CALABARZON Pushes for Gender Responsiveness at the Local Level

The CALABARZON Regional Gender and Development Committee (RGADC) pushed for gender-responsiveness at the local level through an Orientation on the Enhanced Gender Responsive LGU (GeRL) Assessment Tool conducted on September 15, 2020 via Zoom videoconference. The online orientation gathered a total of 353 participants with 96 out of the 142 LGUs in the region participating. continue reading : CALABARZON Pushes for Gender Responsiveness at the Local Level

CALABARZON RGADC addresses VAWC

Cases of violence against women and children (VAWC) in CALABARZON were brought to attention by the Regional Gender and Development Committee (RGADC) during its meeting on July 17. The Philippine National Police Region IV-A reported 1,087 cases with acts of lasciviousness, statutory, incestuous, and attempted rape topping the list while the Department of Interior and continue reading : CALABARZON RGADC addresses VAWC

CALABARZON celebrates Women’s Month

On its fourth year of celebrating the National Women’s Month, the CALABARZON Regional Development Council conducted the Regional Women’s Month Celebration on March 5 at the University of Rizal System (URS), Morong, Rizal. The Celebration was spearheaded by the technical working group of the Regional Gender and Development Committee (RGADC). Speaking to over 600 participants, continue reading : CALABARZON celebrates Women’s Month

NEDA Calabarzon learns best practices on GAD from the University of Northern Philippines

As part of its initiatives to further advance the level of gender mainstreaming in Calabarzon, NEDA Region IV-A visited the University of Northern Philippines (UNP) Center for Gender and Development (CGAD) on April 2 in Vigan City, Ilocos Sur. The activity was intended to raise the level of knowledge on gender mainstreaming of the office’s continue reading : NEDA Calabarzon learns best practices on GAD from the University of Northern Philippines

RPMC Calabarzon Resolves Informal Settlers’ Issue Along the San Juan-Laiya Road in Batangas

The Regional Project Monitoring Committee (RPMC) Calabarzon has finally resolved the issue on informal settlers’ along the San Juan-Laiya Road (under the DOT-DPWH Convergence Program) in Batangas through the conduct of the final problem-solving session (PSS) on September 20, 2018 at the DPWH Batangas 4th District Engineering Office, Marawoy, Lipa City, Batangas. The informal settlers continue reading : RPMC Calabarzon Resolves Informal Settlers’ Issue Along the San Juan-Laiya Road in Batangas

Calabarzon RDC Affirms Commitment to Achieve SDG on Gender Equality at the 7th Regional GAD Convention

The Calabarzon Regional Development Council (RDC), through the Regional Gender and Development (GAD) Committee, spearheaded the conduct of the 7th Calabarzon GAD Convention from September 4 to 6 with the theme “Achieving Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) through Advancing GAD Mainstreaming Initiatives in Calabarzon”. The convention highlighted the GAD initiatives in the region towards attaining the continue reading : Calabarzon RDC Affirms Commitment to Achieve SDG on Gender Equality at the 7th Regional GAD Convention

OWWA chairs 1st organizational meeting of the Sub-Committee on International Migration and Development

In 2016, the Regional Development Council (RDC) Calabarzon re-organized the Committee on Migration and Development (CMD) and created two sub-committees which are the Sub-Committee on Internal Migration (SCIM) and the Sub-Committee on International Migration and Development (SCIMD). The move was parallel with the creation of the same sub-committees at the national level. The new Sub-Committee continue reading : OWWA chairs 1st organizational meeting of the Sub-Committee on International Migration and Development