01 December 2015, 9 am to 3pm, AFP Theatre, Camp Aguinaldo, Quezon City
The forum on Promoting Safe Communities aims to highlight the vital role of men and boys in ending VAWC, including street and public places harassment. While it targets men and boys as its audience, the forum also seeks to gather good practices of public and private organizations and their efforts in making their communities a safe place for women and girls. The forum is part of the 18-Day Campaign To End VAW (November 25 to December 12). Topics to be discussed are as follows:
This year’s 18-Day Campaign to End VAW kick-off activity, “Assembly of Anti-VAW Advocacy Supporters” is a gathering of government, non-government, academe and private sector stakeholders to take stock of milestone accomplishments (gains) in addressing Violence Against Women (VAW) in the Philippines.
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The Philippine Commission on Women, will convene the Fourth GAD Budget Forum (4th GBF) on November 4 and 5, 2015 at the Occupational Safety and Health Center (OSHC), Agham Road, Quezon City. The forum will serve as a venue to:
The Philippine Commission on Women is pleased to announce that the profiling for the second batch of potential LGU Local Learning Hubs on GAD is now ongoing.
The certification of GAD Local Learning Hub (LLH) is designed to institutionalize the sharing and replication of LGUs notable experiences and practices on gender mainstreaming.
As an initial step in the certification, the PCW will profile LGUs based on the following criteria:
2015 Women's Month Celebration - Calendar of Activities
May 10 is Mother's Day. What makes your nanay, inay, mommy or mama a HERO? Share your thoughts as we join the whole world in celebrating Mother’s Day this Sunday. Please do not forget to use #HeroAngNanayKo and #ArawNiNanay2015 when posting in your social media accounts. Happy Mother's Day!
The Philippine Commission on Women (PCW) is now accepting applications for the fourth batch of the National GAD Resource Pool. Interested individuals must submit duly filled-out Profile Form (Form A) and Training Needs Assessment Form (Form B) which can be downloaded from the Profiling of the 4th Batch of GAD Resource Pool webpage. Other details together with the Terms of Reference (ToR) of the GAD Resource Pool Members can also be downloaded.
"The low number of women in politics is detrimental for society as a whole" – this statement from the Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU) during the 3rd World Conference on Women in 1985 did not capture much attention. The outcome document of the Conference called the Nairobi Forward Looking Strategies say almost nothing about women’s political participation. Only in 1990 did the United Nations Commission on the Status of Women considered equality in political participation and decision-making as a priority issue.