This guidebook clarifies gender statistics amidst other statistics as well as explains the importance and uses of sex-disaggregated data in the various aspects of planning and program development, implementation, monitoring and evaluation. It guides researchers, planners and program implementers to a gender indicator system that will be useful to gender-responsive development planning.

This guidebook is aimed not only to contribute to the development and strengthening of gender-responsive databases at the local level but also to provide a guide for producing gender statistics necessary in formulating, implementing and monitoring a gender-responsive plan. It is designed mainly to benefit the LGUs, specifically the municipal and provincial planning development offices. It should also be useful for members of Regional Statistical Coordination Committees, researchers in the field of GAD, statisticians and academicians.

This guidebook is aimed primarily to help the agencies' Gender and Development (GAD) Focal Points, members of their technical working groups and other related GAD committees do their mainstreaming work. It presents the gender mainstreaming evaluation framework (GMEF) which can be used to track their progress and provides them with a holistic view of the gender mainstreaming process. It is most useful to technical people (e.g. planners, monitors, evaluators and analysts) who have a basic knowledge of GAD concepts. It is composed of three books: 1) The Rationale Behind Gender Mainstreaming, 2) Applying the Tool to Assess Gender Mainstreaming and 3)Using the Tool for Gender Mainstreaming

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.


This guidebook gleans from the experience of agencies that sought to transform themselves into more gender-responsive organizations through a review of their mandate, structure, leadership, culture, resources and other elements.

This tool has for its target users those involved in human resources management and development as well as members of the gender and development focal points in the various agencies.

A CSC-NCRFW publication, this compendium covers cases of sexual harassment decided by the Civil Service Commission, the Court of Appeals and the Supreme Court from 1994 to 2000. The reader is provided with an insight into how things stand in administrative and judicial tribunals relative to sexual harassment. In a sense, this compendium provides us a picture of how the fight against sexual harassment is going. It will also tell us what to do to win.

A tool to help GAD trainers in government agencies formulate their GAD training design and conduct their GAD training sessions. Includes as one of its parts, the Gender 101 or GAD Dictionary that defines basic concepts and terms in the source book and in most gender and development literature. It also contains a GAD Planning and Budgeting training module that will orient agencies on the drafting of a GAD plan and the utilization of a GAD budget to ensure that the effects will be most beneficial to women.

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.

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

A DBM-NCRFW publication, this primer provides budget analysts and local budget officers the mechanics on how to evaluate and review the various GAD budget proposals submitted by NGAs, GOCCs and LGUs.

A CSC-NCRFW publication, this manual provides the general principles to be followed when resolving sexual harassment cases and presents step-by-step procedure in handling complaints.