Press Releases and Statements


  • 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

    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 …
  • PCW, AFP ink deal to strengthen gender mainstreaming in military

    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 …
  • Republic Act No. 11313: Safe Spaces Act (Bawal Bastos Law)

    Republic Act No. 11313: Safe Spaces Act (Bawal Bastos Law)

    Republic Act No. 11313: Safe Spaces Act (Bawal Bastos Law) What does the Safe Spaces Act cover? The law covers all forms of gender-based sexual harassment (GBSH) committed in public spaces, educational or training institutions, workplace, as well as online space. Gender-based Streets and Public Spaces Sexual Harassment GBSH in …
  • “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

    “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 …
  • Preparation and Online Submission of Fiscal Year (FY) 2022 Gender and Development (GAD) Plans and Budgets

    Preparation and Online Submission of Fiscal Year (FY) 2022 Gender and Development (GAD) Plans and Budgets

    Preparation and Online Submission of Fiscal Year (FY) 2022 Gender and Development (GAD) Plans and Budgets Date 24 August 2021 To All Heads of Executive Departments, National Government Agencies,Bureaus, Offices, State Universities and Colleges (SUCs), GovernmentOwned and/or Controlled Corporations (GOCCs), Legislative andJudiciary Branches, Constitutional Bodies, Other GovernmentInstrumentalities, and All Others …
  • PCW calls for media content that empower women amid the #PandemicEffect

    PCW calls for media content that empower women amid the #PandemicEffect

    PCW calls for media content that empower women amid the #PandemicEffect  The Philippine Commission on Women (PCW) calls on all brands and advertising agencies to create content that empowers women, especially during these challenging times when Juanas experience the #PandemicEffect that goes beyond physical attributes.  In a video ad released …
  • Profiling and Certification of GAD Resource Pool Batch 8

    Profiling and Certification of GAD Resource Pool Batch 8

    Profiling and Certification of GAD Resource Pool Batch 8 PCW is pleased to announce that the application for Batch 8 of the National GAD Resource Pool is now OPEN. The submissions of application for profiling of Batch 8 will be accepted starting August 13 until September 10, 2021. WHO ARE …
  • Message of President Rodrigo Roa Duterte on the 54th Founding Anniversary of ASEAN

    Message of President Rodrigo Roa Duterte on the 54th Founding Anniversary of ASEAN

    Message of President Rodrigo Roa Duterte on the 54th Founding Anniversary of ASEAN Today marks the fifty-fourth year since the Philippines, together with the other founding members of ASEAN, formed what would become Southeast Asia’s preeminent regional organization and one of the world’s most successful institutions. The creation of ASEAN …
  • Gender Statistics

    Gender Statistics

    Gender Statistics Gender statistics is important to measure and monitor the lives of women and men, as well as girls and boys. It covers broad subjects and issues that reflect the constant changing roles of women and men in society, from economic, health, and education, among others. These statistics help …
  • PCW, PNP boost ties to strengthen gender mainstreaming in police force

    PCW, PNP boost ties to strengthen gender mainstreaming in police force

    PCW, PNP boost ties to strengthen gender mainstreaming in police force The Philippine Commission on Women (PCW) and the Philippine National Police (PNP) strengthen ties in an aim to intensify the gender mainstreaming programs of the latter, and in turn, further capacitate the police force in providing gender-responsive services to …