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October 17, 2018

2018 18-Day Campaign To End VAW

  Campaign Background The 18-Day Campaign to End Violence Against Women (VAW) is observed annually from November 25 to December 12 to raise awareness among all stakeholders that VAW is a public issue of national concern. It supports the Philippine Government’s goal to protect the human rights of women and its commitment to address all forms of gender-based violence. The following issuances provide the national legal mandates for the annual campaign:
September 24, 2018

Call for Nominations for Non-government Organization (NGO) Representatives to the Inter-Agency Council on Violence Against Women and their Children (IACVAWC)

  IACVAWC is the body mandated by law to ensure the effective implementation of RA 9262 and to be the lead coordinator and monitoring body on VAW initiatives. It is composed of twelve member-agencies that are tasked to formulate programs and projects to eliminate VAW, with DSWD as chair and DILG as co-chair.
September 10, 2018

Statement of the CWC Secretariat on the Virgin Marie Short Film

A recent short film entitled “Virgin Marie” has been making rounds in social media as it presents a young girl delivering her testimony as a rape victim before the court.   It was revealed later in the film that the young girl was being rehearsed by a lawyer to deliver false rape accusations against her father to win the case. 
July 02, 2018

Statement of the CWC Secretariat on the "Rescue" of Children in Street Situations

The Council for the Welfare of Children (CWC) Secretariat supports the Government on its recent policy direction to protect children in street situations who encounter daily risks, harms, and threats by spending most (if not,all) of their time at the streets.
June 25, 2018

CWC, UNICEF, partner agencies launch 1st PH plan to end violence against children

  The first-ever Philippine Plan of Action to End Violence Against Children (PPAEVAC) was launched on Wednesday, May 09, 2018 at the Philippine International Convention Center, to urge the prevention and response to end violence against children (VAC) in the Philippines.
May 25, 2018

Call for Nominations: One (1) Vacant Position of a Council Member (Parents Sector Representative of the NCCT)

The Council for the Welfare of Children calls for nominations to one (1) vacant position of the National Council for Children’s Television for a parents sector representative who will be expected to fulfill the following
March 23, 2018

Girls and boys salute to 2018 Girl Child Week Children’s Day Camp

Girls and boys hailed from various sectors in the country, assembled the scout’s way in the Children’s Day Camp conducted last March 19, 2018 at the Boy Scouts of the Philippines (BSP) National Office.
February 20, 2018

Tips, tricks on online protection uncovered in Cybersafety Forum

  Students of the Quezon City Christian Academy (QCCA), ages 10-14 years old tuned in on the tips and tricks on how to protect themselves online and offline in the Forum on Cybersafety on Wednesday, February 14, 2018.
January 17, 2018

Angels, Heroes hailed in the ’18 Autism Consciousness Week

  Last January 14, 2018 the Council for the Welfare of Children (CWC) joined the country in recognizing heroes for children with autism in the Angels Walk for Autism- the nationwide kick-off of the Philippines in celebration of the 22nd National Autism Consciousness Week (NACW) from January 14 - 28, 2018.

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