Women’s Month 2014 Calendar of Activities

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Theme: “Juana, ang Tatag Mo ay Tatag Natin sa Pagbangon at Pagsulong!”

February 14 (12 noon)
One Billion Rising Against Injustices
UP Cebu Rising Part 2
Organized by the Student Council, as part of the pre- Women’s Month Celebration Series of Activities (Oblation Square)

February 24 (whole day)
Pakigdait sa mga Survivors sa Bagyo sa Daanbantayan
By Political Science 165 and 101 Classes of Dr. Rhodora Bucoy, in collaboration with the Women’s Resource Center in the Visayas

February 26 (10am-12nn)
Anti-Sexual Harassment Talk / Gender Sensitivity Training for the New Faculty
Organized by the Office of the Anti-Sexual Harassment, part of the pre-Women’s Month Celebration Series of Activities c/o Ms. Annabelle Maglasang (ILC-AVR)

March 3 (4 PM)
Opening of the Women’s Month Celebration at UP Cebu
Parade around the campus
An afternoon of performances from Serenata; poetry reading; OBR Dance; speeches from distinguished guests and from UP Cebu administration; Zumba (Oblation Square)

Opening of the High School Photo Journalism Class Exhibit on the Lives of Women

March 5 (8-10 am)
UP Cebu NSTP Women’s March Rally
By Prof. Phoebe Zoe Sanchez (Fuente Osmeña)

(1-5 PM) Gender Sensitivity Training cum Group Guidance Session
c/o Ms. Annie Manzano, GSS, OSA (AVR-2)

March 12 (1-4 PM)
Forum on “Women in Disaster and the Continuing Disaster of Trafficking of Girls for Cyber Sex and Pornography in Cebu”
Sponsored by GAD Office and Sidlak GRC-7
Speakers: Prof. Kaira Alburo-Canete on “Gender-Based Violence’ and Ms. Theresa Macatangay, Regional Anti-Human Trafficking Task Force Head on “Trafficking for Sexual Exploitation” (AVR-2)

Solidarity Fellowship of Sidlak Partners (Potluck)

Opening of the “Tribute to Women” Art Exhibit / Unveiling of Mural
Fine Arts Class of Ms. Palmy Pe-Tudtud
(Admin Catwalk and NSMD Lobby)

March 14 (1-5 PM)
Gender Sensitivity Training for All Staff
Co-organized by the All UP Workers’ Union (AUPWU) c/o Ms. Gertrudes Carcallas (Union Bldg. Conference Hall)

March 29 (whole day)
One Stop Shop for Women Part 4 / Halad sa Kababayen-an
Co-organized by Sidlak Partners, WRCV and GABRIELA Cebu, in collaboration with the UP Cebu Health Services Unit, Computing Services Unit and the Department of Computer Science
• Services include cervical cancer screening, counseling, healing massage, women’s bazaar, lectures on gender issues, skills training for women on the use of the internet technology for social advocacy like the use of facebook, twitter, instagram, email, etc.
• Sharing of food and gifts to disaster victims and GAD advocates