18 Things that We Can Do to Help End VAW Woman/Girl
- Empower yourself. Know your rights and available courses of actions in case these rights are violated.
- Speak out and report to the authorities in case your rights are violated.
- Encourage others to fight for their rights. Man/Boy
- Respect women and girls in your home, workplace, and community.
- Join male groups promoting Anti-VAW efforts and participate in discussions to broaden your awareness on the advocacy.
- Enlighten/advise perpetrators to seek help and join the male Anti-VAW supporters. Government Agencies
- Equip yourselves with apt trainings and capacity development sessions to improve service delivery for your clients.
- Develop monitoring and evaluation strategy to assess the service to your clients supporters.
- Let people know that you provide the services! We need to inform the public that there are government offices that they can turn to and trust to assist them towards healing and seeking justice. Barangay
- Ensure that your Barangay VAW Desk is functional. You can use the Barangay VAW Desk Handbook developed by PCW and DILG with partner agencies to guide you on what to do.
- Establish linkages with local and national government agencies, as well as other organizations near your barangay where you can refer victim-survivors of VAW for needed assistance which the barangay is not able to provide.
- Promote harmonious family and community relationships in your barangay which is grounded on mutual respect for human rights, and take proactive steps to attain a VAW-free community. Private Sector
- Support the Anti-VAW efforts of the government and your immediate community.
- Establish your own Action Desks where employees and clients can go to in case VAW happens.
- Develop internal rules to proactively ensure that your workplace is VAW-free. Academe/Training Institutions.
- Include concepts of VAW and women’s human rights in lesson plans/lesson guides of your teaching staff
- Continually conduct/spearhead anti-VAW advocacies in your campus, and if possible, to your immediate community through extension programs.
- Setup a Committee on Decorum and Investigation (CODI) where students and employees can seek help.
The Philippine Consulate General in Frankfurt is excited to welcome the public tomorrow, May 16, to its new address at Westend Carree, 1st Floor, Grunebergweg 16-18, 60322 Frankfurt am Main. The new office shall serve as its “permanent” site, after approximately six months in its temporary premises at the Design Offices Frankfurt building.
As systems are being finalized in the next few days, the public may contact the Consulate by telephone through numbers +49 151 6248-7425 for general inquires and +49 151 5354-6841 for assistance-to-nationals cases. The Consulate’s email address remain to be firstname.lastname@example.org and email@example.com for consular-related queries.
Maraming salamat and we hope to welcome everyone to our new home!
All Filipinos registered as Overseas Voters for the 2019 Philippine Elections are encouraged to visit the website of the Philippine Embassy in Berlin at www.philippine-embassy.de for information on the conduct of the overseas voting. The Certified List of Overseas Voters (CLOV) in Germany may also be found in the Embassy’s website.
As the Philippine Consulate General in Frankfurt is newly-opened, it has not been deputized/accredited by the COMELEC to perform overseas voting functions for the 2019 Philippine elections. All accomplished ballots should be sent directly to and received by the Philippine Embassy in Berlin before the close of voting on 13 May 2019 at 1200H (German time).