Staff of the DA-BFAR regional office participated in an orientation on Republic Act 9262 or otherwise known as the “Anti-Violence Against Women and Their Children Act of 2004” to highlight the Bureau’s support to the Philippine Commission on Women 18-day campaign to end violence against women and children which was started on November 25, 2022.

Atty. Ronaldo R. Libunao, Chief of the Fisheries Production and Support Services Division served as Resource Speaker during the briefing. In his lecture, he discussed the evolution, development, effectiveness, relevant laws and other salient provisions of the law that aims to protect women and children against domestic violence.

As an agency that fosters a gender responsive and VAW-free working environment, the DA-BFAR regularly conducts orientation on GAD and VAWC-related orientations to its staff.

The agency promotes the culture of compassion and instills the value of caring one another.