2023 Tinig ng Kababaihan

You may check the links below to listen to the audio or watch the Facebook live of each episode.


DateEpisodeSynopsisResource PersonRemark
12PCW’s HerStory, mandates and functions, and milestones. TNK’s new segmentsThis episode tackled the relaunch of the program and introduced the new segments. PCW’s herstory and achievements in line with its 48th-year anniversary were also discussed.Maria Kristine Josefina G. Balmes, Deputy Director for Operations, Philippine Commission on WomenListen/watch here.
19DSWD 72nd Anniversary / DSWD’s Gender-responsive programsThis episode tackled the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD)’s 72nd Anniversary and its gender-responsive programs, such as the program for gender-based violence of victim-survivors as part of the Inter-Agency Council on Violence Against Women, and the financial and livelihood programs for women and other marginalized groups.Patrick Yeoj G. Peraz, RSW
Focal Person, Women Welfare Programs of the Sectoral Program Division (SPD) of DWSD’s Program Management

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26WPLA: Policy-making function of PCW / WPLA for the 19th CongressThis episode discussed PCW’s policymaking and oversight function. It also talked about the Women’s Priority Legislative Agenda (WPLA), its importance to women, and the WPLA agenda that has been passed as laws, as well as the WPLA for the 19th Congress.Armando G. Orcilla, Jr.
Senior GAD Specialist, Philippine Commission on Women
Policy Development, Planning, and Monitoring and Evaluation Division  (PDPMED)

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DateEpisodeSynopsisResource PersonRemarks
2The Right of Women to Use her Maiden NameThis episode discussed women’s rights to use their maiden name in accordance with the Civil Code of the Philippines, as well as the terms and conditions for using or reverting the maiden name.
Atty. Marienne M. Ibadlit, Gender and Development Director ng Integrated Bar of the Philippines.Listen/watch here.
9Gender Equality in Relationships, and its Relevance to the Filipino FamilyThe Population Commission tackled the concept of gender equality and women’s empowerment in a relationship and family. The Kalalakihang Tapat sa Responsibilidad at Obligasyon sa Pamilya or KATROPA Program and their services to male partners and community outreach were highlighted, as well as the importance of respecting and understanding the gender roles in the relationship/family.Philip Amiel B. Lopez – Planning Officer III, Resource Generation, and Programming Section; Planning, Monitoring, and Evaluation Division, Commission on Population and Development (POPCOM)Listen/watch here.
16Policy Recommendation on Divorce, Marriage, Family, and Gender Bias on Adultery and ConcubinageThe episode discussed the policy recommendations for removing the gender bias in the relationship and marriage provision of the Family Code, the inclusion of Violence Against Women or VAW as grounds for annulment and legal separation, removing the gender bias in the Revised Penal Code Provisions on Adultery and Concubinage, and the push for the reinstitution of divorce in the Philippines.Armando Orcilla Jr. Senior GAD Specialist
Policy Development, Planning, and Monitoring and Evaluation Division (PDPMED) of PCW
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23Expanded Maternity Leave (Republic Act 11210)This episode discussed the Republic Act No. 11210 or the Expanded Maternity Leave, the requirements for availing it, and the terms and conditions, as well as other matters for clarification.Joy A. Villacorta Vice President – Benefits Administration Department, Social Security System

Atty. Jamahlin Lacandazo-Escalona – Attorney VI, Office for Legal Affairs, Civil Service Commission

Mercy B. Apurado – Supervising Labor and Employment Officer and concurrent Officer-In-Charge, Women Workers Development Division, Bureau of Workers with Special Concern – DOLE
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