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: 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.

Posted: Thu, 2017-01-26 15:35

The Philippine Commission on Women (PCW) and the National Confederation of Cooperatives (NATTCO Network) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to support the government’s efforts in women economic empowerment. 

Posted: Sat, 2017-01-07 17:03

 

The Philippine Commission on Women (PCW) welcomes another year with renewed faith, energy and optimism to better serve Filipino women, children and men this 2017 and beyond.

Posted: Fri, 2016-11-25 20:04

“When we work together, we can be VAW-free.”  Taking off from this message of the 2015 campaign to end violence against women (VAW), the Philippine Commission on Women (PCW) leads the nation in the 2016 observance of the 18-Day Campaign to End VAW with the theme, “VAW-free community starts with Me.”

The theme promotes the vision and hope for the Philippines to be free from violence against women and girls, and this can only be achieved with the support and commitment of the entire community.

Posted: Fri, 2016-11-25 00:29
A community that is free from Violence Against Women (VAW) isn’t really that far-fetched, especially when everyone is committed and eager to do their share in pursuing this as a common vision.

With the theme “VAW-free community starts with me,” this year’s 18-Day Campaign To End VAW shifts to positive advocacy messaging by giving emphasis on everyone’s commitment and contributions in ending VAW. The campaign likewise highlights what can be done to make women and girls live a life that is free from violence.

Posted: Mon, 2016-11-21 17:55

The Philippine Commission on Women (PCW) and the Department of Tourism (DOT) with its attached agencies has partnered to “orange” 18 Philippine tourist destinations in Luzon, Visayas and Mindanao to promote public awareness on Violence Against Women (VAW).

Posted: Wed, 2016-11-02 16:56

The GMMS is now accepting submissions for the 2018 GPB and the 2016 GAD AR.

If you have any questions or encounter any problems in using the GMMS, please don't hesitate to call the GMMS Helpdesk at our landline (02) 7351653, mobile number (0917) 8592891 or email us at sysadmin@pcw.gov.ph. Please look for Gladys or Nico.

Thank you.

Posted: Wed, 2016-11-02 16:30

For 11 consecutive years, the Philippines maintains its position as the lead Asian country in closing the gender gap, according to the 2016 Global Gender Gap Index (GGI) Report released annually by the World Economic Forum (WEF).

The country landed at 7th place among 144 countries in the world and is tied with Slovenia with 0.786 points.

Posted: Wed, 2016-10-19 10:05
Members of Congress, PCW Chair Rhodora Bucoy, PCW ED Emmeline L. Verzosa, Government and NGO partners, and Presidential Legistative Liaison Office Secretary Adelino Sitoy pose before the symbolic #WPLA puzzle of commitment.

The Philippine Commission on Women (PCW), the lead agency that makes government work for the promotion, protection and fulfillment of women’s human rights, gender equality and women’s empowerment, presented the 12 Women’s Priority Legislative Agenda (WPLA) for the 17th Congress on October 18 at the Speaker’s Social Hall, Main Building, House of Representatives in Quezon City.

Posted: Wed, 2016-10-12 17:10

PCW Chairperson Rhodora T. Masilang-Bucoy took ​her ​oath of office before President Rodrigo Roa Duterte  on October 11, 2016 in Malacañan Palace, Manila.

 

Photos courtesy of Presidential Photographers Division

Posted: Mon, 2016-10-10 09:06

President Rodrigo Roa Duterte appointed Dr. Rhodora T. Masilang-Bucoy as Chairperson of the Philippine Commission on Women (PCW) effective today. She is set to take her oath of office before the Chief Executive on October 11 in Malacañan Palace, Manila.

“I am deeply honored to serve as Chairperson of the Commission that is mandated to lead in bringing about gender equality and empowerment of the Filipino woman,” Dr. Bucoy said in a statement.

Posted: Tue, 2016-08-30 09:54

While many mothers easily gave up on breastfeeding, here is a first-time mom who took courage to nurse not only one but two little girls all at the same time.

Posted: Fri, 2016-07-22 16:44

Filipino women and men call on the government to improve education, awareness-raising, and women’s participation in climate change adaptation and disaster risk reduction and management towards building resilient communities.

Posted: Tue, 2016-07-19 10:44

The Philippine Commission on Women (PCW) strongly denounces all forms of victim blaming and shaming as such act promotes the culture of misogyny that justifies and normalizes abuses against women.

The PCW expresses its concern over the actions of the hosts of noontime show “Eat Bulaga” who hastily indicted and stereotyped a female contestant who previously went through various kinds of abuses. 

Posted: Mon, 2016-07-18 17:08

The Philippine Commission on Women (PCW) is one with the nation in celebrating the life of its former Commissioner and outstanding Filipina woman leader who has put the Philippines on the international map.

Posted: Fri, 2016-07-15 10:39

The Philippine government presented its combined 7th and 8th periodic report at the 64th Session of the United Nations (UN) Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination Against Women in Geneva, Switzerland on July 5, 2016.

The Committee oversees the implementation of the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination Against Women (CEDAW) which the Philippines ratified in 1981.

Posted: Wed, 2016-06-29 13:00

When I was informed that President Aquino appointed me as Chairperson of the Philippine Commission on Women (PCW) in December 2010, I could not help saying “Wow! What an honor to be a ‘balikbayan’ to NCRFW, the former name of PCW when I resigned as its Executive Director in 1994 – a nine-year experience I am always happy to recall.” I wished for it, I prayed for it, especially since PILIPINA, the women’s group where I belong, played a major role in conceptualizing, defining, drafting and lobbying for the passage of the Magna Carta of Women.

Posted: Tue, 2016-06-28 17:47
PCW and COA sign the Memorandum of Understanding and Work Plan on knowledge-sharing and capability development program on mainstreaming GAD in COA and other government agencies during the Mid-Year Assessment of COA’s GAD Strategic Framework and Revised Guidelines on GAD Mainstreaming held at the COA Auditorium in Quezon City on June 28, 2016.

Another milestone in the implementation of the Magna Carta of Women (MCW) is underway with the recent collaboration between the Commission on Audit (COA) and the Philippine Commission on Women (PCW) on knowledge-sharing and capability development program on mainstreaming gender and development (GAD) concerns in COA and other government agencies.

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