Gender and Development (GAD)

The State affirms the role of  women in nation building, promotes women empowerment, pursues equal opportunities for women and men and ensures equal access to resources and development results and outcomes. It condemns discrimination against women in all its forms and pursues by all appropriate means and without delay the policy of eliminating discrimination against women in keeping with the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination Against Women (CEDAW) and other international instruments consistent with Philippine law. The State shall accord women the rights, protection, and opportunities available to every member of society.

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Philippine Commission on Women


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