Publications

Health Risk Behaviors in a Representative Sample of Bisexual and Heterosexual Female High School Students in Massachusetts/

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.

CFO Inputs to the Philiippines Combined 7th and 8th Convention on the Elimination of all Forms of Discrimination Against Women Report: Initiatives to Mitigate the Vulnerability of Filipinos Married to Foreign Nationals

Women on the move: Migration, gender equality and the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development

Global Media Monitoring Project 2015

Violence Against Women and Girls Resource Guide: Citizen security, Law and Justice Brief

Strengthening the Medico-Legal Response to Sexual Violence

Women, Business, and the Law 2016: Getting to Equal

Women, Peace and Security in the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao; a Civil Society Report

This civil society report on Women, Peace and Security in the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao was commissioned by the Women Engaged in Action on UNSCR 1325 (WE Act 1325) under its Building Autonomous and Stable Institutions and Communities through Socially Cohesive, Transparent, Accountable and Responsive Transition (BASIC START) in the Bangsamoro project supported by Oxfam in the Philippines. BASIC START in the Bangsamoro has the twin objectives of strengthening women’s leadership and participation in governance and undertaking research that will feed into policy-making – this study aimed to contribute to the latter.
 
This political project involved State actors as the duty bearers accountable to the implementation of United Nations Security Council Resolutions (UNSCRs) 1325 and 1820. The institutional blueprint came in the form of a National Action Plan (NAP) that served as a policy guide for WPS. During the launch of the Global Study on the Implementation of UNSCR 1325 on the occasion of the 15th anniversary of the Resolution, the Philippines was lauded for the great strides it accomplished — particularly, in the areas of women’s inclusion in the peace process and financing the NAP, among others. At the national level, headway has been made as regards institutional infrastructure and mechanisms, capacity building, policy formulation, and monitoring and evaluation. Accomplishments in these areas were guided by two generations of NAP WPS — the first, launched in 2010 and the second, an amended NAP adopted in 2014.
 
This study is a knowledge product aimed at mapping out the institutional dynamics of localizing WPS in a region that has experienced — and continues to experience — conflict.
 

The ABC of gender equality in education: aptitude, behaviour, confidence