A CALL TO ACTION FOR WOMEN’S PROTECTION AGAINST VIOLENCE

Violence against women (VAW) is undeniably one of the pervasive social problems that has beset the country for decades. It has adversely affected the physical, psychological, and reproductive health of the victims. In response, the Philippine government has promulgated laws like the Anti-Violence Against Women and their Children Act, Anti-Rape Law, Safe Spaces Act, and continue reading : A CALL TO ACTION FOR WOMEN’S PROTECTION AGAINST VIOLENCE

DSWD starts payout for Social Pension beneficiaries

To augment the needs of indigent senior citizens during the enhanced community quarantine, the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) has already started the 1st semester payout of its Social Pension (SocPen) Program. As of April 29, a total of 227,876 indigent senior citizens from Regions II, III, IV-B, V, VI, VII, X, XI, CAR, continue reading : DSWD starts payout for Social Pension beneficiaries

4Ps beneficiary’s son tops naval architect licensure exam

The son of a beneficiary of the Pantawid Pamilyang Pilipino Program (4Ps) of the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) has topped the recent Naval Architect and Marine Engineer Licensure Examination conducted on October 2-4, 2018. Joseph Vincent Y. Satura, 21, from Barangay Labangon, Cebu City, garnered the highest rating of 92.20 percent during continue reading : 4Ps beneficiary’s son tops naval architect licensure exam

​DSWD deploys ​Quick Response Teams ​ to​ augment areas to be affected by Typhoon Ompong

The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) assures the public that Quick Response Teams (QRTs) trained on evacuation center management, psychosocial support, and facilitators of child and women-friendly spaces are now being deployed to areas that will be affected by this destructive Typhoon ‘Ompong.’ “All QRT personnel in our field offices in Cagayan Valley, continue reading : ​DSWD deploys ​Quick Response Teams ​ to​ augment areas to be affected by Typhoon Ompong

DSWD to deliver more aid for ‘Habagat’ affected towns in Central Luzon

As the Southwest Monsoon or ‘Habagat’  continues to bring rains in large part of Luzon,   some 2,798 families or 13,888 persons have evacuated from their places of origin and are now seeking temporary shelter in 98 evacuation centers set up by local government units (LGUs) in Regions I, III, NCR, CALABARZON, and CAR, according to continue reading : DSWD to deliver more aid for ‘Habagat’ affected towns in Central Luzon

DSWD to deliver more aid for ‘Habagat’ affected towns in Central Luzon

As the Southwest Monsoon or ‘Habagat’  continues to bring rains in large part of Luzon,   some 2,798 families or 13,888 persons have evacuated from their places of origin and are now seeking temporary shelter in 98 evacuation centers set up by local government units (LGUs) in Regions I, III, NCR, CALABARZON, and CAR, according to continue reading : DSWD to deliver more aid for ‘Habagat’ affected towns in Central Luzon

PUBLIC NOTICE: DSWD STRONGLY ADVOCATES FOR LEGAL ADOPTION OF CHILDREN

The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) is informing the public that only those placement of a child to prospective adoptive parent/s approved by the DSWD and by the Courts are considered legal adoption. Hence, the DSWD is urging the public to enjoin and support the DSWD’s advocacy campaigns against illegal adoption of children continue reading : PUBLIC NOTICE: DSWD STRONGLY ADVOCATES FOR LEGAL ADOPTION OF CHILDREN

DSWD cites women-partners for dedicated service to nation building

As part of the celebration of Women’s Month this March, the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) commends Filipino women who continue to serve in the implementation of capacity building and social welfare programs to empower and uplift the condition of poor Filipinos. “Pinatunayan ng mga kababaihan na malaki ang ginagampanan nilang papel sa continue reading : DSWD cites women-partners for dedicated service to nation building