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

THE NAPC GENDER AND DEVELOPMENT (GAD) UNIT CONDUCTED A SERIES OF GENDER SENSITIVITY TRAINING FOR THE KA-SAMBAYANIHAN VOLUNTEERS IN NCR, VISAYAS, MINDANAO, AND RESETTLEMENT SITES IN BULACAN, CAVITE, LAGUNA, AND RIZAL.

As part of the commitment of the National Anti-Poverty Commission (NAPC) to increase the awareness and appreciation of Gender and Development (GAD) issues and concerns within the communities, and to conduct gender sensitization and promote integration of the basic principles of GAD in handling community matters, the NAPC GAD Unit headed by the NAPC GAD Chairperson Paterna M. Ruiz, in partnership with the Office of the Secretary Noel K. Felongco, conducted a series of Gender Sensitivity Training for the Ka-Sambayanihan Volunteers in Visayas, NCR, Mindanao, as well as in the Resettlement Sites in Bulacan, Cavite, Laguna, and Rizal on March 11-14, 16-19, 22-25, and April 6-8, 2022 respectively.

THE NAPC GENDER AND DEVELOPMENT (GAD) UNIT CONDUCTED ITS 2ND COMMITTEE MEETING FOR FY 2022

In line with the commitment of the 𝐍𝐚𝐭𝐢𝐨𝐧𝐚𝐥 𝐀𝐧𝐭𝐢-𝐏𝐨𝐯𝐞𝐫𝐭𝐲 𝐂𝐨𝐦𝐦𝐢𝐬𝐬𝐢𝐨𝐧 (𝐍𝐀𝐏𝐂) on the 𝐑𝐞𝐩𝐮𝐛𝐥𝐢𝐜 𝐀𝐜𝐭 𝟗𝟕𝟏𝟎, otherwise known as the 𝐌𝐚𝐠𝐧𝐚 𝐂𝐚𝐫𝐭𝐚 𝐨𝐟 𝐖𝐨𝐦𝐞𝐧, and as part of its efforts to catalyze and accelerate gender mainstreaming within the agency and its instrumentalities, the NAPC Gender and Development (GAD) Focal Point System conducted its 2nd G𝐀𝐃 𝐂𝐨𝐦𝐦𝐢𝐭𝐭𝐞𝐞 𝐌𝐞𝐞𝐭𝐢𝐧𝐠 on April 19, 2022. The meeting was attended by the GAD Technical Working Group and the corresponding GAD Focals of the different service units and unions, such as the Administrative and Financial Management Service (AFMS), Basic Sector Coordination and Advocacy Service (BSCAS), Local Affairs Coordinating and Monitoring Service (LACMS), Office of Secretary, Contract of Service Employees Association (COSEA), and NAPC Secretariat Workers Association (NAPCSWA).

PCW, NAPC, NAPC Women Council ink deal towards gender mainstreaming and efforts to address violence against women and their children 

The Philippine Commission on Women (PCW), National Anti-Poverty Commission (NAPC), and the NAPC Women Council endeavor to boost efforts in mainstreaming gender and assessing anti-Violence Against Women law implementation. In time with the 2022 National Women’s Month Celebration, the parties signed the partnership agreement in a virtual online ceremony held on March 30, 2022.

Orientation on Violence Against Women

A total of 18,945 Violence Against Women (VAW) cases have been reported to the PNP Women and Children Protection Center since the onset of COVID-19 in the country on March 2020 to August 2021.

Call for Nominations

“The National Anti-Poverty Commission, as the Chairperson for the ASEAN Senior Officials Meeting on Rural Development and Poverty Eradication (SOMRDPE) and the ASEAN Ministers Official Meeting on Rural Development and Poverty Eradication (AMRDPE), is pleased to enjoin your agency to nominate its civil society organization, non-government organization, or private sector partners to the 5th ASEAN continue reading : Call for Nominations