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Women’s Call for the Labor Day: COUNT US IN! -CWR

1 May 2017

“Count us in!” Such is the call of the Center for Women’s Resources (CWR), a research and training institution for women established in 1982, in time for the Labor Day. CWR promotes such call since only 50.1 percent of Filipino women in the working age population are part of...

8.4.8: Women’s Eight Demands on March 8, the International Women’s Day

8 March 2017

We at the Center for Women’s Resources (CWR) together with our community-based partners and 17 networks nationwide hereby put forward a call, 8.4.8, or women’s eight demands in time for March 8, the International Working Women’s Day. CWR has consolidated these demands from...

WITH OR WITHOUT DEATH PENALTY: RAPE EVERY 62 MINUTES WILL CONTINUE – CWR

7 March 2017

With or without death penalty, rape of a woman or child every 62 minutes will continue, according to Center for Women’s Resources (CWR), a 35-year research and training institution for women.

The latest data from Philippine National Police Women’s Desk (PNP-WCPC)...

Women in Southeast Asia: Resisting Militarism, Asserting Sovereignty

November 29 – On the occasion of International Women Human Rights Defenders Day, the Center for Women’s Resources releases its new publication “Women in Southeast Asia: Resisting Militarism, Asserting Sovereignty”.

“Together with the people’s movements around the world, women are building...

For Duterte’s first 100 days: A doable agenda for women

25 July 2016

We at the Center for Women’s Resources (CWR), a research and training institution since 1982, take the challenge of change by the new President Rodrigo Roa Duterte. Although the basic tenets of social transformation still need to be realized, we recognize the window of...

Save Fabella Hospital!

More indigent pregnant women will be in danger giving birth after June 8, 2016. That is the fatal day when the government-run maternity hospital Dr. Jose Fabella Memorial Hospital (Fabella Hospital) in Manila will no longer service poor pregnant women. Fabella Hospital, the public maternity...

No high hopes for change: VAW will continue to affect low-income women after 2016 elections –CWR

7 May 2016

A women’s research and training institution puts no high hopes on the election results to resolve the persisting violence against women. The Center for Women’s Resources (CWR), which has been working for women since 1982, do not see a change in scenario with more spaces alloted...