DepEd Davao City Division joins International Women's Day Print

By: LENA N.MERALLES
School Head
Bago Elem.School
Talomo District

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March 8,2017 ,marked the 108th International Women's Day celebration with the theme "kabag uhan alang sa mga kababayen an". It was attended by the 30 division personnel headed by the Gender and Advocacy Focal  person, Jonas Piore together with the 20 Public School District Supervisors , 20 School  Heads from Elementary and 9 Cluster Heads from Secondary as they participated in the early morning parade that started from the Freedom Park , Roxas St. and ended in Peoples Park Camus Street, Davao City. The participants from all other sectors were acknowledged having shared the success of the country.
International Women's Day (IWD) ,originally known as Int. Working  Women's Day is celebrated March 8 every year to commemorate the struggle for women's right.This is a global day celebration of the social,economic,cultural and political achievements of women.This day marks a call to action for accelerating gender parity.
In the International Women's Day Timeline Journey from 1908 to present,the world has witnessed a significant change and attitudinal shift in both women's and society's thoughts on women's equality and emancipation,as ordinary women playing extraordinary role in the community and in the country in general.