Publications by format

Title Summary Published
Domestic violence

This publication introduces the concepts of domestic violence and some of the situations of women in the country.

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Environment and Social Management Guidelines

The Environment and Social Management Guidelines (ESMG) for PCW and its partners is a tool for assessing programs and projects for microenterprises that are not covered by the DENR’s Environmental Impact Assessment System. It is a set of guidelines in assessing the gender-responsiveness and environmental soundness of micro and small enterprises (specifically those that are women-led).

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Gender and Financial Literacy Training Manual

The National Anti-Poverty Commission, together with the Philippine Commission on Women, through the GREAT Women Project, developed the Gender and Financial Literacy Training Manual to enhance the capacities of trainers to deliver financial literacy training using a gender perspective and to increase on gender dimension of work, gender in microfinance, women’s empowerment through microfinance and microenterprise development programs, financial and risk management with gender perspective, and GAD training skills.

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Gender-responsive Toolkit on Ecotourism Planning and Management

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.

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Sexual harassment

This material briefly explains the some concepts of sexual harassment and what can be done to avoid and fight it.

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Women workers in the Philippines

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
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Domestic Workers Count Too: Implementing Protections for Domestic Workers - a Briefing Kit

The kit makes a compelling normative and development case for protecting domestic workers, based on interviews with governments, workers and employers from Bolivia, New York State in the USA, the Philippines and South Africa. It outlines the normative framework to promote and protect the rights of domestic workers and demonstrates how this can be operationalized, drawing on promising national practice worldwide, that embodies these standards and lessons learned from the same. 2013. UN Women. 64 p.

2013
CEDAW Report Brief

This report summarizes the Philippine experience in carrying out the Women’s Convention (1996-2004). It discusses the milestones that have been made during the period that made a difference in the lives of Filipino women. Moreover, it list the significant achievements met in line with the 16 articles of Women’s convention. It also includes Filipino women factsheets reports on overseas employment, violence against women, labor and employment, politics and governance, population, families and households, education and training, and health and nutrition.

2006
CEDAW Report Brief

This report summarizes the Philippine experience in carrying out the Women’s Convention (1996-2004). It discusses the milestones that have been made during the period that made a difference in the lives of Filipino women. Moreover, it list the significant achievements met in line with the 16 articles of Women’s convention. It also includes Filipino women fact sheets reports on overseas employment, violence against women, labor and employment, politics and governance, population, families and households, education and training, and health and nutrition.

2006
ASEAN committee on women: 30 years after …

Efforts among ASEAN women to work at a regional level for gender equality goals and women’s advancement has been driven by the Declaration of ASEAN Concord’s call for the “support for active involvement of all sectors and levels of ASEAN communities, particularly of women and youth development efforts.” This is a compilation of summary reports on the meeting of ASEAN women from 1975 to 2005.

Contents

2005
Understanding violence against women, core messages for services, training, education and advocacy

This booklet hopes to contribute to better understand the issues on Violence Against Women. This is a practical, relevant and handy ready reference on the nature of VAW, how it affects women and men’s lives, why it happen and some guidelines for those who help both victims/survivors and offenders.

2005
Reports on the State of Filipino Women 2001-2003

This report highlights the progress made on key areas affecting the lives of Filipino women including the remaining issues and concerns that needs to be addressed.

2004
National summit of women local chief executives and legislator: theme: building partnerships towards gender responsive local governance

This is a compilation of messages of different prominent people supporting the National Summit of Women Local Chief Executives and Legislator, 2003. (Program souvenir).

 

2003
Gender responsive local planning and budgeting: a guidebook for beginners

This guidebook explains the importance of gender mainstreaming in local development planning and budgeting; enumerates guidelines in adopting gender responsive strategies and programs in the preparation of local plans and budget; and includes tips on how to implement the government’s gender equality policy as mandated under the Women in development and nation building Act (RA 7192) and other laws.

Contents

2002
2001 statistical handbook on violence against women and children

This is book contains statistical reports of cases on violence against women and children 1997-1999. It provides statistics on the prevalence of violence against women and children. It is useful to the government, private and non-government organizations in establishing a baseline from which projections could be made to improve the present situation of Filipino women and children.

Contents

  • Violence against women
  • Child abuses
2001
Glossary on Violence against women and children and other related concepts (for statistical purposes)

This glossary consists terms and terminology on violence against women and children based on the prevailing law of the Philippines, United Nation Convention on the Elimination of All forms of Discrimination against Women (CEDAW) and UN Convention on the Rights of the Child (CRC).

Contents

  • Violence against women  - basic terms, VAW forms
  • Child abuse - basic terms, forms of child abuse
2001
How to be a Gender-Responsive Legislator

This handbook provides legislators with fundamental information on gender and development in the context of lawmaking.

2001
Transforming women’s lives: the Philippine experience (Country report June 2000)

This is an assessment report of the 5 year implementation of the Platform for Action (PFA) a platform crafted to for the equality, development and peace for all women.

  • Taking Stock
  • Achievements in the implementation of the 12 areas of concern
  • Achievement in the implementation of the 14 specific commitments
  • Challenges
  • Future actions
2000
Handbook of Gender Responsive Participatory Tools for Community-Based Forest Management

This handbook contains tools for mainstreaming gender and development in Community-Based Forest Management. It supports the development principle that real development happens in people, and must therefore include a process of engaging the active participation of people as change agents themselves.

1999
Planning and budgeting for gender equality: the Philippine experience

This report presents the Philippine planning and budgeting for general equality experience since the adoption of the GAD budget policy in 1995, with a particular emphasis in the 1999 GAD budget. 

Contents

  • The GSD budget experience (1995-1999)
  • Sectoral analysis of the 1999 GAD budget
1999
The economic costs of violence against women

This paper attempts to identify and quantify the economic cost of VAW. These costs are only those reported by the victims and the agencies, such as medical expenses for the treatment of VAW cases and institutional budgets of the department of social welfare, health and the police force.

  • Measuring the manifestations of VAW
  • Introduction
  • Policy issues and gaps
1999
Adolescent sexuality

Filipino youth faces multiple crossroads as they reach adolescent period. In this stage many youngsters engage in sexual activity.

This publication discusses adolescent sexuality and the emerging policy issues on adolescent sexuality.

Contents

  • Adolescent sexuality
  • The emerging policy issues on adolescent sexuality.

 

1998
Ang batas laban sa panggagahasa (Republic Act. Nos. 8353 at 8505, at mga kaugnay na batas at desisyon ng Korte Suprema) : isang praymer

This publication introduces the concepts of rape, the laws that can be used against rape and the different processes a victim underwent and must done after the incident.

  • R.A.8353

  • R.A.8505

1998
Guidelines for integrating concerns in the development processes: a manual for the Philippine Development Plan for women implementation in Northern Mindanao

This manual contains the processes and mechanism for the Philippine Development Plan for Women in Northern Mindanao to implement R.A. 7192.   

Contents

  • Conceptual framework on gender and development in regional development planning
  • Training and advocacy on gender and development
  • GAD/POPDEV/Integrating in physical/socio-economic planning
  • GAD integration in investment programming and project development
  • Monitoring and evaluation
  • Statistical Information System
  • Institutional mechanism
1998
Question and answer on the implementation of the GAD budget policies

This manual provides guidelines and helpful information on the recommended types and schemes of Income-Generating Projects (IGP’s) adoptable for women. It also enumerates the criteria in the preparation of project documents on IGP’s. Additionally, tips on project appraisal and suggested procedures for submitting, appraising and approving projects were also stated. It also discusses the analysis and findings of the development and implementation of Income-Generating Projects which studied by for the five years.

1998
The National Health Insurance Law and the Civil Service Code: a review of specific provisions applicable to women

This paper attempts to identify provisions in the National Health Insurance (NHI) Law (Republic Act 7875) which neglect, disregard or out rightly discriminate against women’s needs and rights. Additionally,  the question to whether the civil service provision for women in public service institutions are consistent with the Philippine Plan for Gender-responsive development (PPGRD) upon reviewing the NHI Law and its implementing rules and regulation was also formulated and later answer in this material.

1998
Towards a gender-sensitive community-based forest management program

This publication explains how community based forest management (CBFM) strategies provide a receptive terrain for entry of gender-sensitive development. Through the policy setting of CBFM, gender gaps will be sealed and livelihood opportunities will be open to upland communities without discrimination.

1998
Towards a gender-sensitive workplace: integrating women’s concerns in the occupational safety and health standards

This publication discusses women’s issues regarding their health and safety when at work. It also explains what the government can do to ensure and eliminate these problems, specifically redefining the Occupational safety and health standards of the Philippines.

1998
Gender Mainstreaming: a handbook for local development workers

This handbook is a “how to” document that contains guidelines that are recommended as a course of action for gender mainstreaming processes. This also targets local development workers in between, that is those who were already exposed to the concepts and theories of gender mainstreaming and yet have difficulties in developing and carrying out activities on this matter.

Contents

  • Gender mainstreaming: from global to grassroots
  • Mainstreaming GAD into the development planning cycle
1997
Ang plano ng Pilipinas sa pag-unlad na tumutugon sa pangangailangang pangkasarian (1995-2025) = Philippine plan for gender-responsive development, 1995-2025

This booklet explains the Philippine plan for gender-responsive development for 1995-2025. It briefly enumerates the different laws that will enhance women empowerment and strategies of Philippine Plan for Gender Development (PPGD) among others.

  • Ang Philippine Plan for Gender Development (PPGD)
  • Masakit na katotohanan
  • Pag-unlad na pabor sa babae
  • Planong may pagsaalang-alang sa kinabukasan
1996
Filipino women migrants: a statistical factbook

This factbook contains statistical report of Filipino Women Migrants from 1990-1994.

Contents

  • Women overseas contract workers

  • Women emigrants

1996
ASEAN women a statistical factbook

This book presents statistical reports of demographic profile, education, health, employment, public life of Southeast Asian women. Countries included in the statistics are Brunei Darussalam, Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines, Singapore and Thailand year 1985 and 1990.

 

Contents

1995
Philippine country report on women 1986-1995

This booklet reports the status of women from 1985-1995. It also highlights the different issues and role of women in the Philippines (e.i. women role as power sharers and decision makers, women’s right, women and poverty, economic development and women, education and employment, health and violence)

1995
Trends in women’s employment in the regions 1991-1994

This book presents statistical data sets generated by National Statistics Office (NSO) from 1991 and 1994 of integrated survey of households of Filipino women. It includes tables on labor force participation, employment, marital status and household headship as well as occupational and industrial characteristics.

Content

1995
Women and environment

This is pamphlet discusses the present state of the environment more specifically in the Philippines. Additionally, it explains the relationships of women to environment and what are the women’s roles in the environment protection and preservation program of the government and other private agencies.

1995
Women and politics

This publication introduces the issues of women in politics. It also discusses the state of women in the prevailing politics, her participation, and her representation.

1995
Women in agriculture: the Philippine case

This publication contains assessment report of Filipino women in the agricultural sector. It also contains statistical report on the topic and annexes regarding projects or initiatives elicited during group interviews and regional consultations, future strategic goals and activities and corresponding financial requirements, issues and strategies identified during regional group interviews and consultative meetings held in March 1994.

  •  Review and appraisal: the situation in the early eighties

  • Programs, projects and initiatives

1994
Women and population

This primer clarifies some information about population problem in the Philippines. It discusses some of controversial issues on population and the women part as this issue.

1993
Women overseas workers

This publication consists of statistical data about women abroad. It answers the questions why do they keep going abroad, what problems they faced here and abroad upon leaving and what actions do the government take to help distressed women abroad are among others.

Contents

  • What is an OCW?
  • How much do they earn?
  • What are some of the reasons for working abroad?
  • What problems of women OCWs encounter? How can they be avoided?
  • What are the effects of working abroad?

Includes pamphlet

1993
Integrating gender and development in local legislation and policy formulation

This publication is a step-by-step guide in administering the training in gender and development in local officials. It consists of 11 modules which were used to introduce the concepts related to gender and development and craft ordinances, resolutions or policies that are both gender-sensitive and gender-responsive. 

  • Manifestation of gender bias
  • Women and governance
  • Legal mandates for gender and development
  • Tools for analyzing community issues
  • Drafting of ordinances and executive issuances
1992
Statistics on the Filipino women

This book presents statistical reports on Filipino women prepared by the National Statistics Office. This publication attempts to portray the status of women in relation to man in four major topics: demographic profile, social sector, economic sector and special concerns.  Most of the date used covers the last three decades.

 

Contents

1992
Women in development

This pamphlet is a compilation of three speeches delivered by Comm. Jurgette Honculada during the “Pista ng Kababaihan, March 8,1989”; Dr. Patricia B. Licuanan and Sen. Santanina T. Rasual during the ASEAN Women’s Programme, January 24, 1990.

Contents

  • Why do we celebrate March 8?
  • The challenges we face in the ASEAN women’s programme
  • Equality, development and women in ASEAN

 

1990
More alike that different: women, mend and gender as social construction

This material explicitly explains the difference between sex and gender. It aims to clarify this distinction and its implication for both of its present situations. Moreover, it is described here how gender is manifested in the society, how it is commonly explained and how it is explain in a more contemporary social theory.

  • Sex and gender: what they are, how they differ
  • Gender subordination
  • Gender subordination through history
  • Gender and socialization
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Highlights of the Philippine Development Plan for Women, 1989-1992

This book contains the major instrument for integrating women in development. It highlights the three sectors namely economic, social and the special concern sector which is important in building the Philippine Development Plan for Women (PDPW). This book also contains major implementing programs and projects of PDPW, their objectives, estimated cost, area coverage and lead agencies.

Contents

1989
Filipinas for sale: an alternative Philippine report on women and tourism

This publication is a report that traces and exposes the roots of Filipina’s particular oppression and exploitation in the past ten years that is 1976-1985. More specifically detailing the state of Pilipino women who engages in of prostitution and mail to order brides. 

Contents

  • Government policy
  • Tourism figures
  • Mechanics of prostitution
  • Forms of prostitution
  • Hidden cost of tourism
  • The social and cultural cost
  • Government response
  • NGO response
1986
Life in the assembly line: an alternative Philippine report on women industrial workers

This publication is a report that traces and exposes the roots of Filipina’s particular oppression and exploitation in the past ten years that is 1976-1985. Specifically, on the state of Pilipino women working in the industrial sectors specifically factories.

  • Export oriented industries within the decade
  • The present conditions of Filipino industrial women workers
  • Decade responses
  • The struggle ahead
1986
Too little, too late: an alternative Philippine report on government initiatives for women

This publication is a report that traces and exposes the roots of Filipina’s particular oppression and exploitation in the past ten years that is 1976-1985. Specifically, this paper analyses the official policy statement on women found in the national Five-year Development Plans (1978-1982 and 1983-1987) and their applications and implications on government initiatives. Moreover, it assesses the NCRFW’s major grassroots PROGRAM, THE Balikatan sa Kaunlaran (BSK).

Contents:

1986
Towards our own image: an alternative Philippine report on women and media

This publication is a report that traces and exposes the roots of Filipina’s particular oppression and exploitation in the past ten years that is 1976-1985. This paper however analyses the different  portrayal and role of Pilipino women in the different forms media in the Philippines.

1986
Women of the soil

This publication is a report that traces and exposes the roots of Filipina’s particular oppression and exploitation in the past ten years that is 1976-1985. This paper studied the state of women in the rural area, particularly their roles in and outside their homes. Moreover, this paper explore the issues and situation of women working in an agricultural industry.

1986
Contributions of Filipino women scientists and technologists to national development

A survey was conducted to know the participation of women in the field of science and technology. This survey highlighted the contributions of women and determined the factors that limit their progress. In the end, recommendations were made in order to overcome the limitations considered to hinder women in progress.

Contents

1985
Economic refugees: a voyage of the commoditized (an alternative Philippine report on migrant women workers)

This report hopes to that by tracing and exposing the roots of the Filipina’s particular oppression and exploitation in the past ten years, solutions and strategies can be effectively mapped out. The writer traces the different experience of Filipina migrant workers in the different country such as Hongkong, Singapore, Japan, Middle East (Saudi Arabia, Europe).

Contents

1985
Effects of integration of sex-role concepts in the syllabus on the values and attitudes of students

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.

1985
Filipino women in education

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.

Contents

  • Women as beneficiaries of education
  • Women as educators and administrators
1985
Filipino women in health care and welfare services

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.

 

1985
Filipino women in public affairs

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
1985
Manual on guidelines and procedures for participation of women in income-generating projects

This manual provides guidelines and helpful information on the recommended types and schemes of Income-Generating Projects (IGP’s) adoptable for women. It also enumerates the criteria in the preparation of project documents on IGP’s. Additionally, tips on project appraisal and suggested procedures for submitting, appraising and approving projects were also stated. It also discusses the analysis and findings of the development and implementation of Income-Generating Projects which studied by for the five years.

1985
Quantification of housework

This study seeks to measure the value of housework done by women, specifically correlation of different kinds of housework to the status of women by age, education, area of work and salary were among others.  This study was done thru the use of statistical data from the third quarter of 1982.

1985
The women’s decade in the Philippines: analysis of significant changes in women’s role and status

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.

1985
The Women’s decade in the Philippines: focus on the National Commission on the Role of Filipino Women

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).

1985
Discrimination against women and employment policies

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.

Contents

1982