PCW lauds all initiatives to pass laws amending rape by raising the age of sexual consent, prohibiting child marriage, and hopes for the passage of a law adopting divorce

PCW lauds all initiatives  to pass laws amending rape by raising the age of sexual consent, prohibiting  child marriage, and hopes for the passage of a law adopting divorce The Philippine Commission on Women (PCW) welcomes and lauds proposed legislative measures  protecting women’s and children’s rights in both Houses of Congress, especially on raising the continue reading : PCW lauds all initiatives to pass laws amending rape by raising the age of sexual consent, prohibiting child marriage, and hopes for the passage of a law adopting divorce

PCW, AFP ink deal to strengthen gender mainstreaming in military

PCW, AFP ink deal to strengthen gender mainstreaming in military Setting another milestone in mainstreaming gender and development (GAD) concerns in the Peace and Security Sector, the Philippine Commission on Women (PCW) forged a partnership agreement with the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) in a virtual signing ceremony held on September 14, 2021. The continue reading : PCW, AFP ink deal to strengthen gender mainstreaming in military

“Si Juana Ako”, “Ikaw ay Ginto”, “Nasa Atin” emerge as winners of PCW’s MusikJuana Songwriting Contest 2021

“Si Juana Ako”, “Ikaw ay Ginto”, “Nasa Atin” emerge as winners of PCW’s MusikJuana Songwriting Contest 2021 The Philippine Commission on Women recognized the winners of the MusikJuana Songwriting Contest 2021 during the virtual awarding ceremony held via live streaming on September 10, 2021. The competition aims to promote women’s rights, as enshrined in the continue reading : “Si Juana Ako”, “Ikaw ay Ginto”, “Nasa Atin” emerge as winners of PCW’s MusikJuana Songwriting Contest 2021

Philippines still best performing country in Asia despite slip by one notch in global gender gap ranking

Philippines still best performing country in Asia despite slip by one notch in global gender gap ranking The Philippines drops one place in terms of gender equality but still remains the top performing country in Asia, according to the World Economic Forum’s Global Gender Gap Report 2021. The country closed 78.4 percent of its overall continue reading : Philippines still best performing country in Asia despite slip by one notch in global gender gap ranking

Juana Laban sa Pandemya, Kaya! PCW Message for the 2021 National Women’s Month Celebration

Juana Laban sa Pandemya, Kaya! PCW Message for the 2021 National Women’s Month Celebration As the Philippine Commission on Women (PCW) leads the observance of the 2021 National Women’s Month Celebration, we are making our call for women’s empowerment and gender equality louder, as we look at this moment as both an opportunity and a continue reading : Juana Laban sa Pandemya, Kaya! PCW Message for the 2021 National Women’s Month Celebration