With the theme, “WE for Gender Equality and Inclusive Society”, the National Irrigation Administration (NIA) joins the Philippine Commission on Women and the entire nation in celebrating the National Women’s Month this March 2024.
The National Women’s Month Celebration has its roots in the recognition of International Women’s Day (IWD) on March 8th, a herstorical event stemming from the organizing efforts of women in the early 20th Century. In the Philippines, the celebration is pursuant to Republic Act No. 6949, Series of 1990, declaring March 8 of every year as National Women’s Day.
NIA Top Management Officials, headed by Acting Administrator Engr. Eddie G. Guillen, recognizes the vital contribution of men and women of NIA in securing irrigation development and agricultural growth of the country.