Women as the body of change

Women as the body of change

Women as the body of change

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BALANGA CITY, Bataan – The Provincial Women’s Commission together with its partner provincial and national agencies celebrated the International Women’s Day with a theme: We make change work for women at Loui-is Restaurant, this city, March 8.
Attendees were Provincial Women’s Commission (PWC) Chairman Mrs. Vicky Garcia, Vice Governor Cris Garcia, Dinalupihan Mayor Gila Garcia, Mrs. Isabel Garcia, Balanga City Tourism Council Chairperson Raquel Garcia, Former Congresswoman Herminia Roman, Municipal Social Welfare and Development Officers (MSWDO) per municipality, Kabalikat members, and guest speaker Manay Gina de Venecia who shared her platform in empowering women in the society.
Guest speaker Manay Gina de Venecia said that she will continue to help and encourage women who are in need especially those who are abused, drug dependents, forced into prostitution, and others. To date, she has established various Haven for women, for children, and for the elderly all over the Philippines pursuant to her vision in encouraging women in our society.
Provincial Commission on Population (POPCOM) Head Rosana Vedida said that this year’s celebration is the most attended women’s celebration so far. “Rest assured that we will always do our best in uplifting the rights of women not only in Bataan but also to our country,” she added.

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