18 Day Campaign to End VAW
On December 10,2018 DOST 02 personnel celebrated the 18 day Campaign to End Violence Against Women and Children conducted by VAWC Advocate Atty. Mila Perpetua Catabay A. Lauigan at DOST 02 Conference Room,Carig Tuguegarao City.
Atty. Mila Lauigan discussed how women should be treated equally and fight for their rights when they are abused by their partners. She also tackled R.A 9262 also known as Anti Violence against Women and their Children Act of 2004. It is also defined as the protection of women and children from domestic violence such as physical,sexual,psychological harm or suffering of economic abuse including threats of such acts assault and arbitrary deprivation of poverty.
The event was organized by Dr. Teresita A. Tabaog,ARD-TOS 02 and Chairman of GAD Focal Point System. This was fully supported by Engr. Sancho A. Maborang, Regional Director of DOST R02 .