local development planning and budgeting

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.