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April 08, 2019

2019 Girl – Child Week Celebration

  2019 Girl – Child Week Celebration integrates fun in learning for kids and adults   The Council for the Welfare of Children (CWC) teamed – up with the Museo Pambata Foundation, Inc. for a fun – filled 2019 Girl – Child Week activity entitled “Forum on Newly-Enacted Child Protection Laws and Its implications to Girl – Children” last March 29 at the Museo Pambata, Roxas Boulevard, Manila.”
February 18, 2019

Call for Nominations for Child Representative

  Do you have what it takes to make the voices of children be heard and to advocate issues/ concerns affecting children today? If you answered yes to these questions, then it’s your time to shine! Be the next CWC child representative! For concerns and emailing of requirements, kindly message This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call us through our contact number below.
January 18, 2019

Statement of the Council for the Welfare of Children Secretariat on the finalization of the bill lowering the minimum age of criminal responsibility

  Statement of the Council for the Welfare of Children Secretariat on the finalization of the bill lowering the minimum age of criminal responsibility   The Council for the Welfare of Children (CWC) Secretariat reiterates its firm opposition on the lowering of the minimum age of criminal responsibility (MACR) from 15 years of age down to 9.
October 17, 2018

2018 18-Day Campaign To End VAW

  Campaign Background The 18-Day Campaign to End Violence Against Women (VAW) is observed annually from November 25 to December 12 to raise awareness among all stakeholders that VAW is a public issue of national concern. It supports the Philippine Government’s goal to protect the human rights of women and its commitment to address all forms of gender-based violence. The following issuances provide the national legal mandates for the annual campaign:
September 24, 2018

Call for Nominations for Non-government Organization (NGO) Representatives to the Inter-Agency Council on Violence Against Women and their Children (IACVAWC)

  IACVAWC is the body mandated by law to ensure the effective implementation of RA 9262 and to be the lead coordinator and monitoring body on VAW initiatives. It is composed of twelve member-agencies that are tasked to formulate programs and projects to eliminate VAW, with DSWD as chair and DILG as co-chair.
September 10, 2018

Statement of the CWC Secretariat on the Virgin Marie Short Film

A recent short film entitled “Virgin Marie” has been making rounds in social media as it presents a young girl delivering her testimony as a rape victim before the court.   It was revealed later in the film that the young girl was being rehearsed by a lawyer to deliver false rape accusations against her father to win the case. 
July 19, 2018

To promote genuine child participation CWC hosts 5th PNCC Confab

  To promote genuine child participation CWC hosts 5th PNCC Confab Last July 12 to 15, 2018, children from all over the country gathered for the 5th Philippine National Children’s Conference (PNCC) at the AIM Conference Center, Makati City.
July 02, 2018

Statement of the CWC Secretariat on the "Rescue" of Children in Street Situations

The Council for the Welfare of Children (CWC) Secretariat supports the Government on its recent policy direction to protect children in street situations who encounter daily risks, harms, and threats by spending most (if not,all) of their time at the streets.
June 25, 2018

CWC, UNICEF, partner agencies launch 1st PH plan to end violence against children

  The first-ever Philippine Plan of Action to End Violence Against Children (PPAEVAC) was launched on Wednesday, May 09, 2018 at the Philippine International Convention Center, to urge the prevention and response to end violence against children (VAC) in the Philippines.

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