THE NAPC GENDER AND DEVELOPMENT (GAD) UNIT CONDUCTED A SERIES OF GENDER SENSITIVITY TRAINING FOR THE KA-SAMBAYANIHAN VOLUNTEERS IN NCR, VISAYAS, MINDANAO, AND RESETTLEMENT SITES IN BULACAN, CAVITE, LAGUNA, AND RIZAL.

As part of the commitment of the National Anti-Poverty Commission (NAPC) to increase the awareness and appreciation of Gender and Development (GAD) issues and concerns within the communities, and to conduct gender sensitization and promote integration of the basic principles of GAD in handling community matters, the NAPC GAD Unit headed by the NAPC GAD Chairperson Paterna M. Ruiz, in partnership with the Office of the Secretary Noel K. Felongco, conducted a series of Gender Sensitivity Training for the Ka-Sambayanihan Volunteers in Visayas, NCR, Mindanao, as well as in the Resettlement Sites in Bulacan, Cavite, Laguna, and Rizal on March 11-14, 16-19, 22-25, and April 6-8, 2022 respectively.

THE NAPC GENDER AND DEVELOPMENT (GAD) UNIT CONDUCTED ITS 2ND COMMITTEE MEETING FOR FY 2022

In line with the commitment of the ๐๐š๐ญ๐ข๐จ๐ง๐š๐ฅ ๐€๐ง๐ญ๐ข-๐๐จ๐ฏ๐ž๐ซ๐ญ๐ฒ ๐‚๐จ๐ฆ๐ฆ๐ข๐ฌ๐ฌ๐ข๐จ๐ง (๐๐€๐๐‚) on the ๐‘๐ž๐ฉ๐ฎ๐›๐ฅ๐ข๐œ ๐€๐œ๐ญ ๐Ÿ—๐Ÿ•๐Ÿ๐ŸŽ, otherwise known as the ๐Œ๐š๐ ๐ง๐š ๐‚๐š๐ซ๐ญ๐š ๐จ๐Ÿ ๐–๐จ๐ฆ๐ž๐ง, and as part of its efforts to catalyze and accelerate gender mainstreaming within the agency and its instrumentalities, the NAPC Gender and Development (GAD) Focal Point System conducted its 2nd G๐€๐ƒ ๐‚๐จ๐ฆ๐ฆ๐ข๐ญ๐ญ๐ž๐ž ๐Œ๐ž๐ž๐ญ๐ข๐ง๐  on April 19, 2022. The meeting was attended by the GAD Technical Working Group and the corresponding GAD Focals of the different service units and unions, such as the Administrative and Financial Management Service (AFMS), Basic Sector Coordination and Advocacy Service (BSCAS), Local Affairs Coordinating and Monitoring Service (LACMS), Office of Secretary, Contract of Service Employees Association (COSEA), and NAPC Secretariat Workers Association (NAPCSWA).

PCW, NAPC, NAPC Women Council ink deal towards gender mainstreaming and efforts to address violence against women and their childrenย 

The Philippine Commission on Women (PCW), National Anti-Poverty Commission (NAPC), and the NAPC Women Council endeavor to boost efforts in mainstreaming gender and assessing anti-Violence Against Women law implementation. In time with the 2022 National Womenโ€™s Month Celebration, the parties signed the partnership agreement in a virtual online ceremony held on March 30, 2022.

Orientation on Violence Against Women

A total ofย 18,945ย Violence Against Women (VAW) cases have been reported to the PNP Women and Children Protection Center since the onset of COVID-19 in the country on March 2020 to August 2021.

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