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Thursday, November 10, 2016 to Friday, November 11, 2016

The Philippine Commission on Women, will convene the Fifth GAD Budget Fora (5th GP Fora) on November 10 and 11, 2016 at the venue to be announce later (TBA). The forum will serve as a venue to:

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Memorandum Circular No. 2016-05: Preparation and Online Submission of FY 2018 Gender and Development (GAD) Plans and Budgets and FY 2016 GAD Accomplishment Reports and Other Matters

Preparation and Online Submission of FY 2018 Gender and Development (GAD) Plans and Budgets and FY 2016 GAD Accomplishment Reports and Other Matters

ate

30 September 2016

To:

All Heads of Executive Departments, Agencies, Bureaus, Offices, State Universities and Colleges (SUCs), Government Owned and/or Controlled Corporations (GOCCs), Legislative and Judiciary Branches, Constitutional Bodies, Other Government Instrumentalities and All Others Concerned

Subject:  :

Preparation and Online Submission of FY 2018 Gender and Development (GAD) Plans and Budgets and FY 2016 GAD Accomplishment Reports and Other Matters

 

Source: http://www.pcw.gov.ph/event/VAWfreePH

Theme:  VAW-free community starts with me

Friday, November 25, 2016 to Monday, December 12, 2016
 
Campaign Background
 
The 18-Day Campaign to End Violence Against Women (VAW) is observed annually from November 25 to December 12. The objective of this annual event is 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 VAW, consistent with the Magna Carta of Women. The following issuances provide the national legal mandates for the annual campaign:

DECLARING THE FIRST WEEK OF MARCH OF EVERY YEAR AS WOMEN’S WEEK AND MARCH 8, 1988 AND EVERY YEAR THEREAFTER AS WOMEN’S RIGHTS AND INTERNATIONAL PEACE DAY

WHEREAS, the U.N. General Assembly has approved by resolution the declaration of an International Women’s Day, said resolution having been approved on the 105th plenary meeting of 16 December, 1977;

WHEREAS, said resolution of the U.N. General Assembly invites all the States, in accordance with their historical and national traditions, to proclaim any day of the year as United Nations Day for Women’s Rights and International Peace;

WHEREAS, Filipino women have been active in the struggle for national independence, for civil liberties, for equality of the sexes, and for human rights; and

WHEREAS, it is but just and proper to declare a week and a particular day of the year as Women’s Rights and International Peace Day, in solidarity with the United Nations, and in commemoration of the struggle of Filipino women for national freedom, civil liberty, equality and human rights;

NOW, THEREFORE, I, CORAZON C. AQUINO, President of the Philippines, by virtue of the powers vested in me by law, do hereby declare the first week of March, of every year as Women’s Week and March 8, 1988 and every year thereafter as Women’s Rights and International Peace Day.

IN WITNESS WHEREOF, I have hereunto set my hand and caused the seal of the Republic of the Philippines to be affixed. DONE in the City of Manila, this 1st day of March, in the year of Our Lord, Nineteen Hundred and Eighty-Eight.


CORAZON C. AQUINO
President of the Philippines

Act No. 3815

The Revised Penal Code

Article 1. Time when Act takes effect. - This Code shall take effect on the first day of January, nineteen hundred and thirty-two.