WOMEN EMPOWERED. Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) Senior Labor and Employment Officer at Digos City Field Office Maria Derma Fe Obiso [2nd from left] and Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) Pantawid Pamilya Municipal Link Hiezel Jean B. Codilla [center] receive recognition after their inspiring testimonials in overcoming economic poverty and domestic violence and leading a more fulfilling life as empowered working women.

“Have a goal. Look up to God. Respect yourself. Work hard to hit your goal,” Obiso confidently urged DSWD employees at the weekly convocation program on Tuesday. Presenting the award are [from left] Assistant Regional Director for Administration Ma. Vilia L. Vigil, focal on women and Gender and Development (GAD) Dalmin Faith A. Igaňa, and Pantawid Pamilya GAD focal Leah Callejo. The Women’s Month celebration anchors on the theme, We Make Change Work for Women. (DSWD)