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No family member can live with only ₱58.52 per day -CWR

3 March 2016

No family member can live with ₱58.52 per day, said a research and training institution for women. The Center for Women's Resources (CWR) remarked that the data from Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) estimating that a family of five would need ₱8,778 per month or only ₱58...

Women advise the candidates of the 2016 elections: No more disappointments and deceit, Carry out the Women’s Agenda

29 February 2016

A candidate who carries out the women’s agenda gets the women’s vote, according to a research and training institution for women, the Center for Women’s Resources (CWR). The forecast occured during the presentation of the Women’s Agenda in the Ulat Lila forum on the 29th...

Costs of senior high school will eat up 39% of earnings of families in low wealth quintile - CWR

25 February 2016

More than 39% of earnings of a low-income family will be consumed by the costs of a child entering senior high school in private schools because of the K to 12 program. The Center for Women’s Resources (CWR), a research, training, and advocacy center for women, has...

On APEC Women and the Economy - REGULAR JOBS AND DECENT WAGES: The way to make women become prime movers of inclusive growth

Press Statement

We know that we can be movers. We can help in building the nation. As part of the women sector, we in the Center for Women's Resources (CWR) believe that empowering women can only be achieved by primarily giving women regular jobs and decent wages.

Filipino women...

Women ask: Are we prepared for the rainy days?

23 July 2015

July is dubbed as the “disaster preparedness” month. It is the start of the rainy days and usually, this indicates floods, super typhoons, landslides, among others. For women, this spells disaster.

The memories of super typhoons like Yolanda haunt them. They remember...

Women groups call for a Reliable Filipino-made Electoral System

21 July 2015

Ten months before elections, the fever is on. For women, this means another fight. As major stakeholders who own more than 50% of the votes cast during elections, women want the fraudulent PCOS (Precinct Count Optical Scan) out. They want a reliable, transparent, and...

Paradox in the Philippines: High Rate in Gender Gap Index but Low Regard for Women's Rights - CWR

17 July 2015

Despite the country's high rate in the Global Gender Index of the World Economic Forum, the Philippines still holds the record of low regard for women's human rights, according to the Center for Women's Resources (CWR), a research and training institution for women.