WATCH. Awarding ceremony of Best Brgy Councils for the Protection of Children, and Best BVAW Desk and Desk Officers.
Governor Bong Lacson led the awarding of the Best Barangay Councils for the Protection of Children (BCPC) and Best Barangay VAW Desks and Desk Officers in Negros Occidental on July 8, 2022.
Board Member Rita Gatuslao, DILG – Negros Occidental Director, Roslyn Quintana, Provincial Council for Women Chairperson, Atty. Andrea Lizares-Si, Executive Assistant to the Governor and Provincial Gender and Development Focal Point System (PGFPS) Action Officer, Marie June Castro, and women supporters and stakeholders from the different LGUs of the province attended the activity, held at the Capitol Social Hall.
The awardees were recognized for their excellent contribution and initiative in advocating the rights and welfare of women and children.
Winners of the Provincial Search for BVAW Desk and Desk Officers (Municipal Category) were Brgy. Vista Alegre, Municipality of Ilog, first place; Brgy. Sangke, Hinoba-an, second place; Brgy. Tinongan, Isabela, third place; and Brgy. Caliban, Murcia, fourth place.
Winners of the Provincial Search for BVAW Desk and Desk Officers (City Category) were Brgy. Ara-al, La Carlota City, first place; Talubangi, Kabankalan City, second place; Brgy. Zone 6, Cadiz City, third place; Buluangan, San Carlos City, fourth place; Brgy. II, Victorias City, fifth place; and Brgy. Rizal, Escalante City, consolation prize.
The outstanding BCPCs were Brgy. Daga, Cadiz City; Brgy. Poblacion 8, Isabela; Mailum, Bago City; Buluangan, San Carlos City; Bulwangan, Hinoba-an; Poblacion – III, La Carlota; Bunga, Don Salvador Benedicto; Brgy. IV, Silay City; Poblacion, Cauayan; Brgy. III, Sipalay; Brgy. Banga, Candoni; Tabu, Ilog; Jonob-jonob, Escalante City; and Brgy. VII, Victorias.