The National Women’s Month is celebrated during the first week of March of every calendar year as part of the worldwide observance of International Women’s Day (Pursuant to Proclamation No. 224 s. 1988 and Republic Act (RA) 6949 s. 1990). The Philippine Commission on Women, Memorandum Circular No. 2023-01 encourages all government agencies to organize and conduct activities related to this year’s theme “We for Gender Equality and Inclusive Society”. In appreciation and recognition of their roles and contribution to the growth and development in society as well as progress of our country.

In observance of the 2023 Women’s Month Celebration, the Metro Bangued Water District Gender and Development Committee launched the distribution of hygiene kits and bottled water mainly to female concessionaires. The said kits which included disposable masks and alcohol will help prevent the development and spread of illness and diseases. In line with the Metro Bangued Water District’s mission, to provide adequate, safe and potable drinking water to its concessionaires, the MBWD GAD committee also distributed bottled water.