𝗩𝗢𝗧𝗘𝗥’𝗦 𝗘𝗗𝗨𝗖𝗔𝗧𝗜𝗢𝗡 𝗙𝗢𝗥 𝗬𝗢𝗨𝗡𝗚 𝗣𝗘𝗢𝗣𝗟𝗘March 11, 2022
𝗟𝗚𝗨 𝗜𝗦𝗔𝗕𝗘𝗟𝗔 𝗖𝗜𝗧𝗬 𝗛𝗢𝗟𝗗𝗦 𝗧𝗛𝗘 𝗙𝗜𝗥𝗦𝗧 𝗘𝗩𝗘𝗥 𝗕𝗔𝗦𝗜𝗟𝗔𝗡 𝗪𝗢𝗠𝗘𝗡 𝗘𝗫𝗘𝗖𝗨𝗧𝗜𝗩𝗘𝗦 𝗔𝗡𝗗 𝗟𝗘𝗚𝗜𝗦𝗟𝗔𝗧𝗢𝗥𝗦 (𝗕𝗪𝗘𝗟) 𝗦𝗨𝗠𝗠𝗜𝗧March 21, 2022
Philippine Information Agency (PIA) together with National Commission on Indigenous Peoples (NCIP) and the Department of Information and Communication Technology-Basilan conducted a 2-day Gender Mainstreaming: Capacity Building with IP Women, March 15-16 at Joveth’s Restaurant, this City.
NCIP-Basilan Legal Officer Atty. Gibran Abubakar discussed the salient points on Republic Act 8371 or the Indigenous Peoples Rights Act (IPRA) and the Four Bundles of Rights defined under IPRA which recognizes and promotes the rights of indigenous cultural communities within the framework of national unity and development to include: Right to Ancestral Domains and Lands, Right to Self-Governance and Empowerment, Right to Social Justice and Human Rights and Right to Cultural Integrity. RA 8731 acknowledges and promotes the rights of indigenous cultural communities within the framework of national unity and development.
PIA IX Assistant Regional Director Rene Carbayas talked about the Gender Perspectives to IP Women on bridging the gender gaps and identities, at the same time, PIA-Isabela City Infocenter Manager Nilda T. Delos Reyes discussed the rights of women.
Meanwhile, NCIP-Basilan Provincial Director Engr. George Jocutan cited the EO 70, on the institutionalizing the whole-of-nation approach in attaining inclusive and sustainable peace, creating a national task force to end local communist armed conflict, and directing the adoption of a national peace framework.
A designated portion of the capacity building was set to discuss the queries of participants and the organization of IP Women Association as well as a workshop on priority plans of IP Women.