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Addressing Gender and Enterprise Challenges of the Bamboo Craft Industry in Leyte

The case study discusses the development of bamboo craft enterprises in Tanauan, Leyte. It
also highlights the division of labor between women and men as well as challenges faced by
microenterpreneurs in bamboo craft making

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Brewing Growth for Women’s Ginger-based Enterprises: Gender-Responsive Value Chain Analysis of Badiangan’s Ginger Brew Industry

This case study highlights the role of as well as challenges faced by women and men in the ginger brew industry of Badiangan, Iloilo. The GREAT Women Project supported the Municipality of Badiangan to create a local enabling environment responsive to ginger brew producers.

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Building Women-led Enterprises Through Gender-Responsive Interventions: Results of Partnership between PCW-GREAT Women Project and DTI

This case study shares the results of GREAT Women Project interventions in the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI). Through the project, DTI, its bureaus and attached agencies, harmonized their programs and services in support of women microentrepreneurs in the local project sites and developed the Gender-Responsive Value Chain Analysis (GR-VCA) to determine women and men’s roles, profits, opportunities and constraints in the value chain of subsector enterprises. DTI likewise mainstreamed gender in its organization through influencing the National Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises Development Plan 2010-2016, strengthening its GAD Focal Point System and GAD Plan, among other initiatives.

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Development of A Gender and Financial Literacy Module: Results of the Partnership Between the PCW-GREAT Women Project and NAPC

This case study shares the results of Philippine Commission on Women-GREAT Women Project interventions in the National Anti-Poverty Commission (NAPC). Through the project, NAPC developed a training module ensure gender-responsiveness in the development and implementation of microfinance programs and services to women microentrepreneurs. NAPC likewise mainstreamed gender in its organization through the development of policies that would ensure women’s participation in decision-making in the basic sectors and indicators in cognizance of the Magna Carta of Women.

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Envisioning Good Governance in Buenavista: Results of Partnership between PCW-GREAT Women Project and Buenavista LGU

This case study shares the immediate results of GREAT Women Project interventions in the Municipality of Buenavista in Bohol. Through the project, the LGU improved its governance processes through transparent, participatory and gender-responsive decisionmaking processes, consequently, resulting to gender-responsive policies, plans and programs.

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Molding the Pottery-Making Industry of Pavia: Gender-Results Value Chain Analysis of A Women-led Pottery Enterprise

This case study highlights the role of women and men in the pottery industry of Pavia, Iloilo as well as the challenges faced by the Pandac Pikpik Koron (PPPK), a women’s pottery association in the locality. The GREAT Women Project supported the Municipality of Pavia to create a local enabling environment responsive to the PPPK and other pottery makers.

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Republic Act No. 9262: a Briefer

A leaflet on Republic Act No. 9262 also known as the "Anti-Violence Against Women and their children (VAWC) Act of 2004." Contains answers to commonly asked questions about the law and violence against women. Also contains contact details of agencies and organizations that VAWC victims may approach for help.

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Upscaling Baybay’s Pandan Weaving Handicrafts: Gender-Responsive Value Chain Analysis of Pandan Handicrafts

This case study features pandan handicrafts making in Baybay, Leyte. It describes the processes involved in pandan handicrafts making, the challenges faced by its weavers and potential areas that can be supported by various service providers. It likewise features the Uplifted Plaridel Women’s Association for Rural Development (UPWARD), the association of women pandan weavers organized in Baybay.

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Weaving Dreams for Anahaw Craft Makers: Gender-Responsive Value Chain Analysis of Anahaw Enterprises in Capoocan, Leyte

The case study is on the development of anahaw crafts-making enterprise in Capoocan, Leyte. It also highlights two of its crafts – paypay weaving and sadok making – as well as challenges faced by its producers. Anahaw craft-making is the only existing cottage industry in Brgy. Guinadiongan in Capoocan and a major economic opportunity for women in the area.

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Factsheets on Filipino Women and Men

Generally, the Factsheets present statistical information from past to the latest available data, to show trends. Specifically, the Factsheets contain statistics on the following:

Philippines in the Global Arena Politics and Governance
Population, Families & Households Violence Against Women (VAW)
Labor, Employment & Economic Participation Women’s Empowerment
Overseas Employment Health and Family Planning
Agriculture Education
2017
Occupational safety tips: OSHC and GREAT Women Project fact sheets 2009
Republic Act No. 7877: a Briefer

A leaflet on Republic Act No. 7877 also known as the "Anti-Sexual Harassment Act of 1995." Contains answers to commonly asked questions about the law and sexual harassment. Also contains contact details of agencies and organizations that sexual harassment victims may approach for help.

2007
Republic Act No. 8353: a Briefer

A leaflet on Republic Act No. 8353 also known as the "Anti-Rape Law of 1997." Contains answers to commonly asked questions about the law and rape as a public crime. Also contains contact details of agencies and organizations that rape victims may approach for help.
 

2007
Republic Act No. 9208: a Briefer

A leaflet on Republic Act No. 9208 also known as the "Anti-Trafficking in Persons Act of 2003." Contains answers to commonly asked questions about the law and human trafficking. Also contains contact details of agencies and organizations that human trafficking victims may approach for help.
 

2007
Republic Act No. 9262: a Briefer

A leaflet on Republic Act No. 9262 also known as the "Anti-Violence Against Women and their children (VAWC) Act of 2004." Contains answers to commonly asked questions about the law and violence against women. Also contains contact details of agencies and organizations that VAWC victims may approach for help.
 

2007
CEDAW fact sheets

A compilation of Philippine statistical data covering the areas of concerns stipulated in the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Violence Against Women (CEDAW) namely health and nutrition, education and training, population, families and households, politics and governance, labor and employment, violence against women, and overseas employment.

2006