The Department of Agrarian Reform joins the Gender Advocacy and Development for the Women’s Month Culmination Program at San Francisco, Surigao del Norte last March 25, 2013. The activity was an orientation regarding the rights of a woman through educating the ARC particularly females of the whole municipality regarding Violence Against Women and Children (VAWC).
With the help of Legal Officer Brix A. Merlin who gave the talk the ARC women, they were able to understand their rights as a woman more especially; the medium of teaching used was the local dialect. Hon. Mayor Simplicia P. Bacol also gave her full support to make the symposium a success through a talk and a community banquet prepared.
With the initiative of the DAR GAD/Women’s focal person Genara P. Paitan, the Department was able to impart knowledge to empower women coming from rural areas in leading the Women’s Month Celebration with the theme: “Kababaihan Gabay sa Pagtahak sa Tuwid na Daan”