The Philippine Commission on Women (PCW) welcomed its 43rd year with bigger hopes and greater passion to fulfill its mandate -- aiming to reach more women and girls particularly those in the regions.
In her message during the post-anniversary celebration held at the Kalayaan Hall in the Malacañan Palace last January 15, PCW Chairperson Rhodora M. Bucoy acknowledged the challenge of leading the implementation of the Magna Carta of Women (MCW) down to the barangay level, as well as other national policies and international commitments on women’s empowerment and gender equality.
The Media and Gender Equality Committee (MGEC) launched a new guidebook that seeks to eliminate gender stereotyping and promotes gender balance in the participation and representation of women and men across various forms of media and communication.
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.
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.
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).
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.
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.”
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."