This Philippine Progress Report on the Implementation of the BPfA and the Outcomes of the 23rd Special Session of the General Assembly is in preparation for the 20th Anniversary of the Fourth World Conference on Women, and the 59th Session of the UN Commission on the Status of Women in 2015.
A leaflet on Republic Act No. 9262 also known as the "Anti-Violence Against Women and their children (VAWC) Act of 2004." Contains answers to commonly asked questions about the law and violence against women. Also contains contact details of agencies and organizations that VAWC victims may approach for help.
This handbook provides the necessary information on how the stakeholders, particularly the LGUs, will develop and pass a GAD Code based on the gender issues and concerns in their respective localities based on consultation with their women constituents and the women's empowerment and gender equality agenda of the government. The GAD Code shall also serve as basis for identifying programs, activities, and projects on GAD. The book includes the Philippine Commission on Women's Memorandum Circular No. 2009-1 (Guidelines on the Formulation, Implementation, Monitoring and Evaluation of a Gender and Development Code). It consists of 6 parts: 1) Essential Elements of a GAD Code; 2) Recommended Process of GAD Code Formulation; 3) Organizing the GAD Code; 4) GAD-related Mandates and Frameworks; 5) Use of Gender-fair Language; 6) Glossary of GAD Terms; GAD Principles, GAD Concepts, and GAD Mechanisms.
The Women’s Empowerment, Development and Gender Equality Plan 2013−2016 is the fourth gender-focused plan formulated by the Philippines since 1989; the first ones being the Philippine Development Plan for Women (PDPW 1989−1992), the Philippine Plan for Gender-Responsive Development (PPGD 1995− 2025),and the Framework Plan for Women (FPW2004−2010).
This report discusses the significant changes in women’s status as workers, their emerging roles and programs designed for their increased participation of women in the labour force.
- The status of Filipino women in the labor force
- Emerging roles of Filipino women
- Employment programs
- General assessment and review of the status and roles of women in employment
This publication introduces the concepts of domestic violence and some of the situations of women in the country.
This material briefly explains the some concepts of sexual harassment and what can be done to avoid and fight it.
The Philippine Commission on Women-GREAT Women Project, partnered with the Protected Areas and Wildlife Bureau of the Department of Environment and Natural Resources in the development of this Tool Kit which aims to provide information to LGUs and protected area managers in preparing and developing their ecotourism management plans and ensuring that ecotourism strategies are gender responsive.
This brochure features the common service facilities, trade depots and display centers built for women entrepreneurs in local sites of the GREAT Women Project. These facilities are intended for consolidation, production, upgrading and marketing of women’s products.
This brochure provides a directory of enterprise desks in GREAT Women Project sites that can assist women microentrepreneurs with services and resources for their businesses.
It informs prospective women microentrepreneurs how to contact their respective local government units to access these common service facilities
This case study discusses capacity development on women’s economic empowerment (WEE) and the partnership of the Philippine Commission on Women-GREAT Women Project and the local government units of Iloilo Province and municipalites of Badiangan, Miag-ao and Pavia.