Governor Arthur Defensor, Sr. gives a message during the opening program of the National Women's Month celebration at the Iloilo Provincial Capitol lobby on Monday, March 6, 2017. Defensor committed full support to all programs and activities related to women's welfare and empowerment.
Gender and Development Unit
ILOILO - Junior Chamber International Iloilo Ilang-Ilang and the provincial government, through the Gender and Development Unit, will organize the 1st All About Her Season 2 Product Expo. The exposition featuring the services and products of the Federation of Kalipunan ng Liping Pilipina (KALIPI) in the province will be on November 3-6 in Iloilo Provincial Capitol grounds.
ILOILO - The provincial government, through its Gender and Development (GAD) Unit, is now on the process of documenting and packaging a number of “good practices” that contributed to the reduction of gender disparities and inequalities in Iloilo. The documentation of success stories and lessons learned is part of the production of knowledge products showcasing Iloilo’s compliance to 2009 Magna Carta of Women (MCW).
ILOILO – The Province of Iloilo, under the leadership of Governor Arthur Defensor Sr., has been named as one of the five Gender and Development (GAD) Local Learning Hubs (LLH) in the Philippines. The Philippine Commission on Women (PCW) recognized the governor’s initiatives to empower women along with the works of the provinces of Quezon, Aklan, Camarines Sur and Davao del Sur.