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In time for President Rodrigo Roa Duterte’s SONA: Women call to C.O.M.B.A.T. Now!

Amid the incessant and massive military operations not only in Mindanao but also in several parts of the Philippines, we in the Center for Women’s Resources (CWR) call to C.O.M.B.A.T. Now! so as to resolve the worsening humanitarian crisis in the country. To enumerate:

C – conflict...

Filipino women amid militarism: resisting, asserting

14 July 2017

In his upcoming second State of the Nation Address, President Rodrigo Roa Duterte needs to explain to the Filipino people, especially among Filipino women, the reason of using a militaristic approach in solving crimes and terrorism. The overflowing of blood of the Filipinos...

President Duterte’s Rape Joke: A Go-signal to Sex Abusers among Troops –CWR

29 May 2017

We, the members of the Center for Women’s Resources (CWR), a 35-year research and training institution for women, express our concern on the recent rape joke made by Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte in relation to the Marawi siege at the moment.

The rape joke...

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...