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Gender Empowerment and Equity in Labor? Hardly -CWR

01 May 2016

Not true, asserts a 32-year research and education institution for women on the global projection of government that Filipino women gain equal labor rights and enjoy economic empowerment. The Center for Women’s Resources (CWR) study shows that the contractualization scheme...

JUST A CAMPAIGN PLEDGE? Women of Tondo still wait for the immediate removal of coal garbage

22 April 2016

Women of Happyland, Tondo feared that the assurance of the Manila government to immediately remove the coal stockpile in the area is only a campaign promise that will not be fulfilled.

"Siyempre eleksyon, kailangan nila ang boto namin pero dalawang buwan na ang...

Fact not joke: a Filipino woman or child is raped every 53 minutes -CWR

20 April 2016

"Reducing the issue of rape to ridicule is alarming because the reality shows that every 53 minutes, a woman or child is raped. Everybody cringes with such information. Every woman or girl feels unsafe. And the question is: what is the government doing about it?," asked Jojo...

On the Kidapawan massacre: Give them bread not bullets –CWR

2 April 2016

They need bread not bullets, rebukes Center for Women’s Resources (CWR), a 34-year research and training institution for women, in reaction to the indiscriminate firing of the police to the Kidapawan farmers yesterday (April 1) where five died, including two women.

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On global climate action: WOMEN AS WARRIORS FOR CHANGE

15 March 2016

Filipino women are warriors not only for climate action but also for systems change, remarked by a research and training institution for women, the Center for Women's Resources (CWR).

CWR's statement coincided with the attendance of the 700 participants dubbed as "...

March 8: A reminder that we hold up half the sky to change the world

Statement on the Occasion of International Working Women's Day 2016

March 8, the International Working Women's Day, teaches us the importance of women’s collective action in fighting for our social, economic and political rights. It reminds us that as we hold up half the sky, we need to...

VAW cases still rampant and rising, 7 in 10 victims are children -CWR

5 March 2016

One woman or child is raped every 53 minutes; one woman is battered every 16 minutes. Alarmingly, the victims are getting younger and the numbers are rising. Seven in 10 victims of rape are children. This is according to a sudy conducted by the Center for Women’s Resources (...