This publication presents the simultaneous experiments participated by students on the effects of integration of sex-role concepts in the syllabus of their respective classes on students’ values and attitudes. This experiment (Phase II) participated by some 500 public and private students at the elementary, secondary and tertiary levels were done from July to November 1984.   Results showed that at the end of the semester, the group of students emerged from their classes with more positive outlook towards the roles of men and women in the Philippines today.

This publication discuses women’s role and status in the community and how this status had changes over the decade. It also presented the analysis of women’s situation in education, in employment, in public affairs and in health. Moreover, problematic situations of women in the society is also included as well as the strategies to overcome these obstacle to improve the roles and status focusing on educations program and implementation/review of existing legislations.

This publication highlights the women’s participation in the health care and welfare services sector. Moreover, it discusses the present general health and welfare programs of the country, status and participation of women in these general and special programs and significant changes that took place during the UN decade for Women in the health and welfare sectors in relation to women as beneficiaries of health programs and as agents in the delivery of health and welfare services. Additionally it presents the problems and obstacle that limit women’s participation.


This publication highlights the women’s participation in the public affairs sector. Moreover, it specifically discusses the participation of women in public affairs as decision-makers within the sphere of business and home management, politics, civic life where they are involved as public officials, voters, political candidates and citizen.

  • women in top-level positions
  • women in middle management
  • women as individual, family and community decision-makers

This publication highlights the women’s participation in the educational sector. Moreover, it specifically highlights women as beneficiaries of education, women as educators and administrators or agents of educational services. A general assessment or review of the status and role of Filipino women in the field of education during the decade is also included.


  • Women as beneficiaries of education
  • Women as educators and administrators

This book introduces the National Commission on the Role of Filipino Women. It discusses the Commission’s policies and legislations, major programs, research projects, its Clearinghouse and Information Center on Women, participation in the World Conference for the UN decade of women, seminars/workshops conducted and involvement in other socio-cultural activities.  It also highlights the commission’s ten year photo folio (1975 – 1985).

This study looks through the status of women and employment policies relationships. It explains thoroughly the laws that prohibit discrimination among women with regards to employment. It presents the statistical data comparing men and women in terms of employment status, urban and rural based employment during the fourth quarter of 1978 among others. Lastly, it gives recommendation on the current status of women with regards to employment.


Posters developed by the DOLE-OSHC for the GREAT Women Project.