This case study documents the experience of the town of Infanta in enhancing gender-responsive local governance, as well as in promoting women’s economic empowerment.

This case study documents the was the experience of the women entrepreneurs in Cagbunga engaged in crabmeat pre-processing and the role of the Great Women Project (GWP) in creating a supportive political and social environment that helped empower the women entrepreneurs.

This case study highlights the experience that the key players in Bula, Metro Naga went through in creating the local enabling environment for WEE in partnership with the GWP. It covers project events from inception in 2006, its formal launching in March 2007, until September of 2009.

This case study looks into the entrepreneurial eff orts that had been initiated among women micro-entrepreneurs in Buenavista. It also highlights the role played by the LGU leadership and the GWP to support these efforts and how these helped the process of empowering women in the long term.

The city of Baybay was chosen as one of the pilot areas for the GREAT Women Project (GWP) mainly because of a convergence of partners for enterprise development, and the pressing women’s issues in the city. The City of Baybay has already developed plans and programs on gender, with both a GAD Code and a GAD Plan in place, even before GREAT Women Project implementation. In fact, Baybay City already appointed a GAD Focal Person who could start implementation of gender mainstreaming activities, women empowerment and women microentrepreneurs.

This case study documents the implementation of the Great Women Project in Barugo, Leyte and the emergence of a tripartite partnership among the LGU, the GWP and the Rungggiyan Social Development Foundation, Inc., a non-government organization promoting women’s welfare and development.

The case study documents changes among women in Balilihan, Buenavista and Jagna municipalities of Bohol through GREAT Women Project, a capacity development and governance project. The case study focuses on how the local enabling environment is gradually enabling the Balilihan Association of Women for Development (BAWOD) and the women involved in the local women-led handicraft-making enterrpise, known as tuhog-tuhog, to branch out into new enterprises and opportunities for women.

The kit on Gender Responsive Environment and Natural Resources Enterprises (GREEn) in the Philippines shows how to go about establishing various environmental enterprises, based on real-life models, as guide to new investors. It features 63 ongoing micro- and small enerprises (MSEs) of women and men entrepreneaurs.

The study on which the book is based, intends to determine whether the provisions of RA 7192 has been achieved among selected line agencies. It seeks to examine (1) if support for gender mainstreaming was given; and (2) whether or not women equally benefited and participated in the development process.

Memorandum Circular jointly issued by the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG), the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD), the Department of Health (DOH), the Department of Education (DepEd) and the Philippine Commission on Women (PCW), pursuant to Section 12 D.2 of the Implementing Rules and Regulations of RA 9710 to provide the guidelines and procedures for "Establishing a Violence Against Women (VAW) Desk in Every Barangay"