TCPO Empowers Women on VAW

TCPO Empowers Women on VAW

 

           Camp Ruperto Kangleon, Palo, Leyte – The Women and Children Protection Desk of Tacloban City Police Office under the leadership of PSSUPT MICHAEL A DAVID empowers women to protect their welfare and that of their children from all forms of violence.

           As the office works in collaboration with concerned government agencies and other stakeholders in combatting VAWC, it has recorded a total of 399 reports of VAW incidents for the whole year of 2018 and 54 incidents for first 2 months of 2019. Of the reported cases, the prevalent is Physical Abuse (RA 9262) with a total of 227 incidents for the whole year of 2018 up to the first 2 months of 2019.

           Out of 399 incidents for CY 2018, 382 cases were cleared/solved. Meanwhile, for January to February 2019, of 54 cases reported, 1 case has been filed in court and 53 were cleared/solved.

           Showing these numbers of reported cases, it is noticeable that women these days are more courageous to report abuses against them. This is the result of the continued conduct of programs, advocacies and public awareness campaign of TCPO personnel. Also, this indicates that women are now empowered.

           “We are encouraging more women to assert their rights as we, the PNP promotes gender equality,” CD David said. He also added that WCPD is open 24/7 and is much willing to be of help.

           PRO8 calls the women who are experiencing violence/abuse to have courage to report to the nearest authorities.

           Should you have any inquiry, feel free to contact us through the following contact numbers and social media accounts: Regional Public Information Office (RPIO) 09551369334; and Facebook Account: Pulis Rehiyon VIII; or Facebook Page: Police Regional Office 8; or Youtube Channel : Pulis Otso (The Official Youtube Channel of PRO8).

 

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VAW Cases in EV Drops by 21% in 2018

VAW Cases in EV Drops by 21% in 2018

 

Camp Ruperto Kangleon, Campetic, Palo, Leyte According to the Women and Children Protection Desk (WCPD) of Police Regional Office 8 headed by its Chief, WCPD PSI ANALIZA C ARMEZA, cases of Violence Against Women and (VAW) essentially dropped by 21% for the year 2018 from that of 2017.

          As per data gathered, a total of 997 VAW incidents were recorded for the year 2018 as compared to the previous year which tally up to 1,267 cases. There is a significant reduction of 270 incidents or 21% lower. This notable decrease of incidents is the product of the combined efforts of the PNP and other counterparts in the fight against gender-based violence.

The offenses recorded were rape, acts of lasciviousness, anti-violence against women and their children (RA 9262), anti-trafficking in persons (RA 9208), physical injury, sexual harassment, sexual abuse and others.

          Meanwhile, WCPD8 is taking its lead role in conducting investigation and filing of cases involving abuse and violence particularly against women and children. They also promote programs and advocacy activities through lectures on the special laws protecting women and children especially in schools and barangays to strengthen community awareness. Likewise, initiates inter-agency fora with the aid of different stakeholders to make sure everyone’s fully aware of their rights, on what to do and where to go whenever said crimes happen.

          “Our campaign against all forms of abuses is a continuous commitment. Raising consciousness on matters involving women is not just our concern alone but it is everyone’s lookout. We should all take part in realizing a VAW- free community. As empowered women of today, take courage and stand up for your rights,” PSI Armeza added.

VAW cases are filed with the Family Courts or Regional Trial Court (RTC) with judicial jurisdiction on the crime committed.

For more information, feel free to contact us through the following contact number and social media accounts: Regional Public Information Office (RPIO) 09551369334; and Facebook Account: Pulis Rehiyon VIII; or Facebook Page: Police Regional Office 8; YoutubeChannel: Pulis Otso (The Official Youtube Channel of PRO8).

 

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Beauty in Resilience

Beauty in Resilience

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Posted by Police Regional Office 8 on Wednesday, March 13, 2019