18-DAY CAMPAIGN TO END VIOLENCE AGAINST WOMEN (November 25 – December 12, 2021)

18-DAY CAMPAIGN TO END VIOLENCE AGAINST WOMEN

(November 25 – December 12, 2021)

Pursuant to Presidential Proclamation No. 1172, s. 2006, November 25 to December 12 of every year was declared as the “18-Day Campaign to End Violence Against Women (VAW)”.

This advocacy campaign enjoins all government agencies and all other sectors of society to actively support and participate in the protection of human rights of women against violence and all other forms of discrimination.

The campaign theme for the period 2016-2021 is: “VAW-free community starts with Me”. The theme shifts the 18-Day Campaign to End VAW to positive advocacy as it enjoins everyone to pursue the common vision of a VAW-free community, and highlights what can be done to achieve such.

The City of San Fernando Water District (CSFWD) in partnership with PrimeWater (PW) San Fernando held different activities on gender and development in support and participation to the 18-Day Campaign to End Violence Against Women (VAW), as follows:

 1. WEBINAR – “KARAHASAN SA KABABAIHAN SA GITNA NG PANDEMYA”

The webinarwas held on November 26, 2021 which aimed to promote gender equality both at home and in the workplace as well as to help coordinate efforts to prevent and respond to violence against women to different government sectors.

Atty. KrissiShaffina Twyla A. Rubin, the resource speaker, talked about the different laws that will help women fight for their rights and for better legal protections especially during this pandemic. Atty. Rubin discussed the everyday problems encountered by women, the gender based violence, and when and where to seek for help and support.

The activity was attended by different GAD focal persons, officers and employees of the Local Government Unit of the City of San Fernando (P), members of different women’s groups, employees from the Pampanga Association of Water Districts (PAMAWD), officers and staff of CSFWD and PW, and other concessionaires

2. FILM VIEWING RELATED TO VIOLENCE AGAINST WOMEN AT THE CUSTOMER SERVICE AREA

3. DISTRIBUTION OF GAD COLLATERAL MATERIALS FOR THE EMPLOYEES AND CONCESSIONAIRES

WEBINAR ON MENTAL HEALTH IN TIME OF THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC and ORIENTATION ON IMPORTANCE AND CONSERVATION OF WATER (September 6-12, 2021)

WOMEN’S WEEK CELEBRATION  

WEBINAR ON MENTAL HEALTH IN TIME OF THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC and ORIENTATION ON IMPORTANCE AND CONSERVATION OF WATER

 (September 6-12, 2021)

The past year and a half has been tough for everyone. This is why mental health should be taken seriously and not be considered a stigma or taboo especially in today’s time as we figure out how to go on with our lives with countless uncertainties around us.

In line with this, the City of San Fernando Water District (CSFWD)together with its partner,PrimeWater Infrastructure Corporation (PWIC) , organized and hosted their first webinar series entitled, “Webinar on Mental Health Management in Time of the COVID-19 Pandemic” last September 6, 2021, in support and participation to the celebration of Women’s Week in the City of San Fernando.

The activity has been a suitable opportunity to learn more about mental health during this COVID situation and the importance and related issues of water in our daily lives.Mr. Aylmer AnthonyAlimurong, the Resource Speaker, shared his experience with Covid-19 and how he managed to overcome the stress, fear, and the worry it came with. He also added how this pandemic has had a major impact in all of our lives that involve major disruptions such as closure of schools, physical distancing, away from family and friends, and many more. Despite all these hindrances, we have a choice to rise above the chaos.

 

WOMEN’S MONTH (March 2021)

WOMEN’S MONTH

(March 2021)

 

The City of San Fernando Water District in partnership with PrimeWater San Fernando joined in the celebration of the National Women’s Month last March 2021 with the theme “We Make Change/Work for Women: Juana Laban sa Pandemya! Kaya!”.It is essentially a month where everyone raise awareness for the impact women have made on history, and to highlight the needs and issues many women face worldwide.

The following were the programs and activities conducted during the Women’s Month celebration:

1. THANKSGIVING MASS

2. AWARDING OF CERTIFICATES OF COMMITMENT TO THE BENEFICIARIES OF ATTRIBUTED PROJECTS

  • Provision of a WATER REFILLING STATION to the Northville Women’s Association for the women’s sustainable livelihood, leading to their social and economic empowerment.
  • Provision of TOILET BLOCK with HANDWASHING FACILITY to the Sta, Lucia Integrated School in Brgy. Sta. Lucia, City of San Fernando, Pampanga for access to safe water and hygiene management of students and teachers.
  • Provision of SAND FILTER UNIT at the Permanent Isolation Facility in the City of San Fernando, Pampanga for the improvement of its water quality, thus giving valuable contribution to the health needs of COVID-19 patients and frontliners.

3. DISTRIBUTION OF GAD COLLATERAL MATERIALS TO EMPLOYEES AND CONCESSIONAIRES

18-DAY CAMPAIGN TO END VIOLENCE AGAINST WOMEN (VAW) 2020

The City of San Fernando Water District (CSFWD) has shown its support and participation to the 18 Day-Campaign to End Violence Against Women (VAW) last November 25 to December 12, 2020 by printing and distributing sixty thousand (60,000) Primers on Republic Act No. 9262: Anti-Violence Against Women and their Children Act, as Gender and Development (GAD) Information, Education and Communication (IEC) materials, to the following:

  • All concessionaires of CSFWD in partnership with PrimeWater – City of San Fernando (through the tellers and meter readers)
  • All employees and officers of CSFWD and PrimeWater – City of San Fernando
  • VAW Desks of Different Barangays in the CSFP
  • Pederasyonng mga Kababaihang Fernandino
  • LGU-CSFP Women’s Desk
  • CSFP – Local Council of Women
  • Public Attorney’s Office – Pampanga District Office
  • Pampanga Provincial Warden
  • CSFP Police Station
  • Soroptimist International – Pampanga Chapter
  • Girl Scout of the Philippines – Pampanga Council
  • Zonta International – Pampanga Chapter

This is part of the CSFWD advocacy campaign for the protection of human rights of women against violence and all other forms of discrimination to pursue the vision of a VAW-free community.

TURN-OVER CEREMONIES OF TOILET BLOCKS WITH HANDWASHING FACILITIES (September 16, 2020)

The City of San Fernando Water District (CSFWD) is mandated to promote water consumption and make water more available and accessible to its constituents.

As part of its attributed projects on Gender and Development (GAD), the CSFWD,in partnership with PrimeWater Infrastructure Corporation and Rotary Club of San Fernando P, has donated toilet blocks withhand washing facilities to San Fernando Elementary School (SFES) and Pampanga High School (PHS).

The two (2) projects aim to provide clean toilet facilities and access to safe water to young children who are more susceptible to water-borne diseases.

Female teachers and adolescent students can able to manage menstruation because of available water, sanitation and hygiene facilities in school.

The turn-over ceremonies of both projects to the two (2) schools were held on September 16, 2020.

WOMEN’S WEEK CELEBRATION (September 7-13, 2020)

 

The City of San Fernando Water District (CSFWD), as part of its Gender and Development (GAD) programs, has shown its support in the celebration of Women’s Week in the City of San Fernando (P) on September 7-13, 2020, to commemorate and honor the legacy of the Fernandino Heroine, NicolasaDayrit-Panlilio, who wholeheartedly volunteered to care for the sick and wounded during the Philippine-American War.
The activity was entitled “SEARCH FOR MAKABAGONG NICOLASA DAYRIT-PANLILIO”, wherein ten (10) frontlinerswho have demonstrated significant impact on community health care during this time of pandemic in fighting against COVID-19 were honored and recognized.
The virtual awarding ceremony was aired via Facebook live of the CSFWD in partnership with PrimeWater-City of San Fernando and crosspost in CLTV 36’s Facebook page on September 10, 2020.

Theexcellence and dedication of all the awadees in the performance of their roles during this pandemic truly served as an inspiration to all of us.

“MAKABAGONG NICOLASA DAYRIT-PANLILIO” AWARDEES

  • LEZIEL M. MALIG – Police Officer (PNP – Regional Office No. III)
  • SHANEL C. PARAGAS – Street Sweeper (LGU-CSFP (General Services Office))
  • ROSEMARY G. CALIMLIM – Brgy. Captain (Brgy. San Nicolas, CSFP)
  • MARISA M. NUQUI – Traffic Enforcer (LGU-CSFP (City Public Order and Safety Coordinating Office))
  • AMALIA A. CATACUTAN – OIC, Camp Manager (LGU-CSFP Kalinga Center-Isolation Facility)
  • JOY AISA R. SOMBILLO – Medical Specialist (Jose B. Lingad General Memorial Hospital)
  • CHRISTINE JOY V. DIZON – Nurse (Jose B. Lingad General Memorial Hospital)
  • City Social Welfare and Development Team – Social & Daycare Workers (LGU-CSFP (City Social Welfare and Development Office) headed by Ms. Aileen Villanueva)
    Adeline Aquino
    Garnett Mallari
    Lichelle M. Razon
  • COVID-19 Incident Management Team – Different Department Heads of LGU-CSFP (LGU-CSFP – headed by Dra. Renelyn Tungol)
  • DepEd TV and Radio Production Team – School Heads, Supervisors, Teachers and Other School Office Personnel (DepEd Region III – Central Luzon Division of City of San Fernando – Headed by Dr. Mel Macaspac)