UA Opens Women’s Month

With the renewed commitment and support to the advocacy of embracing equality, University of Antique through Gender and Development Unit launches Women’s Month at UA Traditional Knowledge Center (Covered Court), March 13.

During his message, Dr. Pablo S. Crespo Jr., University President, highlighted how the University give importance to women and offer a venue for equality.

“We give equal opportunity to children, be it a boy or girl, man or woman, to study, not only for basic education but higher education,” he further stated.

The celebration included a zumba dance and One Billion Rising Dance led by the BPEd students.

Dr. Crespo also left a challenge saying, “To the gentlemen, your very first love are your mothers and I hope that you accord the same love, the same respect to all the women that you encounter, not only in the University but elsewhere, because they are the source of love, warmth and appreciation for all of us.”

The Women’s Month Celebration will conclude on March 30 with activities such as, Women’s Month: Pep Talk, and Juana Contest./IAP