2018 National Women’s Month launched in USM PDF Print E-mail

national women 2018The USM Gender and Development Office headed by Ms. Yvonne V. Saliling spearheaded the launching of 2018 National Women's Month on Monday, March 5, 2018 at the USM Administration Building.

Supporting the commitment to "make change work for women", the USM Key Officials led by USM President Dr. Francisco Gil N. Garcia together with the faculty, staff, and students attended the launching of this month-long celebration which aims to celebrate the achievements of women in various fields and recognize their contributions in USM and in the society. Consistent with the Proclamation No. 227 s. 1988, the annual conduct of the National Women’s Month Celebration aims to give due recognition to the contributions of Filipino women in our society.

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The National Women's Month celebration every March is part of the worldwide observance of the International Women's Day. This year's theme: “We Make Change Work for Women” reminds us to 1) inform and engage women as stakeholders of the government, 2) create and facilitate platforms to discuss good practices, gaps, challenges, and commitments in pursuing Gender and Development, and 3) inspire and empower women and girls to be agents of change.

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