This forum aims to celebrate women’s journey by sharing inspiring stories of change in their chosen fields, to encourage their fellow women to be empowered change agents. It will also serve as a venue for women to inspire and appreciate each other, and create an environment supportive of each other. At least 600 women from national government agencies, local government units, non-government and people’s organizations, private sector, and schools nationwide are expected to attend the forum which will be held in three series.
Kindly read the Advisory for Confirmed Delegations for the 2016 18-Day Campaign to End Violence Against Women (VAW) Kick-off Activity for your guidance.
The ASEAN Commission on the Promotion and Protection of the Rights of Women and Children (ACWC) was inaugurated during the 16th ASEAN Summit held in Ha Noi, Vietnam last 07 April 2010. The Philippines, through the Department of Social Welfare and Development and the Philippine Commission on Women actively participated in the establishment of the ACWC. It aims to uphold, promote, protect, respect and fulfill the human rights and fundamental freedoms of women and children in the ASEAN.
In support of the 2016 18-Day Campaign to End Violence Against Women
WHAT IS ORANGE YOUR ICON?
The Philippine Commission on Women (PCW) launched ORANGE YOUR ICON for 18 Days as one of the major activities during the 2015 18-Day Campaign to End Violence Against Women (VAW), in solidarity with the United Nations’ UNiTE to End VAW Campaign.
Please be advised that the GMMS IT Helpdesk will not be available on 14-18 November to give way for the GMMS Evaluation by IRMD-ICTU. Please send your GMMS-related concerns and inquiries to our email firstname.lastname@example.org and we will get back to you as soon as we can.
Please know that the Online Registration for the 18-Day Campaign to End VAW Kick-off activity on November 25, 2016 is no longer accepting responses since we already reached the maximum capacity of PICC Reception Hall.
The Philippine Commission on Women, will convene the Fifth GAD Budget Fora (5th GP Fora) on November 10 and 11, 2016 at Function Rooms A and B Ombudsman Main Building, Agham Road, North Triangle Quezon City.
The forum will serve as a venue to:
The GAD Resource Pool (GR Pool) a component of the National GAD Resource Program (NGRP), is composed of individual GAD practitioners tapped by the PCW to provide Technical Assistance (TA) on GAD Mainstreaming to National Government Agencies (NGAs) and Local Government Units (LGUs). To date, PCW has certified 89 GR Pool members.
The 18-Day Campaign to End Violence Against Women (VAW) is observed annually from November 25 to December 12. The objective of this annual event is to raise awareness among all stakeholders that VAW is a public issue of national concern. It supports the Philippine Government’s goal to protect the human rights of women and its commitment to address all forms of VAW, consistent with the Magna Carta of Women.