The National Commission on the Role of Filipino Women, in partnership with frontline agencies conceptualized and developed performance standards to serve as indicators for the delivery of anti-VAW services of government agencies and LGUs. Partner agencies are DOJ, PNP, DOH, DILG, DSWD and the LGUs. Each of the performance standards is accompanied by an Assessment Tool. The Assessment Tool, which has the same parameters and indicators as the performance standards, aims to determine the
degree that the set standards are adhered to.
The development and finalization of the performance standards for the Women and Children Protection Units (WCPUs) was a result of the concerted efforts of the Department of Health through the National Center for Disease Prevention and Control (NCDPC), the National Commission on the Role of Filipino Women (NCRFW) and some representatives from a few Metro Manila based WCPUs. The development of this tool was assisted by a consultant, Dr. Carolyn Sobritchea of the University of the Philippines Center for Women’s Studies. The project was supported by the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA).