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MATERNAL DEATH AND REPRODUCTIVE HEALTH: A CONCERN FOR PRESIDENTIABLES – CWR Study

One woman dies in every two hours due to childbirth. Eleven women die every day or 4,600 every year caused by severe hemorrhage, hypertensive disorders, sepsis and complications brought by obstructed labor and abortion. Almost half of child’s death aged five below happens during the first 28...

Significant Voters: Seven out of Ten OFWs are women

Seven out of ten overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) going out of the country everyday are women and their votes can be a significant support for a candidate, according to the Center for Women’s Resources (CWR), a research and training institute for women.

Based on the past elections, more...

An Alarming Trend: VIOLENCE AGAINST WOMEN INCREASES – CWR study

Despite 37 laws and policies, including the latest Magna Carta of Women, violence against women increased by 21%, according to a study of the Center for Women’s Resources (CWR), a research and training institute for women. Every day, 19 women are battered and two women are raped. The numbers are...

Women's Health Situation is the Real State of the Nation

Ramdam ang kaunlaran.

This has been the claim of Mrs. Gloria Arroyo for the past eight years in her State of the Nation Addresses (SONA). But according to Center for Women's Resources (CWR), a research and training institution for women, the current situation of women belies Mrs. Arroyo's...

MOTHER’S DAY: A Tradition of United Action for Women

Mother’s Day is not only about which mall is on sale or which restaurant mothers can dine out cheap with their families. Contrary to assumption that Hallmark owns the inspiration for Mother’s Day, this significant day is historically a day for women’s united action towards a healthy and peaceful...

Eight out of 10 Young Women Say "Enough of Gloria!"

Eight out of 10 young women in the National Capital Region (NCR) declared that they do not want Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo to become a head of state beyond 2010, regardless of the result of cha-cha initiatives, according to the Center for Women's Resources (CWR), an independent research and...

Crisis worsens sex trade —CWR initial study

Sex in exchange for a tub of fish.

As the economy takes a turn for the worst, more and more rural women are driven to prostitution. Sexual “favors “are done in exchange for fish, rice, and even coffee.

According to Center for Women’s Resources (CWR), a research and training...