83 female register on Comelec special registration for women in Daet

  • March 14, 2017
  • Rosalita B. Manlangit

DAET, Camarines Norte, Mar. 13 (PIA) – Eighty three (83) female registered on the Special Voter’s Registration for Women conducted by the Commission on Elections (Comelec) local office here on March 8 in connection with the Women’s Month Celebration coinciding the International Women’s Day.


Comelec Daet election officer Atty. Francis D. Nieves said the registration is the first conducted in town encouraging women to register especially held in Barangay Cobangbang.


Although the registration was intended for women, the COMELEC also recorded 54 men availed of the enlisting in the area.


The Comelec distributed gift items to the first 10 women who enlisted themselves during the Special Voter’s Registration for Women.


He said that the activity aimed to give importance to women in their month of celebration.


On the other hand, the COMELEC Daet is conducting satellite registrations in the barangays of Daet since January 25, 2017 wherein 18 barangays were visited for the enlisting.


Satellite registrations will be until March 31 to reach the remaining barangays of the town in preparation for the Barangay and SK Elections slated on October 23, 2017.


As of January 2017, a total of 50,169 were listed as registered voters in the town, he said.


Atty. Nieves said that along with the said activity is the discussion of Republic Act 9262 or known as the "Anti-Violence Against Women and their Children (VAWC) Act of 2004 which was discussed by Daet Municipal Social Welfare and Development Office Head Francia Y. Pabia while the role of women in society was tackled MSWDO staff Fides Iligan.


Also Vice Mayor Connie Sarion graces the activity through inspirational message.


This year’s theme for the celebration “We Make Change Work for Women”. (RBM-PIA5/Camarines Norte)

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