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September 14, 2017

IAC-CIAC convenes for the adoption of CSAC Program Framework

Members of the IAC-CIAC was convened by the Council for the Welfare of Children (CWC) through a workshop on May 3-5, 2017 to develop a 6-year strategic interagency plan adopting the enhanced comprehensive program framework for children in armed conflict situations.
September 14, 2017

Mary Mitzi Cajayon-Uy named as the new CWC Executive Director

Mary Mitzi “Mitch” L. Cajayon-Uy formally assumed office as the new Executive Director V of the Council for the Welfare of Children (CWC) effective July 25, 2017.
September 14, 2017

CWC Urges to Report Cases of Suspected Child Sexual Offenders

A major crackdown on cybersex den in Mabalacat, Pampanga reveals rising abuse of children in the Philippines.
September 14, 2017

Launch of the National Baseline Study on Violence Against Children

The results of the first ever National Baseline Study on Violence Against Children (NBS-VAC) in the Philippines was officially launched on 06 December 2016 in Manila Hotel led by the Council for the Welfare of Children (CWC) and United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) with their partners from government agencies and non-government organizations.
September 09, 2017

CWC supports Adoption Consciousness 2017: #AdoptionisLove

Out of 5,695 children declared as legally available for adoption (CY 2009-as of January 17, 2017), only 1,409 children were placed-out for domestic adoption (Source: DSWD-Protective Services Bureau). The data reveals that there is a high number of neglected/abandoned children in centers/institutions waiting to be adopted. Other than this growing data, issues such as public’s perception on adoption, lack of interest of families to adopt and the discrimination experienced by adopted children should likewise be addressed (Source: DSWD).
September 05, 2017

CWC Statement On Maute: Children Involved in Armed Conflict

The Council for the Welfare of Children (CWC) condemns in the strongest possible terms the recruitment and use of children as combatants of war. This action by the Maute-Isis Group is a clear grave child rights violation. "Children are zones of peace. This is what our law states. Dapat walang batang nadadamay sa kaguluhan" says Exec. Dir. Mitch Cajayon-Uy. (Article 10 of R.A. 7610 )
August 20, 2017

Nationwide Post a Sticker on Child Road Safety Campaign

The Post a Sticker on Child Road Safety Campaign organized by the Council for the Welfare of Children (CWC), National Youth Commission (NYC), Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD), in collaboration with the Robinsons Land Corporation (RLC), Amalgamated Specialties Corporation (AMSPEC), Land Transportation Office (LTO), Land Transportation Franchising Regulatory Board (LTFRB) was launched in Robinsons Fairview on 24 November 2016 in observation of this year’s National Children’s Month.
August 17, 2017

2017 National Children’s Month Theme

The Council for the Welfare of Children (CWC) enjoins the support of member agencies, partners and stakeholders for a meaningful celebration of the National Children’s Month celebration through the conduct of activities aligned with its theme for 2017, Bata: Iligtas sa Droga! This theme which was approved by the CWC Board on 31 July 2017 is in support to the administration’s fight against illegal drugs.
August 15, 2017

CWC condemns killing of Kian Loyd Delos Santos

The Council for the Welfare of Children (CWC) strongly condemns the ruthless killing of Kian Loyd Delos Santos, a 17-year-old Grade 11 student, who was allegedly shot in Brgy. 163 Sta. Quiteria, Caloocan City, by police officers in their anti-illegal drug operations on August 16, 2017.

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