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All unite, women take back the night!

Take Back the Night, a set on Flickr. PWC-ON statement October 10, 2013 Toronto, ON—Alongside the progressive women and organizations that are here today, we at the Philippine Women Centre of Ontario (PWC-ON) are adamantly calling to end violence against women and to dismantle the system of patriarchy that attempts to routinely violate women’s bodies [...]

By | 2017-08-29T23:32:13+00:00 October 10th, 2013|Uncategorized|0 Comments

National childcare for all now!

National statement October 9, 2013 Toronto, ON—With the issue of childcare having long reached a critical point, the National Alliance of Philippine Women in Canada (NAPWC) urgently reiterates their call for a national childcare program that will genuinely meets the needs of working-class women and their families and the scrapping of the racist and anti-woman [...]

By | 2017-08-29T23:32:14+00:00 October 9th, 2013|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Honouring the legacy of the late Dr. Henry Morgentaler

June 17, 2013 National Statement  Toronto, ON--We, at the National Alliance of Philippine Women in Canada (NAPWC), celebrate the life and legacy of Dr. Henry Morgantaler, whose dedication and commitment in fighting for abortion rights have been a fundamental contribution in women’s historical struggle for basic rights and entitlements  here in Canada and throughout the [...]

By | 2017-08-29T23:32:14+00:00 June 17th, 2013|Uncategorized|0 Comments

End violence against women, justice for Rehtaeh Parsons!

National statement For immediate release April 12, 2013 Toronto, ON–Members of the National Alliance of Philippine Women in Canada (NAPWC) are deeply saddened and mourn the loss of Rehtaeh Parsons, a 17 year old high school student from Cole Harbour, Nova Scotia. Rehtaeh’s young life was taken away by the grief of a crime committed [...]

By | 2013-04-11T22:45:55+00:00 April 11th, 2013|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Free free Palestine! Occupation is a crime!

UKPC@York at SAIA York Rally for Divestment and Change, a set on Flickr. Solidarity statement March 27, 2013 Toronto, ON--As progressive Filipino Canadians, we condemn Canada's conservative government for its blatant support of the Israeli state's occupation and attacks on the Palestinians. We, in solidarity with Students Against Israeli Apartheid, and all other organizations and [...]

By | 2017-08-29T23:32:14+00:00 March 27th, 2013|Uncategorized|0 Comments

The Struggle Continues: A Successful International Women’s Day Celebration

For immediate release March 18, 2013 Toronto, ON—This International Women’s Day, more than 50 participants enjoyed a night of vital debate and lively celebration at the Philippine Women Centre of Ontario’s (PWC-ON) celebratory film screening, dinner and discussion on March 8th. Many who attended this event also marched with PWC-ON the following day for Toronto’s [...]

By | 2017-08-29T23:32:14+00:00 March 18th, 2013|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Women in Canada and all over the world: reclaim and advance the women’s movement for genuine liberation

National statement March 19, 2013 The National Alliance of Philippine Women in Canada (NAPWC) marked International Women’s Day (IWD) by saluting all women who have, and continue to, put the struggles for women’s liberation at the forefront of women’s struggles. As we acknowledged our past gains and achievements, we also recognised that the struggle for [...]

By | 2017-08-29T23:32:17+00:00 March 18th, 2013|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Event Announcement: Celebratory Film Screening of “STATUS QUO?: THE UNFINISHED BUSINESS OF FEMINISM IN CANADA”

The Philippine Women Centre of Ontario Hosts: A FILM SCREENING OF "STATUS QUO?: THE UNFINISHED BUSINESS OF FEMINISM IN CANADA" An International Women's Day Celebration Dinner is available for $5 Celebration includes dinner, screening, open discussion, & desert Friday, March 8th, 2013, 6:00 - 8:00 PM Doors open at 5:30 PM OISE Room 5280 Ontario [...]

By | 2013-03-08T03:31:28+00:00 March 8th, 2013|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Film Screening to Open Critical Discussion on Revolutionary Women’s Struggle in Canada

March 6, 2013 For immediate release Toronto, ON--To celebrate this year's International Women's Day, The Philippine Women Centre of Ontario (PWC-ON) is hosting a film screening, dinner and discussion on the ongoing and historical struggles of women in Canadian society. Featuring Karen Cho's "Status Quo?: The Unfinished Business of Feminism in Canada" (2013), the event [...]

By | 2017-08-29T23:32:17+00:00 March 6th, 2013|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Philippine Women Centre to celebrate International Women’s Day with a screening of Karen Cho’s Status Quo: The Unfinished Business of Feminism in Canada

February 14, 2013 For immediate release Toronto, ON--In celebration of International Women’s Day , the Philippine Women Centre of Ontario invites all to a screening of Canadian director Karen Cho’s latest documentary "Status Quo: The Unfinished Business of Feminism in Canada." The documentary screening will take place on March 8 at the Ontario Institute for [...]

By | 2017-08-29T23:32:17+00:00 February 14th, 2013|Slideshow|0 Comments