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VILLAR MARKS WOMEN’S MONTH WITH GARDENING EVENT

Through the cultivation of vegetables, Senator Cynthia Villar led the celebration of Women’s Month in her hometown of Las Piñas City. The chairperson of the Senate committee on Agriculture and Food was joined by the officers and members of Kapisanan ng mga Liping Pilipina (KALIPI) of Barangay Pilar, and the city’s officers of various homeowners […]

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DPWH LAUNCHES WOMEN’S MONTH CELEBRATION

The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) officially launched month-long activities and programs in celebration of the National Women’s Month – enacted through Presidential Proclamation 227, series of 1988. The annual celebration focused on the theme “WE Make CHANGE Work for Women: Agenda ng Kababaihan Tungo sa Kaunlaran,” to emphasize the huge contributions of […]

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WOMEN FRONTLINERS KEY TO MANILA COVID-19 RESPONSE

Despite Manila being the country’s most densely populated city, the Manila local government was able to implement an effective COVID-19 response program because of the contributions of women frontliners led by Manila Vice Mayor Honey Lacuna. In a brief message to Manila City Hall workers to mark Women’s Month, Manila Mayor Isko Moreno on Monday […]

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PANDEMIC GAVE WOMEN MULTIPLE ROLES — HONTIVEROS

In celebration of International Women’s Month, Senator Risa Hontiveros lauded all Filipino women who are taking on multiple roles both at home and at the frontlines of a pandemic and an economic recession. “Ang buwan ng Marso ay isang pagbibigay pugay sa mga Pilipina para sa ating buong pusong pagtupad sa napakaraming gawain sa kabila […]