Climaco turns over P2 M women center PDF Print E-mail
Tuesday, 15 March 2016 14:10

By JASMINE MOHAMMADSALI

 

Continuing her commitment and advocacy for women empowerment, City Mayor Beng Climaco facilitated the turnover of a production facility for women in Sta. Maria yesterday morning, March 14,

Together with local officials, Climaco led the turnover and blessing rites of the nearly Php 2 million Production and Training Center for Women in barangay Sta. Maria, a facility which will serve as a production and display center for products and goods created by women.

The turnover of the facility is part of the activities of the ongoing 2016 National Women’s Month celebration overseen by the Gender and Development Focal and Technical Working Group and the Local Council for Women.

This year’s theme is Kapakanan ni Juana, Isama sa Agenda (Include Women in the Agenda), and according to the Philippine Commission on Women, calls for gender-balance in leadership and decision-making positions for both public and private sectors, and the inclusion of women’s concerns in leadership and development platforms.

Following the turnover, a Women’s Trade Fair was held featuring products and goods from different barangays in the City. — Jasmine Mohammadsali