Albay Gov. Bichara attends Women’s Summit
Albay Governor Al Francis Bichara has graced this year’s celebration of the Women’s Summit at the Albay Astrodome.
The event was spearheaded by the Provincial Government of Albay thru the Provincial Social Welfare and Development Office (PSWDO) and the Gender and Development Office (GAD).
This year’s Women’s Month celebration carries the theme, “We make change work for women.”
The Capitol initiated the event to “empower women” and celebrate the important role they play in our society.
Governor Al Francis C. Bichara in his speech emphasized the important role played by women in nation-building.
“An mga kababaihan an saro sa mga importanteng tawo. Magpuon sa pamilya, sa sociodad, kumunidad, munisipyo hasta sa nasyon,” he said.
Warious women organizations and community colleges in Albay gathered to celebrate the Women’s Month.
“The movie – Owl Butterfly, which was played during the event, captured the attention of most participants. It was an advocacy film about childhood sexual abuse which generally tackles the indifference in the society,” the province said