. Taguiwalo as Secretary of the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD).

Posted: Tue, 2017-03-21 07:56

The Philippine Commission on Women (PCW) is one with the nation in remembering the life and works of its former Chairperson, Leticia Ramos Shahani.  Her passion to advance women’s rights is immeasurable.

Posted: Thu, 2017-03-09 11:51

Women are potent agents of positive changes in our society. Thus, “real change” can be only achieved when women and men work hand-in-hand to foster an environment that is empowering to both sexes. This is the highlight of the 2017 National Women’s Month Celebration (PCW) carrying the theme “We Make Change Work for Women.”

This is the highlight of the 2017 National Women’s Month Celebration (PCW) carrying the theme “We Make Change Work for Women.”

Posted: Tue, 2017-03-07 18:40
Women and girls from various parts of the country may enjoy discounts and freebies in celebration of International Women’s Day on March 8. 
Posted: Wed, 2017-03-01 10:41

During last year’s National Women’s Month Celebration (NWMC), the Philippine Commission on Women (PCW) called for the inclusion of women’s issues and concerns in the development agenda of the incoming government. The call continues to reverberate this year as we endeavor to ensure that the reforms that the government espouses will work for both women and men.  After all, true compassion and real change can only be achieved when women and men work hand-in-hand to foster an environment that is empowering to both sexes. Thus, our theme for this year's observance is "WE Make Change Work for Women."

Posted: Wed, 2017-02-15 11:50

On Valentine’s Day, the Philippine Commission on Women (PCW) joined estimated 3,000 individuals who called for work, land, peace and ending Violence Against Women (VAW) at the Liwasang Bonifacio in Manila. 

Posted: Fri, 2017-01-27 13:45

The Philippine Commission on Women (PCW) and the Commission on Audit (COA) has renewed its partnership to intensify the monitoring and auditing of the Gender and Development (GAD) Budget.

Held at the PCW Conference Room on January 23, the signing of the Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) formalizes the second year of PCW and COA’s continuous sharing of knowledge and expertise on GAD Planning and Budgeting (GPB) and audit of GAD funds.

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