VAWC hanging over seafarers’ heads like the ‘Sword of Damocles’


The Anti-Violence Against Women and their Children Act (VAWC) or R.A. No.9262, in some instances, can be considered a ‘Sword of Damocles” hanging over a seafarer’s head, specially in support issues. The “Sword of Damocles” is an allusion to…

Gov’t agencies: Report gender-based violence in your areas

Rosalie O. Abatayo 05/04/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Department of Interior and Local Government (DILG) has directed gender-based violence response units to remain vigilant and promptly respond to reports of domestic abuses against women, children and members of the Lesbian,…

Conference highlights aftercare services for victims of abuse

Izobelle T. Pulgo 01/09/2017

The latest data from the Provincial Women’s Commission (PWC) shows an increasing number of Violence Against Women and Children (VAWC) victims, rescued victims and survivors being sent to school, according to Governor Hilario Davide III yesterday in…

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