Gender and Development

GAD-RC Conducts Refresher Training on MR GAD KATROPA

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GAD Resource Center, in partnership with Commission on Population and Development Region IV Calabarzon, conducted a Refresher Training on Men’s Responsibility on Gender and Development KAlalakihang Tapat sa Responsibilidad at Obligasyon sa PAmilya (MR GAD KATROPA) via Zoom last June 18, 2020 with 10 female and 8 male participants.

Ms. Raecel A. Estebat, OIC, GAD-RC, discussed the overview of the refresher’s course. She pointed out that this was primarily conducted to re-educate and re-qualify GAD Coordinators as MR GAD KATROPA Advocates and that the expected output for this special training will be the series of online trainings/webinars on Responsible Parenthood, Reproductive Health Care and Family Planning to the community as an extension project of the GAD-RC.

Ms. Marilyn F. Ogaya, Assistant Regional Director – Designate, POPCOM Region IV discussed the Overview of the RP-FP Manual, Nurturing Harmonious Relationships in the Family, and Responsible Parenting. Ms. Ogaya also discussed the safety measures against diseases in line with the COVID-19 pandemic as part of the responsibilities of the home management.

Ms. Charmaine E. Sarabia, Planning Officer I, POPCOM Region IV discussed the Importance and Benefits of Family Planning and Decision-making for Couples and Family Planning. Ms. Sarabia also discussed the family planning myths and misconceptions.

Participants who attended the activity thru Zoom