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Philippine Reports *

Government of the Philippines Combined Fifth and Sixth Periodic Report
NCRFW (August 2006)read>>

CEDAW Committee Concluding Comments on the Report
UN CEDAW Committee

Philippine Responses toPre-Session Questions
Fifth and Sixth Philippine Progress Report
NCFRW (June 2004)

Philippine NGOs Shadow Report
Summary Statements of NGOs read>>

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Philippine Facts and Figures

Fact Sheet on Women read>>
Published by the National Commission on the Role of Filipino Women
March 2006

Updates on Women and Men in the Philippines read>>
National Statistical Coordination Board
March 2006

Facts and Figures on Violence Against Women read>>
Facts and Figures on HIV/AIDS read>>
United Nations Development Fund for Women (UNIFEM)

World Population Report--
A Passage to Hope: Women and International Migration
United Nations Population Fund read>>

The World's Women 2005: Progress in Statistics
United Nations Statistics Division read>>

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Relevant Philippine Laws
(Source: National Commission on the Role of Filipino Women)

Republic Act 7877
"Anti-Sexual Harassment Act"

Republic Act 8353
"Anti-Rape Act"

Republic Act 8505
"Rape Victim Assistance and Protection Act"

Republic Act 9208
"Anti-Trafficking in Persons Act"

Republic Act 9262
"Anti-VAW and their Children Act"

Joint Circular No. 2004-1
on National GAD Planning and Budgeting

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Recommended Readings *

Women's Rights in CEDAW
Equality in Civil and Political Rights read>>
Equality in Socio-Cultural Rights read>>
Equality in Economic Rights read>>

Eliminating Discrimination Against Women: The Impact of the UN Convention
Elizabeth Evatt read>>

Addressing intersectional discrimination with temporary special measures
IWRAW Asia Pacific Occasional Paper Series, No. 8

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Recommended Websites *

National Commission on the Role of Filipino Women click
Salidumay Women's Voices Weaving click
Women and Gender Institute click
Women's Feature Service click
United Nations Development Fund for Women (UNIFEM) East and Southeast Asia click
University Center for Women's Studies click

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