PRESS RELEASE NAPC to join the National IP Day Celebration with a call to recognize Indigenous Women’s role in governance, poverty reduction.

The National Anti-Poverty Commission (NAPC) is set to join the simultaneous commemoration of National Indigenous Peoples (NIP) Day and International Day of World’s Indigenous Peoples (IDWIP) on August 9, 2022, which will focus on the preservation and passing on of traditional knowledge and practices to the next generations. NAPC underscores the need to acknowledge the continue reading : PRESS RELEASE NAPC to join the National IP Day Celebration with a call to recognize Indigenous Women’s role in governance, poverty reduction.

PRESS RELEASE: NAPC-GAD 3rd Committee Meeting, Workshop centers on the assessment of MCW Implementation

The National Anti-Poverty Commission-Gender and Development (NAPC-GAD) Unit held its 3rd Committee Meeting and Workshop from July 28-29, 2022 at Red Hotel Cubao, Quezon City to gather inputs from GAD Focal Point System members from all NAPC service units as part of the assessment on the implementation of Republic Act No.9710 or the Magna Carta continue reading : PRESS RELEASE: NAPC-GAD 3rd Committee Meeting, Workshop centers on the assessment of MCW Implementation

Call for Submission of Good Practices (One (1) Month Left!)

One month left to submit GOOD Gender and Development (GAD) PRACTICES in the Education, Environment, Peace & Security, and Women Economic Empowerment sectors!   The Philippine Commission on Women (PCW) and National Anti-Poverty Commission (NAPC) are calling the attention of all government, private, civil society, and grassroots organizations! Gather the gains and challenges of your continue reading : Call for Submission of Good Practices (One (1) Month Left!)

Gains and Challenges of Gender Mainstreaming: The PCW and NAPC Sectoral Multi-Stakeholder Conference

RATIONALE   Many initiatives have been implemented towards achieving gender equality in the Education, Environment, Peace and Security, and Women’s Economic Empowerment sectors. While positive outcomes have been observed, challenges at various levels of implementation – including external factors such as the COVID-19 and post-pandemic new normal– have prevented programs and projects from being truly continue reading : Gains and Challenges of Gender Mainstreaming: The PCW and NAPC Sectoral Multi-Stakeholder Conference

THE NAPC-GAD TRAINED FAMILIES ON PARENT EDUCATION ON ADOLESCENT HEALTH AND DEVELOPMENT

The National Anti-Poverty Commission (NAPC) Gender and Development (GAD) Unit piloted the Learning Package for Parent Education on Adolescent Health and Development (LPPEAHD) of the Commission on Population (POPCOM). Thirty-five (35) participants from Quezon City, Marikina City, Mandaluyong City, Manila, and Rizal attended the activity. The training was held at Cubao, Quezon City on June 16-17, 2022 and focused on the Modules 1 and 2 of the Learning Package, entitled “Me as a Parent” and “Me and my Family”, respectively. 

Forum on Cervical, Prostate, and Testicular Cancer

THE NAPC GENDER AND DEVELOPMENT (GAD) UNIT CONDUCTED A FORUM ON CERVICAL, PROSTATE, AND TESTICULAR CANCER AWARENESS Despite the emergence of different illnesses and other contagious diseases in the previous years, cancer remains to be one of the national health priorities in the country. According to the Department of Health (DOH), Cervical Cancer is the continue reading : Forum on Cervical, Prostate, and Testicular Cancer

 Gender Sensitivity and GAD Training for the Fisherfolk Communities in Ubay, Bohol

THE NAPC GENDER AND DEVELOPMENT (GAD) UNIT CONDUCTED GENDER SENSITIVITY AND GAD TRAINING FOR THE FISHERFOLK COMMUNITIES IN UBAY, BOHOL   It is recognized that true and meaningful development will not be attained unless gender concerns are integrated in the development process. As part of the National Anti-Poverty Commission (NAPC) Convergence Platform Organized (CPO) and continue reading :  Gender Sensitivity and GAD Training for the Fisherfolk Communities in Ubay, Bohol