Publications

The case study is on the development of anahaw crafts-making enterprise in Capoocan, Leyte. It also highlights two of its crafts – paypay weaving and sadok making – as well as challenges faced by its producers. Anahaw craft-making is the only existing cottage industry in Brgy. Guinadiongan in Capoocan and a major economic opportunity for women in the area.

This case study features pandan handicrafts making in Baybay, Leyte. It describes the processes involved in pandan handicrafts making, the challenges faced by its weavers and potential areas that can be supported by various service providers. It likewise features the Uplifted Plaridel Women’s Association for Rural Development (UPWARD), the association of women pandan weavers organized in Baybay.

The case study trails the growth of the women-led roscas-making enterprise of Barugo, Leyte. It shows how convergence efforts of national agencies, the local government as well as civil society supported a family enterprise such as roscas-making into a community livelihood towards a commercial enterprise.

This edition of “Convergence for Women’s Economic Empowerment” features growing successes and views of GREAT Women Project partner institutions, women’s economic empowerment champions and Project-assisted women microentrepreneurs based on Project interviews and case documentation. This edition also features a situationer on women’s economic opportunities in the Philippines. It is hoped that these stories would inspire local governments, relevant national agencies, civil society organizations and the private sector to develop and support the women microentrepreneurs in building our national economy.

This case study summarizes the issues concerning women-led microenterprises, based on findings of national and regional indices on business and enterprise. These findings provide the bases why GREAT Women Project is pursuing women’s economic empowerment (WEE), and partly explain the Philippine Commission on Women-GREAT Women Project strategies for WEE.

This edition of “Convergence for Women’s Economic Empowerment” features growing successes and views of GREAT Women Project partner institutions, women’s economic empowerment champions and Project-assisted women microentrepreneurs based on Project interviews and case documentation. This edition also features a situationer on women’s economic opportunities in the Philippines. It is hoped that these stories would inspire local governments, relevant national agencies, civil society organizations and the private sector to develop and support the women microentrepreneurs in building our national economy.

The "Enhanced Gender Mainstreaming Evaluation Framework" is composed of two (2) sets of materials which are: A Handbook on the Application of the Enhanced Gender Mainstreaming Evaluation Framework; and the Toolkit on the Enhanced Gender Mainstreaming Evaluation Framework (insets). The GMEF is a tool to measure the extent of the gender mainstreaming efforts of organizations, both national government agencies (NGAs) and local government units (LGUs).

The "Enhanced Gender Mainstreaming Evaluation Framework" is composed of two (2) sets of materials which are: A Handbook on the Application of the Enhanced Gender Mainstreaming Evaluation Framework; and the Toolkit on the Enhanced Gender Mainstreaming Evaluation Framework (insets). The GMEF is a tool to measure the extent of the gender mainstreaming efforts of organizations, both national government agencies (NGAs) and local government units (LGUs).

The State of the Filipino Women Report chronicles the achievements of the administration of President Benigno Simeon C. Aquino III in bridging the gender gap and promoting gender equality and women’s empowerment.

The BPfA +20 Info Sheets present the highlights of the Philippine Progress Report on the Implementation of the 12 areas of concern of the BPfA. Each area of concern has its own info sheet that contains relevant statistics and key policies and programs adopted by the Philippine Government towards achieving the BPfA strategic objectives. Researchers who wish to view the detailed report are encouraged to refer to the Beijing Platform for Action - BPfA +20 Philippine Progress Report

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