The Katingal-an Elementary School community underwent a Gender and Development (GAD) Symposium today, March 15, at the Gabaldon Bldg. Katingal-an ES.

Said symposium is in line with the celebration of National Women’s Month where 153 pupils (35 in Grade 4, 56 in Grade 5, and 62 in Grade 6), 10 parents, and 10 teachers attended.

Asst. Women and Children Protection Desk-PNCO Police Corporal Ma. Krystal Cielo Cabatuan, and PCR-PNCO-2nd MP, 650th Maneuver Company, Regional Mobile Force Battalion 6 (RMFB6) Pat Levi Alforque Pardillo tackled the Republic Act 9262 or the Anti-violence Against Women and their Children Act of 2024 and Anti-terrorism.

Katingal-an ES GAD Coordinator Madelyn Canillo said the activity aimed at educating the school community on women empowerment and gender equality. She said that parents and teachers play a crucial role in shaping the values of children.

Canillo and Katingal-an ES Master Teacher I Rolando Montejo thanked PNP-San Carlos, RMFB6, LGU-San Carlos for supporting the event.

Meanwhile, Pat Pardillo also emphasized the importance of monitoring their children’s activity especially the organization they’re engaged in; also encouraged parents to report suspicious individuals in their community.

Finance PNCO Pat Roldan Lovero, Assist. Admin. PNCO Pat Rommel Dean Dela Serna, PCPL Lester Dizon, and PSMS Renato Rosagazo were also present at the event.

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