Surigao Norte GADCC joins National Women’s Month celeb

piaSURIGAO CITY, Surigao del Norte, Mar. 4 (PIA) – The provincial government here through the Provincial Gender and Development Coordinating Council (GADCC) and Provincial Center for Women’s Training and Development joined the National Women’s Month celebration, the whole month of March.

This year’s celebration is anchored on the theme, “Juana, Desisyon Mo ay Mahalaga sa Kinabukasan ng Bawat Isa, Ikaw Na!

In Surigao City, the celebration kicked-off on Sunday, March 1 with a thankgiving mass at 5:00 a.m. at the City Cathedral, followed by the Unity Walk, and Wellness Activity at the Provincial Sports Complex.

Surigao del Norte Vice Governor Arturo Carlos Egay, Jr graced the kick-off activity along with the members of the PGADCC, provincial government employees and national line agencies, and other stakeholders. 

The opening celebration was also highlighted with the Buntis Day Activity, Surgical Outreach for Gynecologic Problem at Siargao District Hospital, and LGBT (Lesbian Gay, Bi-sexual and Transgender ) Summit.

Other lined-up activities for the month long celebration include free papsmear for female capitol employees; PGADCC mining plant tour in THPAL, Calver; GAD learning visit to Davao City; GAD orientation for Department of Agrarian Reform employees and DepEd employees by district, consumer education advocacy; tour visit in livelihood project of Women at Hinatuan Mining, Brgy. Talavera, Taganaan town; family health program services; provincial jail visit; distribution of vegetable seeds to Indiegenous People's sector in Mabuhay, Sison; bio-intensive gardening for 4P’s beneficiaries; radio program advocacy; and orientation of magna carta on Women for DPWH employees. (SDR/PIA-Surigao del Norte)