Tanay Water District joins the observance of the 18-day Campaign to End Violence Against Women
The Philippine Commission on Women (PCW), in coordination with the Inter-Agency Council on Violence Against Women and their Children (IACVAWC) leads the nationwide observance of the 18-Day Campaign to End Violence Against Women (VAW).
The campaign generally aims to promote awareness about the Safe Spaces Act (RA 11313 or SSA), both for the general public and the institutions that are mandated to implement the law.
The following provide the national legal mandates for the annual advocacy campaign:
- Proclamation 1172, Series of 2006 – Declaring November 25 to December 12 of Every Year as the “18-Day Campaign to End Violence Against Women (VAW)”
- Republic Act No. 10398 – Declaring November 25 of Every Year as the “National Consciousness Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women and Children”