Press releases

Posted: Fri, 2017-11-10 16:24
The Philippine Commission on Women (PCW) and the Commission on Audit (COA) convened the one-day 2017 GAD Budget Fora on November 9 and November 10, 2017 at the COA Sports and Cultural Center, Commonwealth Avenue, Quezon City to discuss and level-off concerns on the GAD Plan and Budget preparation, submission and endorsement.
 
Posted: Mon, 2017-08-28 19:32

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.

Posted: Fri, 2017-08-25 11:31
At least 38 representatives from private-owned and government-run media organizations, as well civil society organizations and educator’s groups that deal with mass media gathered in a co-creation workshop of the media guide to implement Section 16 of the Magna Carta of Women.
Posted: Fri, 2017-07-21 14:10
Three newly-appointed officials of the Philippine Commission on Women (PCW) are now officially on board after taking their Oath of Office before President Rodrigo Roa Duterte on July 17 at the Rizal Ceremonial Hall in Malacañan, Manila.
 
Posted: Fri, 2017-07-07 10:15

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.

Posted: Fri, 2017-06-30 15:05

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.

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.

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