The Philippine Commission on Women (PCW), the national machinery for the advancement of women under the Office of the President, together with the Inter-Agency Council on Violence Against Women (IACVAWC) and the Inter-Agency Council Against Trafficking (IACAT) will once again lead the observance of the 18-day Campaign to End VAW from November 25 to December 12, 2011. The 2011 Campaign shall highlight the Philippines as a country where stakeholders are united to Stop VAW Now. As such, the Philippines is part of the worldwide campaign of the UN Secretary General dubbed as “UNiTE to End Violence Against Women Campaign.” Through UNiTE, the entire UN system, the government, civil society, women’s organizations, male advocates against VAW, young people, media and the private sector will join forces to raise public awareness, increase political will and resources, and strengthen partnerships in stopping VAW.
In this regard, we would like to know if your organization or networks are doing related activities in observance of the 18 Day campaign to end VAW. We appreciate if you could provide us information of the said activities. Please help disseminate info to your friends and contacts. I can be reach through my email: firstname.lastname@example.org or 09173239227. Thank You.
World of Womanity is cooking up something--will keep you posted.