In the duration of the “Strengthening Government Mechanisms in Mainstreaming Gender in Reproductive Health, Population and Anti-VAW Programs” Project of the UNFPA and PCW, a number of concerns in terms of reproductive health, population and gender-based violence have been addressed. The following are the Project’s major accomplishments:

  • Creation and strengthening of national and sub-national mechanisms to monitor and reduce gender-based violence – Inter Agency Council on Violence Against Women and Children (IAC-VAWC), P/M/BIACAT-VAWCs
  • Development of guidelines and sample protocol in the establishment of a VAW referral system
  • Development of Performance Standards for VAW services of DSWD, PNP, DOH, DOJ and local government units (LGUs) developed
  • Training of service providers on VAW responsiveness
  • Operation of VAW Centers
  • Development of the National VAW Documentation System (NVAW DocSys)
  • VAW Advocacy during the 18-Day Campaign to End VAW
  • Formulation and implementation of LGU GAD (gender and development) plans and budgets
  • Gender is mainstreamed and institutionalized in RH service delivery and PopDev Planning
  • Establishment of national and local chapters of Men Opposed to Violence Against Women (MOVE)
  • Development and passage of Autonomous Region of Muslim Mindanao (ARMM) GAD Code