• 18 Days of Activism to Stop Gender-based Violence

      Zonta Club of Cebu II to mark 18 days of activism to stop gender-based violence.

      With gender-based violence still, a major concern in the Philippines, the Zonta Club of Cebu II will commemorate the 18 Days of Activism to Stop Gender-based Violence with several activities.

      The 18-Day Campaign to End VAW (violence against women and children) will promote the Philippine government’s goal of providing human rights protection for women and girls as mandated in the 1987 Constitution.

      Before the formal start of the annual commemoration of the 18 Days of Activism to Stop Gender-based Violence, the Zonta Club of Cebu II launched the Photo Competition with the theme “To Raise Awareness and Address Violence Against Women and Children.” In addition, the club also launched the Poetry Competition with the theme, “Violence Against Women Stops with Me.”

      The last day for submission of entries for the Poetry Competition is on November 25, 2022, and the Photo Competition is on November 27, 2022.

      On November 21, 2022, a Flag Raising Ceremony with the Philippine National Police and the PNP provincial office will mark their collaboration with Zonta Club of Cebu II as vanguards against Gender-Based Violence.

      Another activity scheduled on November 24, 2022, is opening the Zonta Club of Cebu II Women, Gender and Family Studies Section at the Mandaue City Library and the Cebu City Public Library. This section will provide books and other research materials, information, and resources on the field of gender studies with featured content, new titles, instructional support information, research tips, and curated, subject-specific resources for performing research in gender studies for teachers and students.

      On November 25, 2022, the Zonta Club of Cebu II will hold the formal launching of the 18- Days of Activism to Stop Gender-based Violence. Through a virtual forum, “Saying No to VAW (violence against women and children) is Everyone’s Business,” with well-respected resource speakers. Other topics are “Psychosocial Support from Violence in Schools, in the Workplace and the Community” and “Issues and Challenges that a Woman Faces in VAW: Strategies in Place for her Actions.

      Another activity, the Visayas Art Fair with the theme “Feminism in the Performing Arts,” is scheduled on November 26, 2022, at the Oakridge IT Center.

      On the same day, the Zonta Club of Cebu II and in coordination with the Integrated Bar of the Philippines (IBP) Cebu City Chapter, will also conduct a medical mission for the Child in Conflict with the Law (CICL) at the Operation Second Chance Center in Cebu City.

      The next day, November 27, 2022, the Zonta Club of Cebu II will hold a self-defense activity -the Stay Safe: Self Defense Moves for Women” at the Heritage Plaza in Mandaue City.

      On November 28, 2022, a forum entitled “Strengthening the PNP WCPU through Gender-Responsive Delivery Services” will be at the Bai Hotel.

      Two other virtual forums will also be part of the activities. The webinar “Youth, Peace & Conflict Resolution: Towards a generation of Peace Builders” will be held on December 6, 2022, and the webinar on “Implementing Rights-Based VAWC Services: The Role of the Four Pillars in the Recovery of VAWC Survivors” on December 8, 2022.

      On December 9, the forum on “Engaging Men & Boys as Allies in Ending Gender-Based Violence” will be at the Oakridge Business Park in Mandaue City.

      On December 12, 2022, there will be a virtual forum on the topic “Voyeurism: New Age Violence against Women and Children and the Salient Features of Republic Act 9995 or the Anti-photo and Video Voyeurism Act. Also, there will be a virtual announcement of the Winners of the Photo and Poetry Competitions on this day.

      The final activity will be the E-Visit in Jail, Giving of Christmas Favors, at the Mandaue City Bureau of Jail Management and Penology on December 15, 2022.
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