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GAD Code Guidelines

This handbook provides the necessary information on how the stakeholders, particularly the LGUs, will develop and pass a GAD Code based on the gender issues and concerns in their respective localities based on consultation with their women constituents and the women's empowerment and gender equality agenda of the government. The GAD Code shall also serve as basis for identifying programs, activities, and projects on GAD. The book includes the Philippine Commission on Women's Memorandum Circular No. 2009-1 (Guidelines on the Formulation, Implementation, Monitoring and Evaluation of a Gender and Development Code). It consists of 6 parts: 1) Essential Elements of a GAD Code; 2) Recommended Process of GAD Code Formulation; 3) Organizing the GAD Code; 4) GAD-related Mandates and Frameworks; 5) Use of Gender-fair Language; 6) Glossary of GAD Terms; GAD Principles, GAD Concepts, and GAD Mechanisms.

Responding to Gender-based Violence in Disasters

A collection of presentations and materials developed by the the DSWD, UNFPA, WFS, IASC Sub-Working Group on Gender and Humanitarian Action Taking, for addressing gender-based violence in disaster-stricken areas.

The Philippine Guidelines on the Protection of the Rights of the Trafficked Women

The PCW in coordination with the IACAT and in consultation with women's organizations and women survivors of trafficking, developed the "Philippine Guidelines on the Protection of the Rights of Trafficked Women". The Guidelines will serve as resource tool for service providers, practitioners and implementing agencies providing anti-trafficking services in ensuring a more comprehensive, practical, supportive and gender-responsive management of cases of trafficked women.

Enhanced Gender Mainstreaming Evaluation Framework (GMEF)

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).

Barangay Protection Order : a primer

This publication is intended as a concise reference material for use of barangay officials in dealing with VAW cases as stipulated in RA 9262 or the "Anti-Violence Against Women and Their Children Act of 2004." It provides answers to a list of commonly asked questions regarding the law and how to implement it.

Moving Forward with GAD: A Handbook on Gender and Development for the Sanggunian Committee on Women and Family

This guide aims to provide a structured approach to inculcating gender-responsiveness in local governments. It initially defines gender and development, the issues affecting women and families, and the role and mandate of the Sanggunian. It then discusses how the committee members can push the GAD agenda through policy making, planning and budgeting and cites the success of similar LGUs. Finally, it stresses the importance of network building as a source strength and support.

Barangay to the Rescue: Handbook for Handling Cases of Domestic Violence in the Barangay

This handbook provides the basic procedural guide for barangay officials in preventing domestic violence and protecting survivors.

Mainstreaming Gender in Development Planning: Framework and Guidelines

This manual aims to guide development planners on ways of mainstreaming gender in every phase of the development planning process, namely: (a) identification of issues and challenges, goals and objectives, targets, policies and strategies, programs and projects, implementation mechanism; and (b) monitoring and evaluation.

2001 Statistical Handbook on Violence Against Women and Children

This publication presents the 2001 statistics on the prevalence of violence against women and children based on data gathered from administrative in-take forms used by various government and non-government agencies in handling cases of VAWC.

Guidelines for Integrating Gender Concerns in the Development Processes: A Manual for the Philippine Development Plan for Women Implementation in Northern Mindanao
The manual is a product of a one-year pilot testing project on the required processes and mechanisms for the Philippine Development Plan for Women in the effort to implement R.A. 7192 in Northern Mindanao (Region X). Applicable to both spatial and socio-economic gender-responsive planning, programming, and monitoring, these guidelines will not supplant but enhance the effectiveness of existing development guidelines at the regional and local levels. Each chapter is independent of one another; hence, development planners can use this in any phase of the development process.</p>