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Opening Ceremony: National Women’s Month Celebration (Mar. 7, 2022)

Author: DA Communications Group | 7 March 2022

Department of Agriculture (DA) Secretary William Dar and Undersecretary for High-Value Crops and Rural Credit Evelyn Laviña, concurrently Chairperson of the DA-GAD Focal Point System, led the opening of the National Women’s Month Celebration (NWMC), on March 7, 2022.

The NWMC revolves around the six-year theme, “We Make Change Work for Women”, and sub-theme, “Agenda ng Kababaihan Tungo sa Kaunlaran”.

Guests of honor during the event were Embassy of Germany Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary Anke Reiffenstuel, Embassy of Venezuela Minister Counsellor Royjar Seyeddi, Embassy of Malaysia First Secretary Nor Ayu Zie, Embassy of Brazil Head of Economic and Trade Section Eduardo Chikusa, and Embassy of Myanmar Spouse of Charge d affaires Nu Nu Sein and Second Secretary May Myo Khaing.

Also in attendance were members of the Bureau of Jail Management and Penology (BJMP) Quezon City Jail – Male Dormitory, and DA Gender Equality and Social Inclusion (GESI) Deputy Executive Director Annray Rivera. (Photo by Gian Carlo Luague, DA-AFID)