As an opportunity to establish relationships among like-minded women, LGU-Camalig held its 1st Women’s Summit, which advocates achieving gender equality and eliminating stereotypes through social, economic, and political inclusion for all.
Putting emphasis on the famous line, “Babae ako, hindi babae lang”, Camalig Vice Mayor, Hon. Ma. Ahrdail “Ding” Baldo has made such impacts delivering her message intended to upift women of what they are capable of as they are empowered by their own strengths and resilience amidst life challenges.
“This is a celebration for all the incredible woman who have unique contributions and diffrent roles in building a more inclusive and equitable society”, Vice Mayor Ding added.
Being the first female Vice Governor in Albay, Hon. Baby Glenda Ong Bongao, highlighted in her remarks her aspirations in creating an environment where diverse opinions are valued, and are included to every aspect of policymaking process, reiterating how women leadership could achieve comparable results on a different way.
Provincial Gender and Development (GAD) Focal Person, Ms. Rowena Ondiz, PhD, has imparted to the participants the significance of practicing gender-fair language in the workplace and government information.
A certificate of appreciation was given to various women organizations and sectoral groups who have served as the integral arm of LGU-Camalig in the realization of its goal towards a gender-responsive governance.
Bearing with this year’s theme “Lipunang Patas sa Bagong Pilipinas; Kakayahan ng Kababaihan, Patutunayan!”, LGU-Camalig additionally aims of developing a community that is equal, productive, and is unified.
Article by: Mr. Tim L. Florece, PIO