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Pantawid Pamilya inspires violence-free communities PDF Print E-mail
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Written by 4Ps Social Marketing Unit   
Tuesday, 10 June 2014 03:16

We are no stranger to horrible accounts of violence committed against women and children. Heart- breaking narratives of wives being beaten to death by their jealous husbands and children raped by the people who should be protecting them are sometimes trivialized as nothing extraordinary but a matter of the family.

Violence against women and children (VAWC) happens every day and across culture.  There is a wide spectrum of gender-based violence wherein women and girls are vulnerable to. These include trafficking, physical and sexual abuses, economic deprivation, and even psychological battering.
 
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Promoting Inclusive Growth in the Philippines Assessing the Impacts of the Conditional Cash Transfer Program PDF Print E-mail
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Written by PMED Press Release   
Monday, 04 March 2013 08:48

MANILA, MARCH 1, 2013 – Pantawid Pamilya, the country’s conditional cash transfer (CCT) program, is on track to achieve its objectives of promoting investments in the health and education of children while providing immediate financial support to poor families.
These are the main findings of the recently completed assessment of the CCT – the first in a series of evaluations being done on the program – presented today by the World Bank in a public forum held in Quezon City led by the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) with support from AusAID and the ADB
Titled “Philippines Conditional Cash Transfer Program, Impact Evaluation 2012” the report confirms that children of Pantawid Pamilya beneficiaries are enrolling and attending schools, with improved health due to regular visits to health stations, and pregnant mothers getting proper care.

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DSWD holds Pantawid Pamilya Children’s Congress to celebrate 20th National Children’s Month PDF Print E-mail
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Written by Pantawid Pamilya Social Marketing Unit + DSWD Social Marketing Service   
Thursday, 25 October 2012 01:20

In line with the goal of the Pantawid Pamilyang Pilipino Program to promote children’s rights, a National Children’s Congress (NCC) will be conducted on October 29-30, 2012 at the Bayview Hotel in Manila. To be attended by 500 children beneficiaries of Pantawid Pamilya, this is the first congress since the implementation of the program in 2008.

Children-beneficiaries of Pantawid Pamilya receive awards during recognition day

Children-beneficiaries of Pantawid Pamilya receive awards during recognition day. 

The NCC will be a venue to imbibe on children a sense of nationalism, promote awareness, and make their voices heard on issues directly affecting them. The event will serve as the culminating activity for the National Children’s Month celebration with the theme “Bright Child ay Siguraduhin, Responsableng Pamamahayag ay Palaganapin!”

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DSWD Awards 2012 Huwarang Pantawid Pamilya PDF Print E-mail
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Written by DSWD Social Marketing Unit   
Thursday, 27 September 2012 08:51

Social Welfare and Development Secretary Corazon Juliano-Soliman and Mayor Benhur Abalos Jr., awarded the winner of the Search for the 2012 Huwarang Pantawid Pamilya during the kick-off activity for the National Family Week celebration on September 22 in Mandaluyong City.

 

DSWD Secretary Corazon Juliano-Soliman and Mayor Benhur Abalos Jr. hand out the award for the Search for the 2012 Huwarang Pantawid Pamilya winner during the kick-off activity for the National Family Week celebration.

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World Bank findings on Pantawid Pamilya reveal STRONG and CONSISTENT IMPACT “We are ON-TRACK” – SECRETARY SOLIMAN PDF Print E-mail
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Written by Pantawid Pamilya Social Marketing Unit   
Monday, 27 August 2012 07:43

The Department of Social Welfare and Development and its development partners, the World Bank (WB), Asian Development Bank (ADB), Australian Agency for International Development (AusAID) and Social Weather Stations (SWS) gathered last August 23 at the Asian Institute of Management to publicly present the results of the Impact Evaluation.

 

We are ON-TRACK! (L-R) Ms. Junko Onishi of World Bank, Dr. Mahar Mangahas of SWS, DSWD Secretary Corazon Soliman, Ms. Elaine Ward of AusAID and Mr. Chris Spohr of ADB during the press briefing on the impact evaluation results of the Pantawid Pamilyang Pilipino Program (CCT).

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