𝐊𝐎𝐑𝐎𝐍𝐀𝐃𝐀𝐋 𝐂𝐈𝐓𝐘, 𝐒𝐨𝐮𝐭𝐡 𝐂𝐨𝐭𝐚𝐛𝐚𝐭𝐨 – Various activities have been conducted by the Regional and Field Offices of the Department of Environment and Natural Resources Office XII in celebration of the 2023 International Women’s Day (IWD) this March 8 with the theme "Embrace Equity”.
DENR Regional Office (RO) and Provincial Environment and Natural Resources Office (PENRO) South Cotabato joined in the motorcade event of the local government unit (LGU) of Koronadal spearheaded by RO Gender and Development Focal Person Marcelina Cabaňa together with different agencies in the region whereas CENRO Midsayap partook in the activities of their LGU which included a product exhibit, free haircut, manicure and pedicure, foot massage, and giving of contraceptives for all the participants.
An orientation was then conducted by CENRO Midsayap’s CEMU - Senior EMS Johamed L. Penduma on the different environmental laws enforced by the EMB. The orientation aims to give awareness of the intervention done by the DENR-EMB to the different projects/ establishments in reducing or eliminating the adverse impacts of their operations.
PENRO Sarangani proudly recognized the invaluable contribution of the men and women personnel from the Community ENROs of Glan and Kiamba in achieving social transformation and building an environment that provides equal opportunities to all Filipinos. As part of their celebration, said office installed a photo booth in their office premises, conducted board games, and gave advocacy campaign cards to its clients. A Zumba event was likewise spearheaded by PENRO Sarangani, PENRO South Cotabato, and CENRO Midsayap to promote physical fitness and wellness to all its employees.
On the other hand, CENRO Matalam spearheaded livelihood training on baking which may provide both their male and female employees an additional source of income.
DENR XII Regional Executive Director Atty. Felix S. Alicer commends this year's celebration of the IWD which strengthens the department’s support to embrace justness and recognize the unique needs and contributions of each individual to create a workplace that values diversity, equity, and mutual respect. (With report and photos from PENRO Sarangani IO Designate -Sheryl R. Cabildo, PENRO South Cotabato, CENRO Kiamba, CENRO Glan, CENRO Midsayap and CENRO Matalam) |RSCIGP