Dumaguete: Child-friendly awardee city

The Local Council for the Protection of Children passed the 2017 Child-Friendly Local Governance Audit conducted jointly by the Department of Interior and Local Government and Department of Social Welfare and Development based on the consistent delivery of social services on child and youth welfare.

The ceremony awarding Dumaguete as region 7’s must child-friendly city was held Tuesday at the Capitol Social Hall in Cebu City. Also present during the awarding are: DSWD Assistant Director Shalaine Marie Lucero, Councilor Lilani Ramon, Deped City Division Supt. Evangel Luminarias Dr. Maria Sarah B. Talla City, Social Welfare Office led by Rousanna V. Duran and Joel Delmo of the Youth Home.

Mayor Remollo accepts the award on behalf of the city government and the Local Council for the Protection of Children for adopting and implementing policies and programs that promote and enhance protection of children’s rights and welfare.