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Women in Especially Difficult Circumstances

IQF - Vol III No 1The Magna Carta of Women, Republic Act (RA) 9710, is a comprehensive law that seeks to eliminate discrimination against women by recognizing, protecting, fulfilling, and promoting their rights. Enacted in 2009, the law is a domestic translation of the Philippines’ commitment to the Convention on the Elimination of Discrimination Against Women (CEDAW) which it ratified in 1981.

In this issue of Intersect Quick Facts, we provide information on women who are victims and survivors of physical and sexual abuse and trafficking—who are among women in especially difficult circumstances (WEDC). Click the image to download.