[From the web] BJMP Gears for Gender-responsive Jails -balayph.net

BJMP Gears for Gender-responsive Jails

May 23, 2012

Amid the bureau’s intensified efforts in ensuring utmost jail security nationwide, it stays focused on working for a gender-sensitive jail management. A workshop on gender issues affecting jail management shall convene 20 officials of the Bureau of Jail Management and Penology (BJMP) today at Olongapo City. The event is sponsored by Balay Rehabilitation Center, Inc., a non-government organization and long-time partner of the BJMP in its programs for the inmates’ welfare and development.

“We are working on strengthening our officers’ awareness and responsiveness to gender issues confronting BJMP”, said Jail Senior Superintendent Nida Gacutan-Ramos, Director for Inmates’ Welfare and Development (IWD) and acting chair of the bureau’s Gender Awareness and Development (GAD) Focal Point.

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