Photo Release

March 8, 2019

Women's leadership in health: Akbayan Senator Risa Hontiveros celebrates the International Women’s Day with the women health leaders and gender advocates at the “Think Equal, Build Smart, Innovate for Change” event hosted by the World Health Organization-Regional Office for the Western Pacific on Friday. Hontiveros said the observance of the International Women’s Day is an opportunity to raise awareness and strengthen the country’s commitment to the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals that specifically focuses on achieving gender equality and women’s empowerment. During the celebration, Hontiveros shares her own experience, challenges and success as a woman leader in the Philippines.