COMMUNITY QUARANTINE MAY EASE OUT ABUSE REPORT, BUT NOT THE ACTUAL ABUSE

Press ReleaseJuly 1, 2020 Even before the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic, gender-based violence (GBV) has been one of the challenges that the vulnerable sectors of the society is struggling to overcome. As highlighted by the National Demographic and Health Survey 2017 (NDHS, 2017), 3 out of 20 young girls and women age 15-49 suffer continue reading : COMMUNITY QUARANTINE MAY EASE OUT ABUSE REPORT, BUT NOT THE ACTUAL ABUSE

POPCOM X Advocates Women’s Rights

Press ReleaseMarch 30, 2020 Women are extraordinary in strength, passion, wisdom, vigor, and heart. They dare to break stereotypes that have long-imprisoned them, battle discrimination head-on and survive every hurdle, only to emerge stronger. (PCW, 2020) In celebration of the National Women’s Month, the Commission on Population and Development Region X (POPCOM X) supports all continue reading : POPCOM X Advocates Women’s Rights

POPCOM-10 Conducts Orientation About Gender Sensitivity to NMMC Chief

Gender sensitivity orientation was conducted on July 5, 2016, at the Function Hall of Northern Mindanao Medical Center (NMMC). This activity was organized by the administrators of NMMC as part of the agency’s gender and development (GAD) program. Eleven batches were set for this year and the program will run until December 2016. The GAD continue reading : POPCOM-10 Conducts Orientation About Gender Sensitivity to NMMC Chief