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Gender advocates gathered in May 25's Kwentong Kabaro to discuss the women’s role during elections.

May 25, Quezon City - There is a need to conduct more evidence-based studies to support the notion that there is a “women’s vote” and that it plays a crucial role in ensuring a candidate’s political victory, a political analyst said.

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Posted on May 25, 2019

Inextricable Links: Duterte Populism, Misogyny, Women and Gender Equality

April 27, Quezon City –– Millennials, gender advocates, feminist figures, and civil society stakeholders had an engaging conversation on the manifestations of populism and its impact on gender equality during the second installment of INCITEGov’s <

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Posted on April 27, 2019

Thousands of women call to end misogyny in PH

March 8, 2019, Manila – “Tama Na! Sulong Kababaihan!” resounded across Luneta Park at 5 p.m., March 8, as over 2,000 women gathered and chanted around the statue of La Madre Filipina to rally against the persisting misogyny in the country.

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Posted on March 08, 2019

Stronger CSO participation seen in Eastern Visayas provinces and Masbate

Civil society organizations (CSOs) in Masbate, Northern Samar, Eastern Samar and Samar have become more empowered to constructively engage with the government and advocate for social protection, fueling a more active and i

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Posted on March 05, 2019

Devolution a factor in SP programs’ implementation

February 6, Pasig City - Representatives of government agencies involved in the formulation of the country’s social protection (SP) policies point to devolution-- the transfer of power from the national to the local

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Posted on February 06, 2019

Social Inclusion: Securing Social and Economic Safety Nets for the LGBTQI+ Sector

January 23, Tacloban City –– Representatives of  the LGBTQI+ community in Eastern Visayas gathered in a round table discussion on January 23 to identify the challenges that the sector continues to face in terms of accessing the government’s so

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Posted on January 23, 2019

Mobilising for 2019

A statement issued by INCITEGov

For those concerned about the condition of democratic governance in the country, the advent of 2019 brings good news: we have survived over two and a half years of the Duterte Administration.  But the major political and social issues of 2018 remain unresolved.  

Deaths from the gove

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Posted on January 18, 2019

Maghigpit at Mamaluktot" A Discussion in TRAIN Law's Impact on the Poor

October 15, Quezon City-They say when the times are hard, tighten your belt; when the blanket is short, learn to bend. But amid continuous increases in commodity prices, are these "coping mechanisms" still viable to respond to the poor families' needs?

INCITEGov, together with t

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Posted on October 15, 2018

A Discussion on TRAIN Law's Impact on the Poor

They say when the times are hard, tighten your belt; when the blanket is short, learn to bend. But amid continuous increases in commodity prices, are these "coping mechanisms" still viable to respond to the poor families' needs?

INCITEGov, together with the Eastern Visayas Network of NGOs and POs (EVNet) and in part

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Posted on October 07, 2018

Sectors Examine the Role and Effectivity of 4Ps in Poverty Reduction

September 7, Quezon City - How effective is CCT in addressing poverty in the country? Does it encourage mendicancy and transparency? Are there credible empirical evidence on relative cost-effectiveness of cash transfer versus conventional social protection program? These and more were insightfully discussed during t

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Posted on September 15, 2018