This booklet serves as a practical, relevant and handy reference on the nature of VAW, how it affects women and men's lives, why it happens and some guidance for those who help victims/ survivors and offenders. It is intended for use of the different frontline agencies addressing issues on VAW like the PNP, DSWD, DOH, DOJ, DILG, etc.

These case studies document the experiences of LGUs in different regions and in different levels of local governance. They are regarded as good practices in gender mainstreaming and were compiled to stress the importance of addressing gender issues in relation to development. The case studies provide important information and insights regarding the implementation of the GAD budget policy at the local level, strategies for and future outcomes of gender mainstreaming, and areas for future action. The compilation intends to provide guidance for other LGUs in the implementation of their gender and development activities.

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.

This publications contains the full text of the Republic Act No. 9262 also known as the "Anti-Violence Against Women and their children (VAWC) Act of 2004." It also contains the implementing rules and regulations for this law.

This appraisal report analyzes the issues and challenges the Philippine government faced in mainstreaming gender and in implementing the GAD Budget policy. This report also provides recommendations on how to improve or further engender budgeting systems and processes.

Joint Circular of DBM, NEDA and NCRFW. Contains the guidelines for the preparation of the annual Gender and Development (GAD) Plan and Budget and Accomplishment Report to implement the section on "Programs/Projects Related to GAD" of the General Appropriations Act.

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.

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


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.

The Gender Mainstreaming Resource Kit or GMRK is a compendium of tools for gender mainstreaming efforts of partners and government agencies. It includes a range of methods, techniques, know-how, practices and other ways through which gender mainstreaming can be integrated in development efforts and is addressed to GAD focal teams, trainers, advocates and champions in various government agencies, academic and training institutions and civil society organizations who engage government institutions in making their operations gender-responsive. Lastly, it serves as training and reference guide for their various advocacy and training activities and other gender mainstreaming strategies.