Republic Act No. 6949
To ensure meaningful observance of the holiday, the law directs all heads of government agencies and instrumentalities, including government-owned and controlled corporations as well as local government units, and employers in the private sector to encourage and afford sufficient time and opportunities for their employees to engage and participate in any activity conducted within the premises of their respective offices or establishments to celebrate the National Women's Day.
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- Full text of Republic Act No. 6949. Published in Filipiniana.net Online Digital Library. Accessed on 27 February 2008.