WOMEN EMPOWERED. Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) women-beneficiaries Rowena A. Pradella [second from left], Emelinda L. Nadim and Alejandra D. Diva receive recognition after their inspiring testimonials in overcoming cultural traditions and single parenting, and leading a more fulfilling life as empowered working women.

“The support of DSWD has made me what I am now –a Pantawid Pamilya parent leader, a village entrepreneur, and an empowered woman and wife,” Nadim proudly declared. Presenting the award are [from left] Regional Director Mercedita P. Jabagat and focal on women and Gender and Development (GAD) Dalmin Faith A. Igaňa. The Women’s Month celebration anchors on the theme, We Make Change Work for Women. (DSWD)