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.