GAD Issuances

Publication of department orders, special orders and other issuances from the DOTC-Central Office, its Sectoral Offices and Attached Agencies and Corporations, Office of the President, Civil Service Commission and the Department of Budget and Management and other institutions relevant to the implementation of gender-related programs and activities.


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Special Order No. 2012-190
Reconstitution and operationalization of the GAD National Task Force


Department Order No. 2012-09
Implementing Rules on the Harmonized Gender and Development (GAD) Guidelines for Project Development, Implementation, Monitoring and Evaluation

Joint Circular No. 2012-01
Guidelines for the Preparation of Annual Gender and Development (GAD) Plans and Budgets and Accomplishment Reports to Implement the Magna Carta of Women


Special Order No. 2012-89 
Gender Audit Committee


Department Order No. 2012-05

Mainstreaming Gender and Development in the Transportation Sector (Policies, Plans, Programs/ Activities/ Projects) and Sthretening the GAD Focal Points in the DOTC-Central Office(CO), Its Project Offices (PMOs), Regional and Sectoral Offices and Attached Agencies and Corporations.


1987 Philippine Constitution (Art. II Sec. 14)

National Mandate
The State recognizes the role of women in nation building and shall promote the FUNDAMENTAL EQUALITY before the law of women and men.


Republic Act No. 7192

In support of the full benefits of gender-responsive planning, external and domestic resources shall be increasingly mobilized for utilization by national and local government agencies to support programs and projects for women.


R.A. No. 8745, 1999 General Appropriations Act

For all government agencies, departments, bureaus, offices and instrumentalities including government-owned and controlled corporations to formulate a GAD plan designed to address gender issues. The cost of the implementation of the GAD plan shall be at least FIVE PERCENT (5%) of the Agencys total 1999 budget appropriation.


Executive Order No. 273
All government agencies, departments, bureaus, offices and instrumentalities including government-owned and controlled corporations, at the national and local levels are directed to incorporate GAD concerns in their … annual budget proposals and work and financial plans.


Republic Act No. 9710
Magna Carta of Women with IRR


CSC Resolution No. 1000432
Guidelines on the Availment of Special Leave Benefits for Women under Republic Act No. 9710 (An Act Providing for the Magna Carta of Women)

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