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DAR 7 celebrates Women’s Month

sunstarlogoTHE Department of Agrarian Reform (DAR) 7 joined the celebration of National Women’s Month following this year’s theme, “Kaayuhan ni Juana, I-apil sa adyenda.”

This year‘s celebration was opened with a gender and development (GAD) orientation/forum held last March 11, with DAR 7 personnel as participants.

Atty. Josephus A. Baterna, assistant regional director, in a welcome message, said DAR continued to conduct GAD activities that aims to better appreciate and develop deeper understanding of gender issues.

The forum was held at DAR 7 conference room, with guest speakers Atty. Virginia Palanca Santiago, Law Center Inc. president and retired deputy ombudsman for the Visayas; Emma E. Melana of the Department of Environment and Natural Resources 7; and Luchel Senarlo-Taniza, labor communications officer of the Department of Labor and Employment 7.

Dr. Andrea Paciana Labra, regional chief administrative officer and vice chair GAD focal point system of DAR 7, discussed the mission statement of DAR-GAD champions, and the implementation of GAD plans and activities for this year. These include disaster risk reduction program, tree-planting, livelihood-income generating projects, trainings and seminars.

In his message, Regional Agrarian Reform Adjudicator Rosalio T. Kintanar, underscored the importance of agrarian reform as a catalyst for change and to spur socio- economic growth and full-rural development.

DAR 7 Director Alejandro S. Otacanis supported the GAD information and advocacy campaign, and mainstreaming gender in ARB organizations.

Source: http://www.sunstar.com.ph/cebu/local-news/2016/04/10/dar-7-celebrates-womens-month-467123

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