Case Studies for Gender Sensitivity Training

Weaver of dreams: trainer’s guide

This trainers’ guide (as a supplement for its video case study counterpart) help discuss the cultural traditions and beliefs affect women’s access to and control over productive assets, employment, education, training opportunities, information and decision-making mechanisms in the community and within the household.

Second look at Looc: trainer’s guide

This trainer’s guide is a supplement to the video case study that calls attention to how industrialization in the Cavite-Laguna-Batangas-Rizal-Quezon (CALABARZON) area has displaced agriculture in the area which force women and men to shift from land cultivations to factory work.

Power of two: trainer’s guide

This trainer’s guide is a supplement to the video case study that tells the story of the Kababaihan Iisa ang Layuning Umunlad ang Sambayanan or KILUS, a women’s organization in Ugong, Pasig committed to cleaning and greening their Barangay.

Pangangan Women: Hope of the Island: Trainer's Guide

This trainers’ guide shows the important role of the gender-responsive Coastal Environment Program of the DENR in promoting gender equality. It conveys that gender equality may be realized when gender concerns are integrated in all areas of programming; and when investments in certain initiatives are made.

Mother, Teacher, Warrior: The Case of Josefina Campo

This trainers’ guide illustrates how a woman like Josefina Campo challenges the socially constructed roles of women and men in the context of environmental protection.

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.

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.