GAD perspectives

How to be a Gender-Reponsive Legislator

This handbook aims to provide legislators with basic information on GAD in the context of lawmaking. It answers questions that lawmakers may have on gender-responsive legislation. It discusses concepts such as gender, gender equality, GAD, and the role of legislature in gender mainstreaming. It presents mandates related to gender mainstreaming, as well as the Women’s Priority Legislative Agenda of the PCW.