Women observe enditnow® Emphasis Day

Marching parades offer awareness of domestic violence.

Southern Asia-Pacific Division (SSD)

[South Philippines] The community was invited to an enditnow® Emphasis Day event held at the Gingoog City Central National High School. After a parade to bring awareness of the problem of domestic violence and abuse, guest speaker Judge Mirabeaus Undalok, a Seventh-day Adventist judge, spoke about the "Rights of Women and Elimination of Violence Against Women." A poster contest and a slogan contest included high school students.

Women and young girls of Cluster 5, comprising Talisayan to Magsaysay districts of North Central Mindanao Conference, hosted the Gingoog City community celebration, Wednesday, October 23, 2019.

Contributed by Mrs. Luisa Dulce V. Jimenez, Women's Ministries director for South Philippine Union Conference

[Central Philippines] A large parade observing enditnow® Emphasis Day featured at least twenty-two distinct groups of women from twenty-two barangays hosting the event. Following the parade in the town of Matag-ob, Leyte, church members invited the community to participate in the ceremonial signing of the enditnow® commitment. Marie Angela S. Gopolan, DSWD regional director, organized the event held Sunday, August 25, 2019, in East Visayan Conference.

Contributed by Marie Angela S. Gopolan, DSWD regional director in East Vasayan Conference of Central Philippine Union Conference

Published in Mosaic newsletter, 2021 Q1, Winter issue