Upholding gender equality by catering programs, activities, and projects that are gender-responsive to the needs of the stakeholders. It promotes gender mainstreaming activities in planning, implementing, monitoring, and evaluating policies and procedures for human empowerment and societal development.
Diversity. Inclusivity. Equity.
Established in 2014, the Gender and Development Office
is mandated to mainstream GAD as a strategy for making our stakeholders’
concerns and experiences, regardless of gender, as an integral dimension of the
design, implementation, monitoring, and evaluation of policies, programs, and
projects guided with the following laws:
Convention on the Elimination of all forms of Discrimination Against Women (CEDAW)
Beijing Platform for Action (BPFA)
Sustainable Development Goals (Goal 5: Gender Equality)
1987 Philippine Constitution
RA 9710: Magna Carta of Women
RA 7192: Women in Development and Nation Building
PCW-NEDA-DBM JC 2012-01: Guidelines on the Preparation of the Annual GAD Plan and Budget and Accomplishment Report
CHED Memorandum No. 1. S2015: Establishing the Policies and Guidelines on Gender and Development in the Commission on Higher Education and Higher Education Institutions (HEIs)
RA 7877: Anti-Sexual Harassment Act
RA 11313: Safe Spaces Act
CSC Resolution 01-0940: Administrative Disciplinary Rules on Sexual Harassment Cases
RA 9262: Anti-Violence Against Women and Children
RA 9995: Anti-Photo and Video Voyeurism Act
Creating an inclusive and safer academic community.
FUNCTIONS OF THE OFFICE
Gender mainstreaming in the university policies, plans, projects, activities, and programs in the curriculum and instruction, research, extension, and other services.
Ensure the gender responsiveness of the university.
Assess the gender-responsiveness of programs and activities of the university
Supervise the monitoring and audit of the GAD fund.
Oversee the crafting of the annual GAD plan and budget, accomplishment report and their submission to PCW.
Strengthen external links related to GAD.
Collection of gender-disaggregated data.
GENDER AND DEVELOPMENT OFFICE PERSONNEL
Dr. Marianne B. Dagaylo-an
Mr. Fernando E. Quiroz, Jr.
Head, Gender Research and Administrative Support Services
Mr. Edison R. Ralar
Head, GAD Training and Development
Ms. Roselle G. Sabornido
GAD Secretariat, School of Criminal Justice Education
Mr. Robert P. Logronio
School of Technology and Computer Studies
Mrs. Ainee T. Arcabado
School of Teacher Education
Ms. Joralyn A. Espina
School of Engineering
Ms. Hazel S. Espejo
School of Arts and Sciences
Ms. Ronabelle C. Bentor
School of Management and Entrepreneurship
Dr. Reynold G. Bustillo
School of Graduate Studies
Dr. Geraldine Mae E. Dacer
School of Nursing and Health Sciences
Ms. Maricor Dandan
BiPSU Biliran Campus
Mr. Joemard C. Calvez
Mrs. Jennifer N. Wales
GAD Focal Point System (GFPS)
The GFPS is an interacting and interdependent group of people tasked to
catalyze and accelerate gender mainstreaming. It is also an enabling mechanism
established to ensure and advocate for, guide, coordinate and monitor the
development, implementation, monitoring, review, and update of the GAD plans
and GAD-related programs, activities, and projects.
Head for Gender Research and Administrative Support Services
Head for GAD Training and Development
COMMITTEE ON DECORUM AND INVESTIGATION (CODI)
CODI is an independent internal grievance mechanism and shall act as the main body in the investigation and resolution of cases involving gender-based sexual harassment inside the premises of the university.