This year's theme "We Make Change Work For Women", emphasizes that women should be active drivers in bringing about positive changes, and that they should reap from development efforts.


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To promote public awareness in the observance of the event, all government agencies are encouraged to undertake related activities, such as:

Participation in the online campaign thread about the observance by uploading photos, news features and other information relative to NWMC 2017 and gender and development (GAD), using the hashtag #WomenMakeChange;

Participation in the online advocacy: #BilangBabae I am a #PartnerForChange from March 1 to 20. Said online advocacy is a PCW initiative through social media enjoining women netizens to share idea of change and how they see themselves contributing to achieve that change. Participants are requested to post a photo of themselves via Facebook using the hashtag #BilangBabae and #PartnerForChange. PCW will randomly select from pre-evaluated posts and will give a special token of appreciation to selected posts for joining the online initiative.

PCW-led forum schedule:

Activity Information                         Mechanics for Participation

Date: March 8, 2017                         Please visit

Time: 1:00-5:00pm                           Tel. No. (02) 735-8509

Venue: GSIS Theatre, Pasay City     Cp. No. 0917-845-4814

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Watch the 2017 Cine Juana Film Festival. For schedule of screenings please visit the website of the Film Development Council of the Philippines ( and National Commission for Culture and the Arts (, and

Participation in the 2017 NWMC Public Event entitled "Change: A Women's Summit. The Change Summit or Compassionate and Harmonized Actions and Networks for Gender Equality Summit will be a gathering of key stakeholders on the implementation of the Magna Carta of Women and related GAD mandates. The summit is scheduled on March 30-31, 2017 at the Philippine International Convention Center, Pasay City and by invitation only.

Please visit,,, and for details and to download copies of available IEC materials.

Magna Carta of Women Brochure

2017 NWMC Briefer page1

2017 NWMC Briefer page2

30 Seconder 2017 NWMC Video

For more information, you may coordinate with the PCW Information Resource Management Division on telephone numbers (02) 735-8509, (02) 735-1654 local 131 or through mobile numbers 0917-845-4814 (Kim Harold Peji) or 0917-544-7524 (Honey Castro) or through email at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..