BUTUAN CITY -- In line with the celebration of the International Men's Day on Friday, November 19, the Commission on Population and Development (POPCOM)-Caraga conducted information caravans and other services on Response Parenthood-Family Planning, and Adolescent Health and Development in different parts of the region.
An educational session on Kalalakihang Tapat sa Responsibilidad at Obligasyon sa Pamilya (KATROPA), an initiative of POPCOM, was conducted simultaneously with the local government units (LGUs) of Brgy. Obrero, Butuan City and Buenavista, Agusan del Norte in commemoration of the said event.
Another session was also organized by the LGU of Gigaquit, Surigao del Norte with their barangay leaders and workers.
The KATROPA sessions provided insights on the role of men in maternal and child care, maternal health and responsible parenting, and how they can become advocates.
Meanwhile, the Surigao del Sur Provincial Population Office also organized a fun run for the male officials and staff of the provincial and city LGUs. (POPCOM-Caraga/MFC/PIA-Caraga)