CWR promotes the full participation of Filipino women in the movement for social change. It organises education training and workshops. It conducts participatory research. It provides publication, library and data-banking services for women. It also responds to specific needs of women from different sectors in collaboration with institutions, community, and volunteer groups concerned with programmes for women's development.
CWERC is a feminist organisation mainly engaged in raising social and feminist awareness on indigenous women in Cordillera. It organises education and training workshops. It conducts research and advocacy campaign on women's indigenous issues. It also provides library services and publications.
IWS is a training institute in Women's Studies. It focuses on three programmes: research and publication, seminar and training, resource and development. It manages and maintains a library and documentation centre on women and religion in the Philippines.
UPCWS encourages and strengthens teaching, research extension work and advocacy on and for women at the University of the Philippines. It has a substantial collection of research monographs and papers on women, gender and related issues.
NCRFW is an advisory body to the President and cabinet on policies and programmes for the advancement of women. It conducts policy studies and lobbying for the issuance of executive and legislative measures concerning women. It also manages a clearinghouse and information centre on women.
IMA is a Pampango term for mother, a fitting name for a feminist service institution that seeks to empower women and work for a society that genuinely recognises and upholds women's rights, equality and equity. It provides services that aims to empower, develop and advocate for self-reliance and strengthen the self-determination of women's organisations, groups and individuals to address certain economic political and socio-cultural structures that cause women's vulnerability to exploitation, oppression and subordination.
was set up to respond to the training needs of women's organisations
in Asia on human rights standards. ASCENT uses the human rights system
to monitor, investigate, document, report and enforce women's human
rights. It has developed a women's human rights defenders programme
that gives women's rights training including understanding of and
access to, UN system and international human rights standards and
AWCF is a resource and advocacy body on gender and co-operatives in Asia. It assists and provides services to co-operatives and other social development agencies in the areas of gender and co-operatives. It promotes gender awareness and integration of gender concerns in co-operatives in the international, regional and local levels.
BATIS is a service institution which caters to the needs of distressed overseas Filipina workers. It was founded in November 1988, as a result of networking between some staff of the division of family ministries of the National Council of Churches in the Philippines (NCCP) and the House of Emergency of Love and Peace (HELP). Its aim is to make women overseas workers aware to their rights and responsibilities through publication of relevant materials; launching of education courses, training, seminars and symposia.
is a Philippine-based non-governmental, nonpartisan, independent legislative
development organisation that addresses the need both for institutional
capability building of legislatures and for deepening citizen participant
in the legislative process.
WEDPRO a feminist NGO that focuses issues on prostitution and trafficking. It helps build women's organisational capabilities and skills towards long-term empowerment. It engages in action research, trainings and community-based education as facilitators of women's indigenous ways and wisdom so that women and other disadvantaged sectors can crystallise and systematise the knowledge they create.
WCC is a non-stock, non-profit private institution with a firm commitment to end violence against women and to work towards a just and humane society. It is the first ever Crisis Centre in the Philippines for women survivors of rape, battering, incest sexual harassment, prostitution and sex trafficking. It provides the most critical services needed immediately by a woman who is in crisis as a result of violence and abuse.
non-stock, non-profit organization of women which main goal is the
empowerment of women through education, training, media advocacy and
communication. It is involved in media production dedicated to the
promotion of gender justice.
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