PCW Publications

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.

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.

Discrimination Against Women and Employment Policies

This study looks through the status of women and employment policies relationships. It presents the statistical data comparing men and women in terms of employment status, urban and rural based employment during the fourth quarter of 1978 among others.

Roles of and attitudes toward women lawyers: an empirical study

This study focuses on two major areas of concern about women lawyers – (1) their numerical rise and representation in the legal profession, and (2) customary behavioral attitudes toward, and perceptions of women lawyers.

Third National Women’s Congress Proceedings: Filipino women in development, Focus on the KKK

This is a proceeding of the “Third National Women’s Congress” that aimed to bring together policy makers, programmers and social scientists from government and non-governmental organizations to ensure that the integration of women in development is sustained through policy measures, researchers and action programs.

Guidelines for Developing and Implementing Gender-responsive Programs and Projects

This publication presents a step-by-step guide to decision-makers, project planners and implementors in providing them with firm basis for strengthening their efforts to address gender concerns and development.

Women Overseas Workers

This publication consists of statistical data about women abroad. It also provides Q & A on women overseas workers issues.

Women and Population

This primer clarifies some information about population issues in the Philippines.

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.

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.

Making Financing Projects Work For Women

This publication documents gender mainstreaming in the rural finance sector. It also serves as a ready reference for practitioners, planers and implementors and advocates alike, in their efforts to address gender concerns in cooperatives and other self-help institution.

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.

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.

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.

Refinement of the existing gender and development indicator system

This publication presents a new set of core GAD indicators as a refinement of the gender indicators identified from previous projects that will monitor the over-all development of women as compared to men.

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.

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.

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.

Women in Development

This pamphlet is a compilation of three speeches delivered by Comm. Jurgette Honculada during the “Pista ng Kababaihan, March 8, 1989”; and Dr. Patricia B. Licuanan and Sen. Santanina T. Rasual during the ASEAN Women’s Programme, January 24, 1990.

1989 Philippine Development Report on Women

This report presents the accomplishments of the Philippine government in mainstreaming women in development efforts for the year 1989 based on its implementation of the Philippine Development Plan for Women (PDPW), 1989-1992.


This occasional paper presents three articles on Feminism which are: Some questions on feminism and its relevance in South Asia by Kamla Bhasin and Nighat Said Khan; The Streams of feminism by Teresita Quintos-Deles; and What Feminism does not mean by Belinda A. Aquino. It provides an analysis on concepts and issues of feminism and its implication on Asian women.

Kababaihan Para sa Kaunlaran, Sulong sa Dekada '90

This material contains the summary report on the joint GO-NGO congress for women, March 31, 1990.

Mare: a Quarterly Publication of the National Commission on Women

July 1990, vol. 2. no.1

Mare: a Quarterly Publication of the National Commission on Women

December 1990, vol. 2. no.2