2017 National Women’s Month Celebration

26 Jun 2018 11:28 AM

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


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