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QC office recognized as gender equality champion 

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The Gender and Development Council Office of Quezon City was recognized by Equality Tourism International as a "Highly Commended Participant" in the Gender Equality Champion of the Year Award held at ITB Berlin.

The council was recognized for their active role in promoting rights-based and gender-responsive local governance, as well as their various programs focused on gender equality. These initiatives have contributed to the council's achievement of being recognized as a Gender Equality Champion.

The Gender and Development Council Office has been dedicated to promoting gender equality in Quezon City by implementing programs and policies that ensure the protection and promotion of women's rights. These include programs focused on empowering women, promoting gender sensitivity and awareness, and advocating for women's rights and welfare.


The recognition of the Gender and Development Council Office by Equality Tourism International highlights the importance of promoting gender equality in the tourism industry. The council's efforts contribute to creating a more inclusive and equitable society, not only in Quezon City but also in the wider global community.

This recognition is a testament to the council's commitment to promoting gender equality and their efforts to create a more just and equitable society. The council's initiatives serve as an inspiration to other organizations and governments to promote gender equality and advocate for the rights and welfare of women.

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