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Gender and Development
  • About the Ombudsman Gender And Development (GAD)
  • Gallery of GAD Activies
  • Gender-related Laws/Legal Mandates
    • Executive Order 209 - The Family Code of The Philippines
    • Proclamation 74 - Declaring the 17th Day of October of Every Year As National Children's Day
    • Proclamation 267 - Declaring the Month of October of Every Year As National Children's Month
    • Proclamation 847 - Declaring the Fourth Sunday of September As Family Thanksgiving Day
    • Proclamation 1105 - Declaring October 15, 1997, And of Every Year Thereafter, As "National Rural Women’s Day"
    • Republic Act 6949 - An act to declare march eight of every year as a working special holiday to be known as national women’s day
    • Republic Act 6955 - An act to declare unlawful the practice of matching filipino women for marriage to foreign nationals on a mail-order basis and other similar practices, including the advertisement, publication, printing or distribution of brochures, fliers and other propaganda materials in furtherance thereof and providing penalty therefor
    • Republic Act 7192 - An act promoting the integration of women as full and equal partners of men in development and nation building and for other purposes
    • Republic Act 7277 - An act providing for the rehabilitation, self-development and self-reliance of disabled persons and their integration into the mainstream of society and for other purposes
    • Republic Act 7322 - An act increasing maternity benefits in favor of women workers in the private sector, amending for the purpose section 14-a of republic act no. 1161, as amended, and for other purposes
    • Republic Act 7432 - An act to maximize the contribution of senior citizens to nation building, grant benefits and special privileges and for other purposes
    • Republic Act 7600 - An act providing incentives to all government and private health institutions with rooming-in and breastfeeding practices and for other purposes
    • Republic Act 7877 - An act declaring sexual harassment unlawful in the employment, education or training environment, and for other purposes
    • Republic Act 8042 - An act to institute the policies of overseas employment and establish a higher standard of protection and promotion of the welfare of migrant workers, their families and overseas filipinos in distress, and for other purposes
    • Republic Act 8187 - An act granting paternity leave of seven (7) days with full pay to all married male employees in the private and public sectors for the first four (4) deliveries of the legitimate spouse with whom he is cohabiting and for other purposes
    • Republic Act 8353 - An act expanding the definition of the crime of rape, reclassifying the same as a crime against persons, amending for the purpose act no. 3815, as amended, otherwise known as the revised penal code, and for other purposes
    • Republic Act 8371 - An act to recognize, protect and promote the rights of indigenous cultural communities/ indigenous peoples, creating a national commission on indigenous peoples, establishing implementing mechanisms, appropriating funds therefor, and for other purposes
    • Republic Act 8552 - An act establishing the rules and policies on the domestic adoption of filipino children and for other purposes.
    • Republic Act 8972 - An act providing for benefits and privileges to solo parents and their children, appropriating funds therefor and for other purposes
    • Republic Act 8980 - An act promulgating a comprehensive policy and a national system for early childhood care and development (eccd), providing funds therefor and for other purposes
    • Republic Act 9208 - An act to institute policies to eliminate trafficking in persons especially women and children, establishing the necessary institutional mechanisms for the protection and support of trafficked persons, providing penalties for its violations, and for other purposes
    • Republic Act 9262 - A Briefer - The Anti-Violence Against Women And Their Children Act of 2004
    • Republic Act 9710 - Magna Carta of Women
    • Republic Act 9775 - A act defining ang penalizing the crime of child pornography, prescribing penalties therefor and for other purposes
    • Republic Act 9995 - An act defining and penalizing the crime of photo and video voyeurism, prescribing penalties therefor, and for other purposes
    • Republic Act 10354 - An act providing for a national policy on responsible parenthood and reproductive health
    • Republic Act 10398 - An act declaring November Twenty-Five of every year as &qoutNational Consciousness Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women and Children&qout
  • OMB Reports Endorsed by PCW
  • OMB GAD Institutional Video
  • Link to the PCW website