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Seminar Workshop on HGDG for LGUs

The University of the Philippines Center for Women’s and Gender Studies (UPCWGS) and the UP Center for Women’s Studies Foundation, Inc. (UPCWSFI) are jointly organizing a Seminar Workshop on Harmonized Gender and Development Guidelines (HGDG) for LGUs on 28-29 November 2022 at the University Hotel, UP Diliman, Quezon City.

Training fee is P6,500 (early bird) / P7,000 (regular) for food, materials, kit, access to the UPCWGS DaKILa Learning System, and certificate.

To participate, kindly register via this link: https://bit.ly/3D9ziyU on or before November 4 (early bird registration) or November 21 (regular registration).

For further inquiries, please contact [email protected] / [email protected] / +632-89206950 / +632-89818500 (VoIP 4226).

UP Pride 2022: Equality Talk Series

[NOTE: Equality Talk #2: Being Queer in UP is rescheduled from October 19 (Wednesday) to October 21 (Friday).]

Equality Talk #1
Thrive in Pride: LGBT+ Leaders in the Workplace
October 14 (Friday), 3:00-6:00 PM
Alcantara Hall (Student Union Building), UP Diliman
Equality Talk #2
Being Queer in UP
October 19 (Wednesday), 4:00-6:00 PM
Zoom and Facebook Live
Equality Talk #3
Seal the Bill
October 24 (Monday), 4:00-6:00 PM
Zoom and Facebook Live

UP Pride 2022: SOGIESC Primer Launch

In line with the celebration of UP Pride 2022, the University of the Philippines Center for Women’s and Gender Studies (UPCWGS) is inviting everyone to its SOGIESC Primer Launch on 17 October 2022 (Monday), 2:00-4:00 PM via online.

To register, click the link: https://tinyurl.com/SOGIESCPrimer.

For registrants, links will be sent on the day before the event or earlier. Kindly wait for our email. If you have registered but did not get the link, send us your email via a private message on Facebook or email us at [email protected].

UPCWSFI: Chikahan Kasama ang mga Feminista ng Bayan

The University of the Philippines Center for Women’s Studies Foundation, Inc. (UPCWSFI) will be conducting Chikahan Kasama ang mga Feminista ng Bayan on 14 September 2022 (Wednesday), 12:30-2:00 PM via Zoom.

Invited guests will share their insights, perspectives, and experiences on some of the important issues surrounding gender, especially on carework and breadwinning.

Register for free by clicking the link: https://forms.gle/bF7RmmTmyRGGoDZt8.

Saying Yes to Whose Pleasures?

A Feminist Study on the Acceptability of Pregnancies for Young Women

“What are the experiences and views of teenagers on sexuality, pregnancy, fertility, and pleasure? How do gender norms around femininity and motherhood shape or limit teens’ sexual and reproductive health concerns and their social relationships within their communities?” (Oxfam Pilipinas, 2022)

You can now access the study entitled Saying Yes to Whose Pleasures? A Feminist Study on the Acceptability of Pregnancies for Young Women by principal researcher Sabrina Laya Gacad of the University of the Philippines Center for Women’s and Gender Studies (UPCWGS) here.

This paper was developed by Sabrina Laya Gacad for Oxfam Pilipinas, in partnership with the UPCWGS.

Site of Convergence: Weaving Tapestries of Knowledge

Site of Convergence: Changes in Perception of the World and Oneself After Miscarriage

The University of the Philippines Center for Women’s and Gender Studies (UPCWGS) invites everyone to Site of Convergence: Changes in Perception of the World and Oneself After Miscarriage on 22 July 2022 (Friday), 2:00-3:30 PM (Manila Time) via online. Our speaker for this event is Marcela Kościańczuk. This event is the eighth session of the “Site of Convergence: Weaving Tapestries of Knowledge” lecture series.

To register for the event, click here: https://tinyurl.com/SOCptsd.

The lecture presents the results of qualitative research based on 21 interviews with Polish women who experienced miscarriage up to three years ago. Marcela Kościańczuk used structured interviews based on the narrative free expression and then questions based on the areas of posttraumatic growth. Kościańczuk tried to analyze if participants of the research experienced changes that may be connected with strategies of coping with stress or posttraumatic growth.

Marcela Kościańczuk works as a University Professor at the Department of Cultural Studies in Adam Mickiewicz University in Poland (Poznan). She also has an MA in Psychology and is an art therapist and psychotherapist. She has published four books based on qualitative research (sometimes visual interviews). She is an author of several articles, and a few of them are available in English. She is interested in minority studies, women studies and medical anthropology, and connections between cultural studies and psychology. Her publications are about topics such as identity of Messianic Jews, understanding of safety and unsafety among Palestinian women, relations between social understanding of health conditions and personal perspectives of cancer patients, cooperation between psychologists and cultural workers in the field of coworking with refugees in Poland.

For registrants, links will be sent on the day before the event or earlier. Kindly wait for our email. If you have registered but did not get the link, send us your email via a private message on Facebook or email us at [email protected].