Set in the COVID-19 pandemic backdrop, this year's theme, "Juana Laban sa Pandemya, Kaya?" puts emphasis on women's participation and role in battling the pandemic as well as in confronting gender issues worsened by the health emergency.
The Philippine Consulate General in Agana joins the nation in appreciating women, the Juanas, and their various contributions in our society as well as supports systems and programs that address women's issues and promote their welfare amidst the pandemic.
As we celebrate Women's Month this March, we also find ourselves entering the first full year since the initial reports of COVID-19. Women in the Department of Foreign Affairs, including its 94 Embassies, Missions, and Consulates General around the globe and 36 Consular Offices in the country, played key roles in the nation's response to the greatest global health crisis in living memory. Throughout the month of March, it is the honor of "Humans of the DFA" to present some of their remarkable stories: