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May Day 2017: Women advance the working class struggle

National Alliance of Philippine Women in Canada (NAPWC) National Statement May 1, 2017 Alongside thousands of working women across the world, we celebrate International Workers’ Day by continuing to advance working class women’s struggles for freedom and liberation. We do so at this critical moment and beyond, as women continue to absorb the shocks of [...]

By | 2017-08-29T23:32:12+00:00 May 2nd, 2017|PWC|0 Comments

Filipino Canadian youth and women’s organizations continue to celebrate International Women’s Month with launch of second critical discussion in their series, “Where Have all the Women Gone?”, on the topic of sex trafficking and prostitution

March 21, 2016 The Philippine Women Centre of Ontario (PWC-ON) and the Filipino Canadian Youth Alliance (FCYA) at York University are gearing up once again in preparation for the next event, which will be a continuation of the month-long critical political discussion series "Where Have All the Women Gone?" to celebrate International Women's Month this [...]

By | 2017-08-29T23:32:12+00:00 March 21st, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Being leaders on the revolutionary road towards women’s liberation

International Working Women’s Day Statement from the National Alliance of Philippine Women in Canada (NAPWC) March 8, 2016 This year, we celebrate International Women’s Day and move forward in our struggle for women’s liberation by challenging ourselves to expand and assert our vision of a just and equal society. Here in Canada and around the [...]

By | 2017-08-29T23:32:12+00:00 March 8th, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Forum to challenge globalization and expose systemic factors perpetuatingviolence against women

November 26, 2015 On the eve of the National Day of Remembrance and Action Ending Violence Against Women, commemorating the 14 women who passed away at the École Polytechnique Massacre in 1989, a public forum to highlight the work from grassroots women’s organizations across Canada to tackle violence against women will take place on December [...]

By | 2017-08-29T23:32:12+00:00 November 26th, 2015|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Filipino Canadian Women to tackle systemic violence in upcoming forum “Taking the Revolutionary Road: Ending Violence Against Women”

Event announcement November 5, 2015 Toronto, ON--On December 5th, join the Philippine Women Centre of Ontario, along with women leaders and organizers from across communities, as we take up the important question of ending violence against women at our public forum, “Taking the Revolutionary Road: Ending Violence Against Women”. Women at the frontlines, who are [...]

By | 2017-08-29T23:32:12+00:00 November 5th, 2015|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Carrying on the Legacy of Filipino Women’s Resistance

Toronto, ON --On September 26th, 2015, witness the Filipino Canadian Youth Alliance of Ontario bring to the fore the legacy of Filipino women’s resistance in Canada through ‘Roots, Rhymes and Resistance (RRR)’, an annual concert featuring the talents of progressive Filipino Canadian women, youth, artists and allies. The event is part of the 15th and [...]

By | 2017-08-29T23:32:13+00:00 August 19th, 2015|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Join the Philippine Women Centre for a concert fundraiser with Jewstice League!

Join us for a night of music and dancing, hosted by the Jewstice League Klezmer Ensemble in support of the Philippine Women Centre! Come celebrate PWC's 25th anniversary! PWC is a grassroots community organization advancing women's rights, equality, human rights and development towards genuine liberation. For more information, visit: http://www.magkaisacentre.org/ ENTRANCE: $10 (suggested donation) - all [...]

By | 2017-08-29T23:32:13+00:00 July 11th, 2015|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Celebrating our gains: paving our future for genuine women’s liberation

NAPWC Statement March 8, 2015 The National Alliance of Philippine Women in Canada (NAPWC) celebrates International Women’s Day in honour of all working class women around the world who fought and continue to fight for women’s equality, genuine development, and human rights. This legacy of resistance embodies women’s heightened militancy and strong resolve in building [...]

By | 2017-08-29T23:32:13+00:00 March 11th, 2015|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Regressive rebranding of the Live-in Caregiver Program consolidates the neoliberal agenda for temporary, cheap, vulnerable, and disposable labour

National Alliance of Philippine Women Canada National Statement December 4, 2014 Toronto, ON—With the Federal Government's announcement of the recent changes to the Live-in Caregiver Program (LCP), the National Alliance of Philippine Women in Canada (NAPWC) continue to challenge the inherently violent and abusive mechanisms of the program that, at the very core, has remained [...]

By | 2017-08-29T23:32:13+00:00 December 4th, 2014|Uncategorized|0 Comments