2013

Gender-responsive Toolkit on Ecotourism Planning and Management

The Philippine Commission on Women-GREAT Women Project partnered with the Protected Areas and Wildlife Bureau of the Department of Environment and Natural Resources in the development of this Tool Kit which aims to provide information to LGUs and protected area managers in preparing and developing their ecotourism management plans and ensuring that ecotourism strategies are gender responsive.

GAD Code Guidelines

This handbook provides the necessary information on how the stakeholders, particularly the LGUs, will develop and pass a GAD Code based on the gender issues and concerns in their respective localities based on consultation with their women constituents and the women's empowerment and gender equality agenda of the government. The GAD Code shall also serve as basis for identifying programs, activities, and projects on GAD. The book includes the Philippine Commission on Women's Memorandum Circular No. 2009-1 (Guidelines on the Formulation, Implementation, Monitoring and Evaluation of a Gender and Development Code).

Research in Gender Equality

The Action Plan recognized that women’s perspectives had a special priority. At the time, it was more or less evident that researchers engaged in women’s studies were female and that women could bring new perspectives to research. Today the situation is different. Gender researchers, the research councils and politicians all face new challenges as a consequence of the changes that have taken place since the 1980s in relation to both gender and equality issues, as well as in university policies.
 
Gender research is often taken for granted by university authorities, research councils and politicians. Yet since the days of the Action Plan Denmark has lagged behind the other Nordic countries and the EU when it comes to serious and dedicated support and initiatives. Existing resources and positions, institutions and journals need to be strengthened and improved, for example, in the form of the consistent and radical gender mainstreaming of research programs, ventures and recruitment, as well as in the creation of a new strategic research program for gender and equality research.
 
In this publication, Danish gender researchers describe the central and most critical questions in their respective fields. Spread over 28 research themes, the publication is intended as an introduction for students with an interest in the field and as a handbook for journalists, as well as to provide politicians with short introductions to certain themes and to offer researchers an introduction to fields outside of their own specific areas of interest. The publication demonstrates that gender research in the 21st century is still alive and kicking, able to provide relevant, critical and cross disciplinary knowledge and perspectives on social challenges. We hope you enjoy reading it!
 
The journal welcomes articles from both established researchers and PhD students, as well as occasionally from MA students. Since 2010, the journal has published one English-language issue each year, as its aim is to further the internationalization of Danish gender research. The editorial board of Women, Gender & Research consists of an interdisciplinary group of researchers based at different Danish and Nordic Universities. The aim of Women, Gender & Research is to continue to contribute to raising the quality of Danish gender research.

From Unheard Screams to Powerful Voices: a Case Sutdy of Women's Political Epowerment in the Philippines

This study aimed to investigate how the Philippine government addresses the gender gap in women's political participation through: a) Executive initiatives; b) Legislative initiatives; and c) agency and local government initiatives. an outcome of these gender policies on women's political empowerment was explored.
It is also aimed to assess the situation of gender equality and women's political empowerment in the Philippines. It shows the measures done by the government in addressing one of the development issues it faces. This development study will significantly contribute to the academia.
The research use in this study is a descriptive-qualitative research. The methodology in completing this study is document analysis and critical review of existing studies and literature.

Gender Bias in the Media? An Examination of Local Television News Coverage of Male and Female House Candidates

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Welfare Reform at 15 and Beyond: How Are Low-Income Women and Families Faring?

Women’s Participation in Rural China’s Self-Governance: Institutional, Socioeconomic, and Cultural Factors in a Jiangsu Countygove_

When Are Women More Effective Lawmakers Than Men?

The Substantive Representation of Women—Does Issue-Salience Matter? Party Politicization and UK Westminster Elections 1945–2010

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Gender Differences in the Perceived Effectiveness of Narcissistic Leaders