WOMEN’S MONTH CELEBRATION 2020
The CSFWD joined in the celebration of the National Women’s Month last March 2020, which is part of the worldwide observance of the International Women’s Day.
The following activities were conducted / attended that aim to inspire and empower women of all ages to achieve gender equality:
- A Unity Prayer / Mass for a COVID-19 and Breast Cancer Free City – March 8, 2020
- Groundbreaking Ceremony for the Construction of Toilet Block with Hand Washing Facilities in Pampanga High School (PHS) – March 10, 2020
- Groundbreaking Ceremony for the Construction of Toilet Block with Hand Washing Facilities in San Fernando Elementary School (SFES) – March 10, 2020
1st activity : Forum on “Rage Pinay vs Violence Against Women”
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)”.
The campaign theme for the period 2016-2021 is: “VAW-free community starts with Me”. For the protection of human rights of women against violence and all other forms of discrimination, the CSFWD has shown its support and participation to this campaign by holding the following activities:
- Forum on “Rage Pinay vs Violence Against Women” – November 25, 2019
Resource Speakers:Atty. Virginia Suarez and Ms. Jean Enriquez.
- Symposium on Laws Empowering Women – November 29, 2019
Resource Speakers: Atty. Bernadette Mapue and Atty. Socrates Padua
- Printing and Distribution/Exhibition of GAD Information, Education and Communication (IEC) Materials
- Viewing of video clips related to VAW in the CSFWD/Prime Water Commercial Office
The City Government of San Fernando celebrated Women’s Week on September 9 to 15, 2019 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 CSFWD has shown its support to this celebration by holding a GAD organization-focused activity entitled “NicolasaDayrit-Panlilio – Ing Bayaning Fernandina.”
The life story of NicolasaDayrit-Panlilio was introduced with the inclusion of some educational activities such as sequencing of events and quiz bee, which aimed to promote awareness about the life of a great woman to be looked up to and a role model who will serve as inspiration on how to have a sense of commitment and patriotism, thus promoting women empowerment in the organization.
The event which was held on September 10, 2019 at Bale Capampangan Seafood Restaurant, CSFP was attended by the CSFWD Board of Directors, Management and Staff, together with the PrimeWater officers and employees, LGU GAD Focal Persons, Council of Women of CSFP and the heirs of NicolasaDayrit-Panlilio.