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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.
May 25, 2018

Call for Nominations: One (1) Vacant Position of a Council Member (Parents Sector Representative of the NCCT)

The Council for the Welfare of Children calls for nominations to one (1) vacant position of the National Council for Children’s Television for a parents sector representative who will be expected to fulfill the following
March 23, 2018

Girls and boys salute to 2018 Girl Child Week Children’s Day Camp

Girls and boys hailed from various sectors in the country, assembled the scout’s way in the Children’s Day Camp conducted last March 19, 2018 at the Boy Scouts of the Philippines (BSP) National Office.
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).

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