News and Features

As SONA approaches: a review on the prevalence of VAWC

July 23, 2014

Every hour and 21 minutes, a woman or child is raped; every 55 minutes, a woman or child is battered. Such prevalence of violence against women and children is recorded despite the impressive international record of the Philippines as one of the top five countries with...

High price of rice results to more impoverished women –CWR study

June 23, 2014

Women are hit the hardest with the unbridled rise in the price of rice, Filipino’s staple food. This is according to the Center for Women’s Resources (CWR), a research, training and advocacy institution for women.

From June 2013 until last week, the price of regular...

Asia’s blind spot

May 22, 2014

“More of a blind spot rather than a bright spot,” said by a women’s group in reaction to President Benigno Simeon (BS) Aquino’s claim that the Philippines is “Asia’s bright spot” because of the country’s rising economy, as he welcomed the delegates of the World Economic Forum...

Privatization causes MDG 2015 to fail - CWR study

February 27, 2014

Privatization of social services will still result to failure of Millennium Development Goal (MDG) even after the adjusted 2021/2025 projection. This is according to the Center for Women’s Resources (CWR), a research, training and advocacy center for women, referring to...

Filipino women unimpressed despite high rate in global gender gap index

February 20, 2014

“What’s the basis?” This question has been posed by the Center for Women’s Resources (CWR), a research, training, and advocacy center for women when asked about the high rating (top 5) obtained by the Philippines in the 2013 Global Gender Gap Index Report issued by...

UPLB moves to mobilize against social injustices

February 12, 2014

In partnership with the University of the Philippines Los Baños (UPLB) Gender Center and student organizations such as the Sophia Circle, GABRIELA Youth and SAKBAYAN, the Center for Women's Resources (CWR) held the Move to Mobilize against social injustice at the UPLB...

PRESS STATEMENT: Sluggish and substandard response aggravates suffering of Yolanda survivors

February 8, 2014

The Center for Women’s Resources (CWR), a non-profit, independent research and training institution for women, joins the tens of thousands of Yolanda/ Haiyan survivors in demanding the government of President Benigno Simeon (B.S.) Aquino III to respond responsibly,...