1998

From the Margins to the Mainstream: Six Years of Advancing Gender and Development in Government

This report highlights the agency’s achievement, accomplishments and development with regards to women empowerment during 1992-1998.

Republic Act No. 8551: The "Philippine National Police Reform and Reorganization Act of 1998

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The Economic Costs of Violence Against Women

Author: Ermi Amor T. Figueroa Yap.
This occasional paper attempts to identify and quantify the economic cost of VAW. These costs are only those reported by the victims and the agencies, such as medical expenses for the treatment of VAW cases and institutional budgets of the department of social welfare, health and the police force.

Republic Act No. 8503: Health Research and Development Act

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Republic Act No. 8504: Philippine AIDS Prevention and Control Act of 1998

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Republic Act No. 8533: An Act Amending Title 1, Chapter 3, Article 39 of Executive Order no. 209, Otherwise Known as the Family Code of the Philippines

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Republic Act No. 8552: Domestic Adoption Act of 1998

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Towards a Gender-sensitive Community-based Forest Management Program

This publication explains how community based forest management (CBFM) strategies provide a receptive terrain for entry of gender-sensitive development.

Adolescent Sexuality

This publication discusses adolescent sexuality and the emerging policy issues on adolescent sexuality.

Ang Batas Laban sa Panggagahasa (Republic Act. Nos. 8353 at 8505, at mga kaugnay na batas at desisyon ng Korte Suprema) : Isang Praymer

This primer introduces the concepts of rape, the laws that can be used against rape and the different remedies for the victim.