UGSAD upbeat for Women's Month Celebration
Iloilo (23 February) -- The Ugsad Gender Resource Center is now ready with a set of activities to celebrate the 2010 Women's Month this March.
Prof. Rose Asong, Ugsad Coordinator, said the celebration carries the theme "Babae, Tagumpay ka ng Bayan" which highlights women's achievements in paving the way for women's advancements and empowerment amidst major challenges.
Likewise, Asong said the theme celebrates the success of women's commitment to pursue equality which resulted in the enactment of the Magna Carta of Women and achievements in the implementation of goals related to the Millennium Development Goals (MDG).
The celebration will be highlighted by a "Pagtililipon and Pasalamat" at 9 in the morning at the UPV-Iloilo Campus Auditorium on March 9, followed by a Talk on Stress Management in the afternoon.
An Ugsad Tienda sa UP will run from March 8-10 at the UPV-Iloilo Campus, to be participated in by women entrepreneurs and exhibitors bringing in their products for display at the prepared booths. (PIA6/ESS) [top]