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GAD Corner

GENDER AND DEVELOPMENT

PCAARRD GAD Vision, Mission, and Goals

Vision: To be the lead agency in promoting and integrating science and technology (S&T) development for optimum growth and equal empowerment of women, men, as well as other gender groups in agriculture, aquatic, and natural resources sectors.
Mission: Foster a gender-responsive environment in agriculture, aquatic, and natural resources sectors through S&T-based innovation, policies, and projects that cater to all stakeholders including women, men, as well as other gender groups.
Goal 1: Enhanced capacity of PCAARRD staff, researchers, agencies, practitioners, communities and other stakeholders in integrating gender concerns and components in project design, monitoring, and evaluation (M&E).
Goal 2: Improved organizational environment that is highly and unequivocally supportive of gender-responsive policies, programs, and projects.
Goal 3: Increased participation and equal access of women and men in Agriculture, Aquatic, and Natural Resources sectors to S&T programs/projects that emancipate them socially and economically.

PCW Laws and Memorandums on GAD

  1. Strengthening the Provisions of R.A. 8353: Amending the Anti-Rape Law
  2. Increasing and Harmonizing Maternity Leave for those in the Government and Private Sectors
  3. Eliminating Discrimination Against Women in the Revised Penal Code (RPC): Decriminalizing Adultery and Concubinage
  4. Enacting a Women's Political Participation and Representation Law
  5. Strengthening Law Enforcement and Protection Against Sexual Offenses: Expanding the Anti-Sexual Harassment Law
  6. Ensuring Women's Equal Rights in Marriage and Family Relations: Amending Articles 14, 19, 124, 211, and 225 of the Family Code of the Philippines
  7. Recognizing Sexual Abuse and Focusing on the Violence and Abusive Conduct as Grounds for Legal Separation: Amending the Family Code Provision on Legal Separation
  8. Upholding the Rights of Women in the Informal Economy: Providing Measures for the Transition from the Informal to the Formal Economy
  9. Enacting the Anti-Prostitution Law: Amending Articles 202 and 341 of the Revised Penal Code (RPC)
  10. Upholding the Rights to Life and Security of the Spouses and Daughters: Repealing Article 247 of the Revised Penal Code
  11. Enacting an Anti-Discrimination Based on Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity Law
  12. Adopting Divorce in the Family Code
  13. Republic Act 10121: Philippine Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Act of 2010
  14. Republic Act No. 10174: An Act establishing the people's survival fund to provide long-term finance streams to enable the government to effectively address the problem of Climate Change
  15. Republic Act 8425: Social Reform & Poverty Alleviation Act
  16. Republic Act 9710: MAGNA CARTA FOR WOMEN
  17. Republic Act 9729 Climate Change
  18. Republic Act 10028: An Act expanding the promotion of breastfeeding

PCW VAW Hotlines

POLICE/INVESTIGATION ASSISTANCE

PNP Hotline: 177
Aleng Pulis Hotline: 0919 777 7377
PNP Women and Children Protection Center
24/7 AVAWCD Office: (02) 8532-6690
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LEGAL ASSISTANCE

Public Attorney’s Office (PAO)
Hotline: (02) 8929-9436 local 106, 107, or 159 (local “0” for operator)
(+62) 9393233665
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REFERRAL SERVICES

Inter-Agency Council on Violence Against Women and their
Children
Mobile numbers: 09178671907 | 09178748961
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For inquiries and concerns, email gdspu.serdostpcaarrd@gmail.com.