MAASIN CITY, Southern Leyte, March 9, (PIA) – The Philippine Commission on Women (PCW) announces the conduct of photo contest in celebration of the 2015 Women's Month this March.

Provincial Population Officer Velma P. Kangleon informed that the photo entries must capture the essential representation and role being played by Filipino women in leadership, power and decision making.

She said that this year's theme is dubbed as, "Juana, Desisyon Mo ay Mahalaga sa Kinabuikasan ng Bawat Isa, Ikaw Na!"

The contest is open to all Filipino amateur photo enthusiasts and entries are accepted starting February 6 until March 12, 2015.

Kangleon further said that each participant is allowed to submit a maximum of two entries only and must be submitted to "PCW will only accept entries submitted via email," Kangleon quoted.

In addition, entries to be submitted should include the following details: Name, sex, age, mailing address, contact number and occupation. Caption for the photo which must be accurate and complete enough to convey the circumstances in which the photograph was taken., where it was taken, when it was taken and the camera used.

The top 12 entries will win Php10,000 , it was learned further.

Interested contestants may visit for complete details on the said photo contest. (ajc/rgc/PIA8-SoLeyte)