2010 marks the 15th anniversary of the Beijing World Conference on Women. In recognition of this anniversary, the NGO Committee on the Status of Women, New York, organized an NGO Global Women’s Forum to consider implementation of the Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action. The Forum took place on 27 & 28 February 2010, immediately preceding the 54th session of the UN Commission on the Status of Women. The NGO Global Women’s Forum program included two full conference days commencing with an opening ceremony, and continuing with plenary sessions, panel discussions, and workshops.
‘MAKING A DIFFERENCE’ — how one’s past shapes a person’s achievement is something of a mystery. Philippines-born Australian, JOAN BARREDO DICKA was shortlisted for the 2009 Australian Human Rights Awards and Medals in the Individual Community Award category. DEBORAH RUIZ WALL caught up with Joan during her brief Sydney visit ...
A hundred years ago, the International Women’s Day was declared in Copenhagen by the 2nd International Conference of Socialist Women. Henceforth, we continue marching around the globe to advance our vision of equality and push back all forces of oppression.
The Office of the President, represented by Ms. Lorelei Fajardo, Presidential Assistant for Central Luzon, together with the National Commission on Indigenous Peoples (NCIP) headed by Atty. Eugenio Insigne and Gov. Amor Deloso of Botolan, Zambales in partnership with the Project Development Institute (PDI), will award a Certificate of Ancestral Domain Title (CADT) to 1,501 Aeta families in Botolan, Zambales on January 14.