The National Women’s Month Celebration every March is part of the worldwide observance of the International Women’s Day (IWD).
In his first State of the Nation Address (SONA), President Rodrigo Roa Duterte directed “all agencies, oversight bodies and local government units down to the barangay level to fully implement the Manga Carta of Women ”. This is to ensure that man and woman will be partners in the pursuit of the country’s economic, social, cultural and political developments.
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:
1. Health and Science
2. Business and Industry
4. Elderly and Disabled
6. Indigenous Peoples
The Inter-Agency Council Against Trafficking (IACAT) is the body mandated by law to coordinate and monitor the implementation of Republic Act No. 9208, as amended, with the Department of Justice as the lead agency.
The Philippine Commission on Women (PCW) as a member of the IACAT, is pleased to inform the concerned sector and the public in general, that the nomination process for the selection of the following sectoral representatives to the Council is still open:
WHAT IS ORANGE YOUR ICON ADVOCACY INITIATIVE?
Now on its third year in the Philippines, the ORANGE YOUR ICON FOR 18 DAYS ADVOCACY INTITATIVE aims to strengthen the anti-VAW advocacy by enjoining new audiences to join the cause to end VAW.
The idea is to attract the public’s curiosity on why major landmarks or icons nationwide are colored orange, thereby providing opportunities for advocates to explain the Anti-VAW advocacy.
The Philippine Commission on Women (PCW) is pleased to invite GAD Focal Point System Members and Budget Officers (maximum of two participants per agency) of national government agencies (NGAs), attached agencies, bureaus, state universities and colleges (SUCs) and government-owned-and-controlled corporations (GOCCs) to attend the 2017 GAD Budget Forum. The venue for the 2017 GAD Budget Fora is the Sports and Cultural Center (SCC) of the Commission on Audit (COA) Central Office, Commonwealth, Quezon City.
Due to a MERALCO-scheduled power interruption in our office, the following PCW Information Systems will be temporarily unavailable on Wednesday, August 8, 2017:
The GAD Resource Pool (GR Pool), which is one of the components of the National (GAD) Resource Program (NGRP), is composed of individual GAD practitioners tapped by the PCW to provide Technical Assistance (TA) in GAD Mainstreaming to National Government Agencies (NGAs) and Local Government Units (LGUs). To date, PCW has 112 active GR Pool members.
#BilangBabae is an online advocacy initiative of the Philippine Commission on Women for the 2017 National Women’s Month Celebration.