NIA MIMAROPA conducts Gender Sensitivity Training

Oriental Mindoro - With the support of Regional Manager William P. Ragodon, NIA MIMAROPA conducts the Gender Sensitivity Training (GST) on May 11, 2021 as part of the gender mainstreaming efforts of the agency. The activity further aims to promote gender equality/equity in the organization and community, heighten appreciation on GAD, and improve awareness on GAD and continuously develop human resources and their capabilities relative to NIA Administrator’s 4-point agenda.

The invited Resource Person is Ms. Monette S. Santos, a member of the Philippine Commission on Women (PCW) National GAD Resource Pool. She tackled the Basic Concepts on GAD, Gender as a Social Construct, the Institutions that influence gender biases, Gender as a Development Approach, the situation of Women and Men in the International and National Arena, Legal Mandates on GAD and Gender Issues.

The activity was conducted with 50% face-to-face attendance (those who are part of the Skeletal Workforce) and 50% virtual participation (those under Work from Home) of Regional Office employees.#By: AVGB/RO