The Women’s Month/Day Celebration is pursuant to:
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.
The objectives of this year’s celebration are as follows:
To build upon the gains achieved under existing mechanisms and institutions that support women and gender-responsive governance; and
To strengthen partnership with media in promoting women’s rights and in advocating to address gender issues.