Following the extension of the Enhanced Community Quarantine (ECQ), the Philippine Commission on Women (PCW) will continue to adopt the work from home arrangement until April 30, 2020, or until the lifting of the ECQ.
Thus, the PCW office will remain closed; walk-in and landline telephone transactions are not available. Our online platforms, which include the Gender Mainstreaming Monitoring System, website, and social media accounts, shall remain accessible for all our stakeholders.
The MusikJuana Songwriting Contest aims to make music as an advocacy tool for gender equality and women’s empowerment. The Philippine Commission on Women (PCW) will search for a musical piece that will help popularize the contents of the Beijing Platform for Action (BPfA), particularly its 12 areas of concern which are: poverty, education and training, health, violence, armed conflict, economy, power and decision-making, institutional mechanisms, human rights, media, environment, and the girl child.
In view of the declaration of public health emergency and community quarantine in Metro Manila due to the spread of COVID-19, and in support to the social distancing policy, the PCW thru its Bids and Awards Committee hereby postpones the Pre-bid Conference for the Janitorial and Security Services on 17 March 2020 and the Opening of Bids on 30 March 2020 until further notice.
Following the enforcement of an Enhanced Community Quarantine (ECQ) due to COVID-19, the Philippine Commission on Women (PCW) will be temporarily closed as we adopt the work from home arrangement from March 17 to April 13, 2020, or until the ECQ has been lifted.
During this period, our frontline services including the GMMS helpdesk support shall not be available (walk-in and telephone calls), but the system will continue to be accessible to government agencies. Our website and official social media accounts shall remain accessible for all our stakeholders.
Philippine Commission on Women (PCW) will be closed for disinfection of office premises on March 16, 2020. Frontline services, including the GMMS helpdesk support shall not be available but the system will continue to be accessible to government agencies.
Throughout this period, stakeholders may continue to contact the PCW via email: email@example.com.
The Women’s Month Celebration goes National, at its core of the word. The Philippine Commission on Women (PCW) will bring the celebration to Luzon, the Visayas, and Mindanao. The three legs will feature a “fireside chat” that cuts across generations: Baby Boomers, Generation X, Millennials, and Generation Z.
Under the banner theme, “We Make Change Work for Women,” the 2020 NWMC shall celebrate and take stock of the progress made to advance GEWE in the country. In line with the global multi-generational campaign of UN Women, “Generation Equality: Realizing women’s rights for equal future,” the celebration shall also endeavor to bring together women and girl leaders from various generations towards a collective agenda of empowering all women and girls.
The Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action or BPfA is a landmark document for advancing the rights of women and gender equality worldwide agreed during the 4th World Conference on women in 1995. The international community came to a consensus and agreed to a comprehensive blueprint of commitments supporting the full development of women and their equality with men in 12 areas of concern.
The National Women’s Month Celebration every March is part of the worldwide observance of the International Women’s Day (IWD).
The Anti-VAW Expo 2019 features interactive booths where participants shall be oriented on VAW and VAW laws, and on encouraging help-seeking behavior for victims. A digital national commitment website dubbed as "I Vow to End VAW" shall also be setup to give emphasis on everyone's commitment and contributions in ending VAW and to continue on our common vision of a VAW-free community.