BAGUIO CITY: This city was named most child-friendly local government unit (Lgu) in the Cordillera Administrative Region (Car) during the culminating activity of the Children’s Month celebration. Followed by Tabuk City for the component city category; La Trinidad, Benguet and Balbalan, Kalinga tied for the 1st to 3rd class
municipality category; while the municipality of Sabangan, Mountain Province for the 4th to 6th class municipality category. The annual search for child-friendly LGUs aims to encourage local governments to enhance their development activities for children and to prioritize the needs of the youth in their communities.
Gaby B. Keith