Laws, Issuances and other Legislation on Women

WHEREAS, Republic Act 9710 or the Magna Carta of Women upholds the right of women to protection and security in emergencies and armed conflict situations, and recognizes and supports the role of women in conflict-prevention, management, resolution and peacemaking;

WHEREAS, as Member State of the United Nations (UN), the Philippines is committed to implement UN Security Council Resolution (UNSCRs) Nos. 1325 (2000), 1820 (2008), 1888 (2009), 1889 (2009), 1960 (2010), 2106 (2013), 2122 (2013), and 2042 (2015) on women, peace and security;

Allowing Married Women to Retain and Use their Maiden Name in lieu of their Husband’s Surname in accordance to Existing Laws and Pertinent Jurisprudence

Date

12 October 2016

To:

All Government Departments including Attached Agencies, Bureaus and Offices; State Universities and Colleges (SUCs); Government Owned and/or Controlled Corporations (GOCCs); Other Government Instrumentalities, Private Institutions and All Others Concerned

Date

10 October 2016

To:

General Managers of Water Districts, the Administrator of the Local Water Utilities Administration, the Chairperson of the Commission on Audit and All Others Concerned

Subject:  :

Extension of the Moratorium on the PCW Review and Endorsement of Local Water District Annual Gender and Development Plans and Budgets

Preparation and Online Submission of FY 2018 Gender and Development (GAD) Plans and Budgets and FY 2016 GAD Accomplishment Reports and Other Matters

 

Date

30 September 2016

To:

All Heads of Executive Departments, Agencies, Bureaus, Offices, State Universities and Colleges (SUCs), Government Owned and/or Controlled Corporations (GOCCs), Legislative and Judiciary Branches, Constitutional Bodies, Other Government Instrumentalities and All Others Concerned

Updating of GAD Focal Point System (GFPS) Profile and Database

The Philippine Commission on Women (PCW) reminds heads of agencies to establish and strengthen their GAD Focal Point System based on the Magna Carta of Women and PCW Circular No. 2011-01. The GFPS is an interacting and interdependent group of people in all government agencies tasked to catalyze and accelerate gender mainstreaming within the agency. The GFPS is expected to advocate, guide, coordinate, and monitor the development, implementation, review and updating of their GAD plans and GAD-related programs, activities and projects (PAPs).

Use of the Enhanced Gender Mainstreaming Evaluation Framework (GMEF)

MEMORANDUM  CIRCULAR  NO. 2016-03

TO: Heads of Executive Departments, Attached Agencies, Bureaus, Offices, State Universities and Colleges (SUCs), Government Owned and/or Controlled Corporations (GOCCs), Legislative and Judiciary Branches, Constitutional Bodies, and All Others Concerned

SUBJECT: Use of the Enhanced Gender Mainstreaming Evaluation Framework (GMEF)

DATE: 27 May 2016

Guidelines for the Creation, Strengthening and Institutionalization of a Regional Gender and Development Committee under the Regional Development Council

JOINT MEMORANDUM CIRCULAR No. 2016-01

TO         :   Chairpersons of Regional Development Councils and NEDA Regional Directors

SUBJECT :      Guidelines for the Creation, Strengthening and Institutionalization of a Regional Gender and Development Committee under the Regional Development Council

DATE       :     28 March 2016

1.0    BACKGROUND

2016 National Women’s Month Celebration

MEMORANDUM  CIRCULAR  NO.  2016-02

TO:     All Heads of Executive Departments, Agencies, Bureaus, Offices, State Universities and Colleges (SUCs), Government Owned and/or Controlled Corporations (GOCCs), Legislative and Judiciary Branches, Constitutional Bodies, Local Government Units (LGUs), Other Government Instrumentalities and All Others Concerned

SUBJECT:     2016 National Women’s Month Celebration

DATE:    15 February 2016
 

Use of the All-Women Cast Lupang Hinirang Music Video

TO:

All Heads of Executive Departments, Agencies, Bureaus, Offices, State Universities and Colleges (SUCs), Government Owned and/or Controlled Corporations (GOCCs), Legislative and Judiciary Branches, Constitutional Bodies, Local Government Units (LGUs), Other Government Instrumentalities and All Others Concerned

SUBJECT:

Amendments to PCW-DILG-DBM-NEDA JMC No. 2013-01: Guidelines on the Localization of the Magna Carta of Women

Amendments to PCW-DILG-DBM-NEDA JMC No. 2013-01: Guidelines on the Localization of the Magna Carta of Women

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