This publication contains the report on the agencies' compliance to the Gender and Development (GAD) Budget Policy. It covers the year 2001.

This book traces the long and varied history of the NCRFW from its early days as a rather traditional women's organization to its pioneering work in envisioning gender mainstreaming and striving to put that vision into concrete practice. UNIFEM support to NCRFW over much of its history and for the writing of this monograph stems from a shared sense of mission in weaving both women and gender perspectives into the heart of the development and decision making processes.

This discusses how the Philippine government translated the BPA commitments into concrete measures and initiatives for women five years after Beijing.

This set of covers laws enacted from 1900 to 2000, and provide a gender analysis of about 14,958 statutes. It serves as an essential tool for legislators, gender and development advocates and lay readers in the struggle for gender responsive legislation towards women's empowerment.

Vol. I - contains the annotated list of laws.
Vol. II - contains the full text of the laws

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

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. 


  • The GSD budget experience (1995-1999)
  • Sectoral analysis of the 1999 GAD budget

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.

This report represents the result of the rapid field appraisal (RFA) of women and gender-responsive initiatives in four selected regions, namely, Regions VI, XII, XIII (or CARAGA) and ARMM. It also contains analytical profiles of gender-responsive and GAD-related initiatives and inventory of GAD-related resources.

Toward a Gender-Responsive Legislation aims to assist legislators in making legislative systems and processes gender-responsive. Acknowledging the key role of legislation in promoting gender and development, the NCRFW embarked on a two-year project which now finds expression in this 2-volume publication.

This book contains a compilation of statistics on women in population, families and households, labor and employment, education, health and public life. It includes a trend analysis as well as a set of statistical tables on the overall topics.