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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.

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