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Batanes celebrates 2022 Rural Women’s Month

BASCO, Batanes (PIA) -- The Provincial Government of Batanes (PGB) kicked off the 2022 Batanes Rural Women’s Month Celebration on September 23 with the theme “Kababaihan ng Batanes: Matatag at  Masiglang Pundasyon ng Pamayanan”.

The PGB’s Gender and Development (GAD) office, in partnership with the Municipal GAD Focal Persons, held series of activities for the celebration to include the Grand Women Assembly held at the Basco Gymnasium with Dr. Maribel Jane G. Hortellano as the speaker, Parade.

Other activities include Zumba Competition, Unity Lunch, Traditional and Fun Games and the Opening of the Womenpreneur Agro Fair and Night Bazaar which will run until September 30.

During the Traditional Games held at the Basco Plaza

According to Provincial Information Officer Justinne Socito, the celebration aims to recognize and celebrate the immense contribution of Ivatan women in the development of Batanes.

Socito added that it is also a tribute to the unwavering strength and resilience of the Ivatan women who serve as one of the strong foundations of the community. (MDCT/CEB/PIA Batanes)

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