women’s month

UP Cebu ends Women’s Month with One Stop Shop for Women

womens month 03-2014Women’s Month – the theme for this year is “Juana, ang Tatag Mo ay Tatag Natin sa Pagbangon at Pagsulong!”

Through the leadership of the Coordinator of the Gender and Development Office, Dr. Rhodora Bucoy, a public service program— “One Stop Shop for Women: Halad sa Kababayen-an,” will culminate the celebration at the Arts and Sciences Lobby. The Halad sa Kababayen-an will include medical services for women on a first come, first served basis, legal and psychosocial counseling, healing massage / reflexology, women’s bazaar, free skills training on the use of internet technology for social advocacy, registration for assessment, certification and scholarships (free of charge) through TESDA Region 7, application and updating of memberships through PhilHealth, and consultation on birth records problems through the National Statistics Office/PSA.  Free beauty product sampling will also be provided by NU Skin.  These services will be offered by collaborating agencies and entities like the Visayas Primary Health Care led by Dr. Erlinda Yap, Legal Alternatives for Women, Philippine Statistics Authority/NSO, TESDA-7, the Department of Social Welfare and Development-7, the University of San Carlos Psychology Department, Atty. Ian Manticajon, Boy Canedo and Co., UP Cebu AUPWU and the UP Cebu Computing Services Unit.

Activities on wellness are also included in the program in the form of Zumbahan and Laughter Yoga.

Sponsoring organizations are UP Cebu Gender and Development Office, Women’s Resource Center of the Visayas (WRCV), Sidlak Gender Resource Center – 7, GABRIELA-Cebu, UP Cebu Office of Anti-sexual Harassment, UP Cebu Computing Services Unit and UP Cebu All UP Workers Union (AUPWU).

For inquiries, please contact Gen Gonzales at 2327475.

View the program of the One Stop Shop for Women – Halad sa Kababayen-an here.

Forum on “Women in Disaster and the Continuing Disaster of Trafficking of Girls for Cyber Sex and Pornography in Cebu” & Unveiling of Mural and Art Exhibit on “Tribute to Women”

12 March 2014womens month 03-2014
1:00 PM – 4:00 PM
UP Cebu AVR-2

Part I – Forum

Pambansang Awit

Welcome Remarks
Dr. Lorna Almocera,
UP Cebu Associate Dean for Academic Affairs

Recognition of Sidlak Partners and
Rationale of the Activity
Dr. Rhodora M. Bucoy,
UP Cebu GAD Office and Sidlak GRC-7 Coordinator

Talk: “Gender-Based Violence in Times of Disaster”
Prof. Kaira Alburo,
UP Cebu Social Sciences Cluster Faculty

Talk: “Trafficking of Women, and Girls for Sexual Exploitation”
Senior Inspector Ma. Theresa Macatangay
Head, Regional Anti-Human Trafficking Task Force-Central Visayas

Ms. Edna Lee,
UP Cebu Social Sciences Cluster Lecturer

Open Forum
Prof. Mae Claire Jabines,

Closing Message
Prof. Henry Espiritu,
UP Cebu Social Sciences Cluster Faculty

Part II – Solidarity Fellowship of Sidlak Partners (Potluck)
NSMD Lobby

Part III – Opening of the “Tribute to Women” Art Exhibit / Unveiling of Mural
of the Fine Arts Class of Ms. Palmy Pe-Tudtud

To do the honors: Atty. Liza D. Corro, Dean
and Prof. J. Karl P. Roque, Associate Dean for Administration
at the Admin Catwalk and NSMD Lobby

UP Cebu to Hold Forum on Women and Disaster and the Continuing Disaster of Trafficking of Women for Cyber Sex and Prostitution

womens month 03-2014As part of the Women’s Month Celebration, the question “How disaster abets violence against women and trafficking?” will be tackled in the forum sponsored by the UP Cebu Gender and Development Office and Sidlak Gender Resource Center – 7. This will be at the Audiovisual Room 2 on March 12, 1:00 -4:00 PM. Prof. Kaira Alburo-Canete of the Social Sciences Cluster will share her research on disaster and gender-based violence. Senior Inspector Ma. Theresa Macatangay of thr Regional Anti-Trafficking Task Force will discuss the anti- trafficking campaign to combat sexual exploitation of women and girls in cyber space.

Sidlak partners coming from government, civil society and academe will hold their solidarity fellowship after the forum. Another highlight of the celebration is the unveiling of the mural and opening of the art exhibits entitled, “Tribute to Women,” by the Fine Arts students under the supervision of Prof. Palmy Pe Tudtud. Dean Liza Corro and Associate Dean Karl Roque will open the exhibits.

The activity is open to the public.

Please contact us at the GAD Office at 232-7475 and look for Gen.

Click here to view the program: http://upcebu.edu.ph/forum-on-women-in-disaster-and-the-continuing-disaster-of-trafficking-of-girls-for-cyber-sex-and-pornography-in-cebu-unveiling-of-mural-and-art-exhibit-on-tribute-to-women/.