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1 Billion Rising Solidarity 2019




The third week of February started with the campaign to end the abuse towards women which was the 1 Billion Rising Solidarity 2019, a government program. After the flag raising ceremony, Atty. Alvin A. Gutierrez, Election Officer IV of the COMELEC Office of the city spoke about one out of three women gets abused every day and how serious this issue that every woman experiences. Mayor Nestor L. Alvarez, Ph.D., Vice Mayor Ramon Angelo R. Coronel, Coun. Herminio Salcedo, Coun. Domingo De Belen, Coun. Eliseo Villanueva, Coun. Vivencio Cajucom, P/Supt. Gerald Licyayo, Ptr. Felix Santua and employees of the Local Government Unit supported the said movement. In addition to this, Bungkos Palay Dance Company, Munoz National Dance Crew, Student Urban Crew, X-Pointer Movers and J's Crew performed a dance wherein everyone participated.