Philippines

Sustainable Development Goal 5: How Does the Philippines Fare on Gender Equality?

PH laws on women lack teeth.

State of the Filipino Women Report 2015 Highlights.

The State of the Filipino Women Report chronicles the achievements of the administration of President Benigno Simeon C. Aquino III in bridging the gender gap and promoting gender equality and women’s empowerment.
This booklet presents the highlights of the report, which the Philippine Commission on Women prepared for presentation at the International Women’s Day event on March 8, 2016 at the Kalayaan Hall, Malacañan Palace, Manila. Featured are the gender-responsive programs of the Department of Social Welfare and Development, the Office of the Presidential Adviser on the Peace Process, the Commission on Higher Education, and the Department of Health. MOVE Aklan, a voluntary group of men advocating an end to gender-based violence, is included as a story from the ground.

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.