Camiguin police stations heighten awareness on women’s rights

  • March 16, 2017
  • Recthie T. Paculba

CAMIGUIN, March 16 (PIA) – As a celebration of the Women’s Month with the theme, “WE Make Change Work for Women,” the police stations in Camiguin conducted various activities to highlight the importance of the celebration and the existence of laws for women.

 

Among the key activities include the conduct of lecture on Gender Awareness and Development participated by 62 Pantawid Pamilyang Pilipino Program (4Ps) beneficiaries in Barangay Kuguita and 60 4Ps members in Barangay Magting.

 

The Gender and Development (GAD) related laws and issuances emphasized by the police officers include the Republic Act 9170 or the Magna Carta of Women, RA 9262- Anti-Violence Against Women and Their Children Act of 2004, RA 8353- Anti-Rape Law and the RA 10354 or the Responsible Parenthood and Reproductive Health Act of 2012.

 

Various topics were also tackled on the manifestations of the State recognizing the role of women in nation building and promotion of fundamental equality before the law of women and men.

 

Aside from a motorcade conducted during the launching of the celebration, leaflets and flyers were also distributed to the residents of the province’s seven barangays to provide better understanding of the existing laws for women.(RTP/PIA10)


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