2001-2010

Harmonized Gender and Development Guidelines for Project Development, Implementation, Monitoring, and Evaluation

Joint Memorandum Circular No. 2010-2: Guidelines in the Establishment of a Violence Against Women (VAW) Desk in Every Barangay

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Make Women Matter! Women’s Priority Legislative Agenda (WPLA) 14th Congress

This information kit consists of the six priority legislation on women on marital infidelity, local sectoral representation, kasambahay (household worker), reproductive health, responsible parenthood and population development, anti-prostitution and Magna Carta of Women.

Guidelines in the Establishment and Management of a Referral System on Violence Against Women at the Local Government Unit Level

The Guidelines is aimed at establishing a referral system at the local government level to have an integrated and coordinated community response to victims of violence against women (VAW).

Paradox and Promise in the Philippines: A Joint Country Gender Assessment

This publication presents the country gender assessment of the Philippines. Country gender assessments provide analysis of gender and development issues with the aim of helping government and all stakeholders promote gender equality and women’s empowerment.

Performance Standards and Assessment Tool for Violence Against Women in the Philippines: DILG: Services of local government units.

The National Commission on the Role of Filipino Women, in partnership with frontline agencies conceptualized and developed performance standards to serve as indicators for the delivery of anti-VAW services of government agencies and LGUs. Partner agencies are DOJ, PNP, DOH, DILG, DSWD and the LGUs. Each of the performance standards is accompanied by an Assessment Tool. The Assessment Tool, which has the same parameters and indicators as the performance standards, aims to determine the degree that the set standards are adhered to.
 
The development and finalization of these performance standards was a result of the concerted efforts of local government units, the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) through the National Barangay Operations Office, the National Commission on the Role of Filipino Women (NCRFW) and partner non-government organizations. The development of this tool was assisted by a consultant Ms. Mary Jardiniano of D2KA (District 2 Kababaihan Laban sa Karahasan). The project was supported by the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA).

 

Performance Standards and Assessment Tools for Services Addressing Violence Against Women in the Philippines: Department of Health: Women & Children Protection Units & Health Services.

The National Commission on the Role of Filipino Women, in partnership with frontline agencies conceptualized and developed performance standards to serve as indicators for the delivery of anti-VAW services of government agencies and LGUs. Partner agencies are DOJ, PNP, DOH, DILG, DSWD and the LGUs. Each of the performance standards is accompanied by an Assessment Tool. The Assessment Tool, which has the same parameters and indicators as the performance standards, aims to determine the
degree that the set standards are adhered to.
 
The development and finalization of the performance standards for the Women and Children Protection Units (WCPUs) was a result of the concerted efforts of the Department of Health through the National Center for Disease Prevention and Control (NCDPC), the National Commission on the Role of Filipino Women (NCRFW) and some representatives from a few Metro Manila based WCPUs. The development of this tool was assisted by a consultant, Dr. Carolyn Sobritchea of the University of the Philippines Center for Women’s Studies. The project was supported by the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA).

Performance Standards and Assessment Tools for Services Addressing Violence Against Women in the Philippines: Department of Justice: Prosecution services.

The National Commission on the Role of Filipino Women (NCRFW), in partnership with frontline agencies with direct mandate to provide services addressing violence against women (VAW), conceptualized and developed the performance standards to serve as indicators for the delivery of anti-VAW services of government agencies and local government units (LGUs). Partner agencies are the Department of Justice (DOJ), Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD), Department of Health (DOH), Philippine National Police (PNP) and the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG). Each agency has a Performance Standard which is accompanied by an Assessment Tool. The assessment tool, which has the same parameters and indicators as the performance standards, aims to determine the degree that the set standards are adhered to by the concerned agency and its sub-national and local instrumentalities.
 
The development and finalization of the Performance Standards and Assessment tool for the prosecution related services for VAW was a result of the combined efforts of the DOJ – National Prosecution Service (NPS), through its Taskforces on Women and Children’s Concerns and Anti-Human Trafficking and the NCRFW. The development of this tool was assisted by Sentro ng Alternatibong Lingap Panligal (SALIGAN), an alternative law group. The project was supported by the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA).

Performance Standards and Assessment Tools for Services Addressing Violence Against Women in the Philippines: Department of Social Welfare and Development: Psychosocial counseling services.

The National Commission on the Role of Filipino Women (NCRFW), in partnership with frontline agencies with direct mandate to provide services addressing violence against women (VAW), conceptualized and developed the performance standards to serve as indicators for the delivery of anti-VAW services of government agencies and local government units (LGUs). Partner agencies are the Department of Justice (DOJ), Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD), Department of Health (DOH), Philippine National Police (PNP) and the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG). Each agency has a Performance Standard which is accompanied by an Assessment Tool. The assessment tool, which has the same parameters and indicators as the performance standards, aims to determine the degree that the set standards are adhered to by the concerned agency and its sub-national and local instrumentalities.

Performance Standards and Assessment Tools for Services Addressing Violence Against Women in the Philippines: Philippine National Police: Investigation & Police services.

The National Commission on the Role of Filipino Women (NCRFW), in partnership with frontline agencies with direct mandate to provide services addressing violence against women (VAW), conceptualized and developed the performance standards to serve as indicators for the delivery of anti-VAW services of government agencies and local government units (LGUs). Partner agencies are the Department of Justice (DOJ), Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD), Department of Health (DOH), Philippine National Police (PNP) and the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG). Each agency has a Performance Standard which is accompanied by an Assessment Tool. The assessment tool, which has the same parameters and indicators as the performance standards, aims to determine the degree that the set standards are adhered to by the concerned agency and its sub-national and local instrumentalities.
 
The development and finalization of the Performance Standards and Assessment tool for the police services in the investigation and handling of VAW was a result of the combined efforts of the Philippine National Police– Directorate for Investigation and Detective Management (PNP-DIDM), through the Women and Children’s Concern Division and the NCRFW. The development of this tool was assisted by Sentro ng Alternatibong Lingap Panligal (SALIGAN), an alternative law group. The project was supported by the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA).

All About Violence Against Women

This brochure contains the salient information on violence against women (VAW) and VAW helplines.

CEDAW Report Brief

This report summarizes the Philippine experience in carrying out the Women’s Convention (1996-2004). It also includes Filipino women factsheets reports on overseas employment, violence against women, labor and employment, politics and governance, population, families and households, education and training, and health and nutrition.

Gender-responsive and rights-based integrated reproductive health service delivery: a training manual: volume 1: the facilitator’s guide.

This training manual aims to build capacities of health professional towards the delivery of an integrated reproductive health services for women, men and adolescents.

Mga Kamatuuran Nahanungod sa Kababainhan Kag Ang Ila Kinamatarung: Isa Ka Praymer Sang CEDAW

Women’s realities and rights: a CEDAW brief (Ilonggo).
This booklet presents a brief information on CEDAW, its advocacy, goals and programs recommended and implemented in the Philippines. It is also available in other languages: Bicol, Cebuano, Ilocano, Ilonggo, Maranaw, Tagalog, & Waray.

National Strategic Action Plan Against Trafficking in Persons (2004-2010)

This publication provides an overall direction and to calibrate the implementation of the RA 9208 or the Anti-Trafficking in Persons Act of 2003 developed an action plan called the National Strategic Action Plan Against Trafficking in Persons (2004-2010).

ASEAN committee on women: 30 years after …

This publication is a compilation of summary reports on the meeting of ASEAN women from 1975 to 2005. Efforts among ASEAN women to work at a regional level for gender equality goals and women’s advancement has been driven by the Declaration of ASEAN Concord’s call for the “support for active involvement of all sectors and levels of ASEAN communities, particularly of women and youth development efforts.”

Fact Sheets on Filipino Women: 10 years After Beijing

This is a statistical report on the status of women 10 years after the implementation of Beijing Platform for Action (BPfA).

Framework Plan for Women

The Framework Plan for Women is the blueprint for the advancement of women for 2001-2004.

Gender-responsive Governance at Work: LGU Experiences in Using the GAD Budget

This publication is a compilation of 10 case studies on the experiences of LGU which can be regarded as good practices in gender mainstreaming.

Understanding violence against women, core messages for services, training, education and advocacy

This booklet provides the core information on Violence Against Women specifically related to its integration to the service delivery and training programs of frontline agencies.

Barangay Protection Order (Anti-Violence Against Women & Their Children Act of 2004): RA 9262: A Primer

Facts and Figures on Filipino Women

This booklet provides a summary of statistics on the Filipino women in areas on Population, Families and Household; VAW; Labor and Employment; Overseas Employment; Politics and Governance; Education; and Health.

Gender and Development Budgeting in the Philippines: Issues, Challenges and Imperatives

This report analyzes the Philippines’ current policy on gender-responsive budgeting. It critically analyzes the issues and challenges the government faces in mainstreaming gender and the bureaucracy and the operationalization of the GAD budget policy as a whole. It also provides recommendations for engendering the budget systems and processes of the Philippines.

Joint Circular No. 2004-1

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Republic Act No. 9262: "The Anti-Violence Against Women and their Children Act of 2004"

A booklet on Republic Act No. 9262 also known as the "The Anti-Violence Against Women and their Children Act of 2004. This publication contains the full-text of the law and its implementing rules and regulations (IRR).

Sustaining the momentum for women's empowerment and gender equality: a term report 2001-2004

This publication is NCRFW’s term report during the administration of Pres. Arroyo from 2001-2004.

A Guidebook on Gender Mainstreaming: How Far Have We Gone?

This guidebook has 3 separate booklets which are: Book 1: Rationale behind gender mainstreaming; Book 2: Applying the tool to assess gender mainstreaming; and Book 3: Using the tool for gender mainstreaming. It also includes the Gender mainstreaming evaluation framework (GMEF) matrix. This guidebook aims to track programs and provide GAD practitioners with a holistic view of the gender mainstreaming process. It provides a framework for goals, objectives and strategies for systematic gender mainstreaming; and cases of effective application of strategies at the various stages of gender mainstreaming in national agencies.

Factsheets on Filipino Women

This information kit presents facts and figures on the status of Filipino women in the country.

Mainstreaming Gender in Development Planning: Framework and Guidelines

The book on Mainstreaming Gender in Development Planning: Framework and Guidelines describes how the integration of gender perspectives can enhance macro development planning particularly at the National Economic and Development Authority, the central planning agency of government. It focuses on the application of the tool in reviewing and drafting the Medium Term Philippine Development Plan (MTPDP). It develops a set of guidelines in the analyses, formulation, implementation, monitoring and evaluation of policies, programs and projects to promote gender equality.

National Summit of Women Local Chief Executives and Legislator

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

National Summit of Women Local Chief Executives and Legislator

This publication presents the proceedings of the National Summit of Women Local Chief Executives and Legislator held in Manila Pavilion Hotel on May 13-15, 2003. (Proceeding Proper)

Philippine Progress Report (2001-2003) On the Implementation of the Beijing Platform for Action and Outcome of the 23rd Special Session of the General Assembly

Report on the State of Filipino Women 2001-2003.

This RSFW reviews and analyzes the progress that was made between 2001 and 2003 using the Framework Plan for Women (FPW) as guide. It focused on three areas of concern: Women’s economic empowerment, women girl’s human rights, and gender-responsive governance.

Transforming Government to Think and Act GAD: A Handbook on Gender and Development Training.

Transforming Government to Think and Act GAD: A Handbook on Gender and Development Training was developed in an effort to provide GAD trainers with conceptual handles and innovative approaches to GAD application. The Handbook is a tool to help agencies design their GAD training program and conduct training sessions. It has four parts. Parts 1-3 are included in Book 1 while Part 4 or Gender 101 comprises Book 2 of the Handbook.

Barangay to the Rescue: Handbook for Handling Cases of Domestic Violence in the Barangay

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

Fighting Sexual Harassment in the Bureaucracy

The manual presents in detail the legal bases of the anti-sexual harassment law and discusses the new administrative disciplinary rules on sexual harassment promulgated by CSC.

GAD Planning and Budgeting: Adding Value to Governance

This publication presents the report on the compliance of agencies’ GAD budget & plans for the year 2001-2002.

Gender and Development Codes: city of Davao, city of Cotabato and province of Misamis Occidental

This publication presents the GAD Codes of Davao City, Cotabato City, and Misamis Occidental. The GAD Code is a set of policies that spells out the LGU vision of promoting, protecting and fulfilling women’s rights and equalizing the gender relations of its women and men constituents.

Gender Mainstreaming and Institutionalization in the Budgeting Process: Primer

This primer provides budget people the mechanics on how to evaluate and review the various GAD budget proposals submitted by national government agencies (NGAs), government owned and controlled corporations (GOCCs) and local government units (LGUs).

Gender Responsive Local Planning and Budgeting: A Guidebook For Beginners

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.

Integrating Gender and Development in Local Legislation and Policy Formulation

This publication is a step-by-step guide in administering training on the mechanics and strategies of integrating GAD concepts and principles in their ordinances, resolution and policies.

Making LGUs Gender-Responsive: A Primer For Local Chief Executives

Making LGUs Gender-Responsive: A Primer For Local Chief Executives aims to make clear the importance of being sensitive to gender in determining the needs and resources of the locality, in planning and carrying out programs, and in running the local government machinery itself.

Ways to Gender-responsive Organization: Tools and Guides for Sowing Gender-responsiveness in Government Organizations

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.

2001 Statistical Handbook on Violence Against Women and Children

This book contains statistical reports of cases on violence against women and children during the period of 1997-1999.

Breaking New Grounds for Women's Empowerment and Gender Equality: Experiences and Insights in Implementing the GAD Budget Policy

This publication presents 12 case studies on the experiences of a national agency, a regional line department, a women's organization, a state university and LGUs. Their stories showed the struggles, difficulties and breakthroughs of GAD advocates in the field.

Food in Bloom: Building a New Perspective: Trainer's Guide

This video case study material shows how the women and men of Barangay Bahong, Benguet decided to shift from rice to rose production. This commodity shift heightened the women’s capacity to adapt to their changing environment; and to take a more active role in searching for alternative sources of livelihood.

Glossary on Violence Against Women and Children and Other Related Concepts (For Statistical Purposes)

This glossary consists terms and terminology on violence against women and children based on the prevailing law of the Philippines, United Nation Convention on the Elimination of All forms of Discrimination against Women (CEDAW) and UN Convention on the Rights of the Child (CRC).

How to Be a Gender–Responsive Legislator

This handbook was developed to guide legislators in taking a critical look at the law-making processes and refining these toward gender responsiveness. It provides the fundamental information on gender and development in the context of law-making. It includes concepts about gender, gender equality, gender and legislature, women’s legislative agenda, guide questions on developing gender-responsive legislation and legal standards or instruments supporting gender-responsive laws.

Joint Memo Circular 2001-01

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Keepers of the Upland: Trainer’s Guide

This publication is a trainer's guide on how to portray the women’s capacity and to take stock of their environment as an organized force. Their concerted effort to fight for their rights earned for them acknowledgement of their specific contributions to sustainable management of natural resources.