Barangay officials, who are assigned to manage cases against Violence Against Women and Children as desk officers convened yesterday to discuss how to improve their timely submission performance report and interventions to strengthen the cases against the perpetrators.
Councilor Lilani Ramon, Chairperson of the Committee on Women and Poblacion 8 Punong Barangay Maelynne Rose Mariano, Chairperson, Local Council of Women reiterated their readiness to help the VAW desk officers comply with their mandates under the law with the guidance of the Department of Interior and Local Government.
For his part, Mayor Felipe Antonio Remollo commended the VAW Desk Officers for their sustained efforts in the fight against all forms of abuses committed against women and children to build a more peaceful and orderly community.
Mayor Remollo also provided updates of the city’s COVID-19 response, ongoing and completed infrastructure projects, the conduct of Kasalang Bayan, launching of the Tayada sa Pantawan, the staging of the ASEAN Schools Games this November and appealed for their continued participation to the activities and initiatives of the local government.