The Santa Cruz (Laguna) Water District (SCWD) together with the Philippine Commission on Women (PCW) joins the mandate to be more responsive in achieving gender equality and the empowerment of all -women and girls
SCWD 18-Day Campaign to End VAWC
The 18-Day Campaign to End VAWC supports the Philippine government’s goal of protecting the human rights of women and girls by upholding its commitment to address all forms of gender-based violence as enshrined in the 1987 Constitution. By virtue of Republic Act 10398 or the Act declaring November 25 of every year as the National Consciousness Day for the Elimination of VAWC, government agencies are mandated to raise awareness on the problem of violence and the elimination of all forms of violence against women and girls. The goal of the aforementioned is to disseminate information about the fundamental rights of women and children to live a life free from violence as upheld in international commitments and local translation. The said activity will be held from November 25, 2021 up to December 12, 2021.