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DOH, DILG HOLD CANCER SCREENING FOR WOMEN

The Department of Health (DOH) and the Department of Interior and Local Government (DILG) joined hands to provide the first-ever organized cancer screening services for women in the workplace with the theme, “Babae, Mahalaga Ka! Magpa-cancer Screening na!” to foster cancer awareness, prevention, and control among women while improving their health and overall well-being. The […]

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CSC LAUDS OUTSTANDING WOMEN WORKERS IN GOVERNMENT

In celebration of the National Women’s Month, the Civil Service Commission (CSC) honored all women who were recognized during the recently concluded Awards Rites for the 2023 Outstanding Government Workers. “As we celebrate Women’s Month, we honor the invaluable contributions of the 20 female civil servants who emerged as winners of the 2023 Search for […]

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TIU LAUREL LAUDS ROLE OF WOMEN IN AGRI DEV’T

The Department of Agriculture (DA), through its Gender and Development (GAD) Focal Point System, underscored the role of Filipina agripreneurs in bridging gender gaps and breaking barriers towards agricultural development, economic progress, and national transformation during the culmination of the 2024 National Women’s Month celebration. During the symposium titled “Empowering Growth: Women in Agripreneurship” held […]

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POE URGES: MOBILIZE WOMEN INTO THE WORKFORCE

Senator Grace Poe called for opportunities to engage women in various fields of endeavors and leadership, saying their participation is vital to propel the nation’s growth and stability. “There is a compelling need to mobilize more women into the workforce, move them to stable jobs and income, develop their talent and pathways for advancement,” Poe […]

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CSC TO GOV’T WORKERS: FOSTER CULTURE OF EQUALITY

The Civil Service Commission (CSC) urged government agencies to continue to be at the forefront of ensuring gender equality in the public sector in line with the celebration of National Women’s Month. CSC Chairperson Karlo Nograles called on government workers across the country to reaffirm the collective commitment of fostering a culture of equality and […]

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ABANTE BATS FOR ANTI-DISCRIMINATION LAW FOR WOMEN

House Committee on Human Rights Chair and Manila 6th District Representative Benny Abante on International Women’s Day reiterated the need for comprehensive anti-discrimination legislation to ensure that Filipino women are provided with the same opportunities as Filipino men, especially in the Philippine workplace. Abante pointed out that “this year the theme of International Women’s Day […]

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CREATE MORE DECENT JOBS FOR WOMEN – POE

Senator Grace Poe implored concerned government agencies to remain steadfast in creating economic opportunities for more women to find decent jobs. “We need more women in the labor force. They represent a formidable talent pool and an underutilized resource in the world of work,” Poe said as the nation celebrates the International Women’s Month. “Increasing […]

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FLEXIBLE WORK FOR WOMEN DOING DOMESTIC WORK PUSHED

As the country commemorates International Women’s Day, the chairperson of the House of Representatives labor and employment committee urged for more flexible work arrangements that would help women tasked with overseeing domestic activities be productive at home. “Unpaid domestic and care work hinders women from fulfilling their potential and engaging in paid labor. Especially in […]

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LEGARDA NOTES ROLE OF WOMEN IN CLIMATE ACTION

Senate President Pro Tempore Loren Legarda made a reminder to recognize that being proactive in women’s rights will make the real change on top of discussing it. “This celebration serves more than just a tribute to women; it is a moment to highlight the often-overlooked contributions of women, particularly on unpaid care work, and the […]

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DA CELEBRATES NAT’L WOMEN’S MONTH

The Department of Agriculture (DA), through its Gender and Development Focal Point System (GFPS), formally launched its month-long National Women’s Month Celebration (NWMC). The celebration adheres to the 2023-2028 theme, “WE for Gender Equality and Social Inclusion”. WE stands for Women and Everyone to highlight collective action and Women’s Empowerment to underscore the goal of […]