2017 National Women’s Month Celebration

26 Jun 2018 11:28 AM
By Gerald Sy

DOST-ASTI joins the 2017 National Women’s Month Celebration and various gender mainstreaming activities were conducted in relation to this year’s theme:

BACKGROUND

The National Women’s Month Celebration every March is part of the worldwide observance of the International Women’s Day (IWD).

The following issuances serve as legal bases for the annual activity:

• Proclamation No. 224 s. 1988 declaring the first week of March each year as Women’s Week and March 8 as Women’s Rights and International Peace Day;

• Proclamation No. 227 s. 1988 providing for the observance of the Month of March as Women’s Role in History Month; and

• Republic Act (RA) 6949 s. 1990 declaring March 8 of every year as National Women’s Day.

 

Learn more about the 2017 National Women's Month Celebration