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The National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA) MIMAROPA Gender and Development (GAD) Corner features the GAD-related initiatives and GAD mainstreaming efforts and activities of the regional office as well as the Regional GAD Committee through news articles, publications, laws, issuances, policies, guidelines, forms, tools, and information, education and communication (IEC) materials.

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GAD Infographics
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GAD News and Events

RGADC MIMAROPA concludes Women’s Month celebration with candle lighting activity

The MIMAROPA Regional Gender and Development Committee (RGADC) held a candle lighting ceremony at the National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA) Regional Office or NRO in MIMAROPA, Calapan City, Oriental Mindoro, and through video conference on March 30. The event was  the  culminating activity for the 2022 National Women’s Month (NWM) celebration.

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MIMAROPA RGADC holds Spoken Word Poetry Session 2.0 in celebration of National Women’s Month

The MIMAROPA Regional Gender and Development Committee (RGADC), in partnership with the Philippine Commission on Women, held the Spoken Word Poetry Session 2.0: Agenda ng Kababaihan, Tungo sa Kaunlaran on March 24, 2021, through  Zoom and Facebook Live, as part of its 2022 National Women’s Month celebration.

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RGADC MIMAROPA sets plans for 2022


The Regional Gender and Development Committee (RGADC) MIMAROPA tackled its planned activities for calendar year (CY) 2022 during its first quarter meeting held through video conference on February 9.

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RGADC MIMAROPA conducts learning session on gender laws

The Regional Gender and Development Committee (RGADC) MIMAROPA held a learning session on Safe Spaces Act (SSA) and Anti-Violence against Women and Children (Anti-VAWC) Act of 2004 through video conference on December 9. The event is  one of RGADC’s activities during the 18-day campaign to end violence against women (VAW). ​​​​​​​A total of 95 participants continue reading :

MIMAROPA RGADC, PCW Conduct GPB Forum for RLAs, SUCs, GOCCs

MIMAROPA Regional Gender and Development Committee (RGADC), in partnership with the Philippine Commission on Women (PCW), conducted the Online GAD Planning and Budgeting (GPB) Forum for the regional line agencies (RLAs), state universities and colleges (SUCs), and government-owned and controlled corporations (GOCCs) of MIMAROPA on September 30 through video conference. A total of 182 GAD continue reading :

RGADC MIMAROPA confirms expanded membership, creates screening committee for RPGRP

The Regional Gender and Development Committee (RGADC) MIMAROPA confirmed a total of 33 members during its third quarter committee meeting through video conference on August 17, 2021. From 29 members, the MIMAROPA RGADC now has a total of 33 members composed of regional line agencies (RLAs), chairpersons of sectoral committees of the Regional Development Council continue reading :

RDC MIMAROPA Approves RGADC Expanded Membership, RPGRP Screening Committee

The Regional Development Council (RDC) MIMAROPA confirmed the expanded membership of the Regional Gender and Development Committee (RGADC) in the region, during its third quarter Full Council meeting through video conference on September 3. RGADC Co-Chairperson Juvelyn V. Gumal-in presented the new list of RGADC MIMAROPA members during the RDC meeting, for the confirmation of continue reading :

MIMAROPA RGADC pioneers learning session on formulation of GAD agenda for SUCs

The MIMAROPA Regional Gender and Development (RGADC) is the first among the regions to conduct a learning session on the formulation of gender and development (GAD)  agenda for state universities and colleges (SUCs). The activity was in partnership with the Philippine Commission on Women (PCW) and  was  held  through  video conference on June 11. The continue reading :

RDC MIMAROPA adopts GAD mechanisms profiling, inventory tool and enjoins gov’t agencies to accomplish policies form

The Regional Development Council (RDC) in MIMAROPA adopted the gender and development (GAD) mechanisms profiling and inventory of GAD policies form and enjoined all government agencies  in the region to accomplish the said form during its 2nd quarter Full Council meeting held on June 4 through  Zoom video conference. Regional GAD Committee (RGADC) Chairperson and continue reading :

Spoken Word Poetry Session marks RGADC MIMAROPA’s Women’s Month Celebration

The MIMAROPA Regional Gender and Development Committee (RGADC), in partnership with the Philippine Commission on Women, held the Spoken Word Poetry Session: Mga Tula ni WonderJuana at SuperJuan on March 26, 2021, via Zoom and Facebook Live, as part of its 2021 National Women’s Month celebration (NWMC). The activity showcased personally written poems of 12 continue reading :

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RDC MIMAROPA confirms new RGADC officers, adopts RPGRP certification guidelines

The Regional Development Council (RDC) MIMAROPA confirmed the election of the Regional Gender and Development Committee (RGADC) chairperson and co-chairperson during its 1st quarter full council meeting held on March 5, 2021, via Zoom video conference. Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) MIMAROPA Regional Director Fernando R. De Villa, Jr., was elected as the continue reading :

MIMAROPA RGADC, PCW hold 1st regional GAD budget forum for LGUs

The MIMAROPA Regional Gender and Development Committee (RGADC), in partnership with the Philippine Commission on Women (PCW), conducted for the first time, a regional gender and development (GAD)  budget forum for local government units (LGUs)  in MIMAROPA on November 17 through  Zoom conference. The one-day online budget forum was participated in by a total of continue reading :

MIMAROPA RGADC elects new chairperson, creates TWG

The MIMAROPA Regional Gender and Development Committee (RGADC) during its joint meeting with the Social Development Committee (SDC) on August 7, through  Zoom video conference, elected its  new RGADC chairperson for the remainder of the 2020-2022 term. Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) MIMAROPA OIC Regional Director (RD) Purificacion R. Arriola replaces the same office’s continue reading :

MIMAROPA RGADC conducts strategic planning workshop

The MIMAROPA Regional Gender and Development Committee (RGADC), in collaboration with the Philippine Commission on Women (PCW), conducted a strategic planning workshop recently  in Ermita, Manila. The workshop was participated in by GAD focal persons of RGADC member agencies, state universities and colleges (SUCs), and local government units (LGUs) including  private sector representatives (PSRs). The activity continue reading :


NEDA GFPS

The NEDA Regional Office MIMAROPA (NRO MIMAROPA) Gender and Development (GAD) Focal Point System (GFPS) was created in pursuant to Republic Act No. 9710 (Magna Carta of Women (MCW) and in accordance with the provisions of the Philippine Commission on Women (PCW) Memorandum Circular (MC) No. 2011-01.

The NRO MIMAROPA GFPS is composed of representatives from all its divisions to lead in mainstreaming gender perspective in agency/department policies, plans, and programs and ensure the assessment of the gender-responsiveness of systems, structures, policies, programs, processes, and procedures of the agency based on the priority needs and concerns of constituencies and employees and the formulation of recommendations including their implementation.

Members

2021 Work Plan


RGADC MIMAROPA

The Regional Gender and Development Committee MIMAROPA is a coordination mechanism that provides technical assistance and support on the implementation of gender-responsive programs, projects, and activities and on the acceleration of gender mainstreaming at the regional and local levels in MIMAROPA.

VISION

Destination of choice where women and men attain gender equality and justice toward inclusive growth and sustainable development by 2025.

MISSION

RGADC MIMAROPA commits to be the prime mover of gender and development (GAD) through acceleration of gender mainstreaming at the regional and local levels by providing technical assistance and support in the development, implementation, and monitoring of gender and culturally responsive programs, projects and activities.

Members

Strategic Plan

MIMAROPA RGADC-PCW 2021 Work Plan


GAD LAWS, ISSUANCES, AND POLICIES

LAWS

RA 6725 Strengthening the Prohibition on Discrimination against Women and Amendment to Article 135 of the Labor Code

RA 6949 National Women’s Day

RA-7192 Women in Development and Nation Building Act

RA-7610 Special Protection of Children against Child Abuse Exploitation and Discrimination Act

RA 7610 IRR

RA 7877 Anti-Sexual Harassment Law

RA 7882 An Act Providing Assistance to Women Engaging in Micro and Cottage Business Enterprises

RA 8353 Anti-Rape Law

RA 8353 Anti-Rape-Law and RA-8505 Rape-Victim-Assistance

RA 9208 Anti-Trafficking in Persons Act of 2003

RA 9208 Anti-Trafficking in Persons Act of 2003 IRR

RA 9262 Anti-Violence against Women and their Children Act of 2004

RA 9710 Magna Carta of Women and its Implementing Rules and Regulations

RA 11313 Safe Spaces Act

ISSUANCES AND POLICIES

PCW MC 2011-01 GAD Focal Point System

JMC-2016-01 Guidelines for the Creation, Strengthening and Institutionalization of a Regional Gender and Development Committee under the Regional Development Council

JMC-2016-01-Amendments to PCW-DILG-NEDA-DBM-Guidelines on localization of MCW

Investment Coordination Committee Memorandum on the ICC Policy on Integrating the HGDG in the ICC Process

CSC Guidelines on MCW Leave-Benefits


GAD Infographics


GAD Tools and Forms

Harmonized Gender and Development Guidelines

The Harmonized Gender and Development Guidelines is a tool used to ensure that programs and projects undertaken by the government in their various stages are gender responsive. It was formulated in 2004 through the initiative of NEDA, Philippine Commission on Women and Official Development Assistance-GAD Network to set the standard in determining the gender responsiveness of programs and projects.

HGDG for Project Development, Implementation, and M&E

HGDG for Project Development, Implementation, and M&E Training Manual

Guidelines on the Certification of the Regional Pool of GAD Resource Persons (RPGRP)

The guidelines specify the processes of application, shortlisting, and certification of GAD resource persons in MIMAROPA. It also includes the terms of reference, GAD technical assistance referral process, and the roles of the RGADC and PCW in the accreditation of GAD pool of experts. The guidelines were developed by the MIMAROPA RGADC and adopted by the Regional Development Council in MIMAROPA.

MIMAROPA RPGRP Guidelines

MIMAROPA RPGRP Training Needs Assessment Form

GAD Mechanisms Profiling and Inventory of GAD Policies Form

The GAD Mechanisms Profiling and Inventory of GAD Policies Form was developed by the RGADC MIMAROPA to be used to gather information on the preparation and submission of GAD plan and budget (GPB) and GAD accomplishment reports (AR), formulation of GAD code/agenda, establishment of GFPS, and development of GAD database, and adoption and implementation of GAD policies. It was also approved and adopted by RDC MIMAROPA and all government instrumentalities in the region are enjoined by RDC to accomplish the said form.

GAD Mechanisms Profiling and Inventory of GAD Policies Form


Contact Information

NEDA MIMAROPA GFPS Chairperson Bernardino A. Atienza
(043) 288-6115/288-6118
BAAtienza@neda.gov.ph
NEDA MIMAROPA GFPS GAD Focal Person Jayvee G. Menguito
(043) 288-6115 loc. 210
JGMenguito@neda.gov.ph
RGADC Chairperson (DSWD MIMAROPA) Fernando R. De Villa Jr.
ord.fomimaropa@dswd.gov.ph
RGADC Co-Chairperson Juvelyn V. Gumal-in
(Private Sector Representative, PMUI )
juvy_gumalin@yahoo.com
RGADC TWG Team Leader (DepED MIMAROPA) Nicolas T. Capulong
oard.mimaroparegion@deped.gov.ph
eric.tenoso001@deped.gov.ph
RGADC Secretariat (NEDA MIMAROPA) Agustin C. Mendoza
ACMendoza@neda.gov.ph
(043) 288-6115 loc. 302
  Emerson Kim J. Lineses
EJLineses@neda.gov.ph
(043) 288-6115 loc. 411
  Aprille Joy A. Delica
(043) 288-6115 loc. 419
AADelica@neda.gov.ph