March12, 2021—In celebration of the National Women’s Month this March, the Department of Education Regional Office III launches the Search for Ulirang Ina, Ulirang Asawa, Ulirang Maybahay, Ulirang Lingkod ng Lipunan, and Ulirang Tagapagtanggol ng Karapatan ng mga Kababaihan.

The said activity, which aims to recognize women employees who play a significant role in the life of their own families, wives to their spouses, co-workers, immediate community and society in general, is an advocacy campaign aimed at advancing gender equality and women’s empowerment (GEWE) in the DepEd Regional Office III.

The DepEd RO III Gender Focal Point System (GFPS) through the Human Resource Development Division, seeks to acknowledge these exemplary employees and empowered women, who confidently and meaningfully contribute to the organizational and/or community development and aptly respond to the needs of the society.

The search process includes a nomination phase where functional division chiefs and unit heads can nominate qualified employees who are active in the service, with exceptional work performance and impeccable values, and is a role model for colleagues and family.

The National Women’s Month Culminating Activity of the DepEd Regional Office III will be held on March 19, 2021.

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