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It seeks to transform society’s social, economic, and political structures and questions the validity of the gender roles they ascribed to women and men. It also stresses the need of women to organize themselves and participate in political processes to strengthen their legal rights.

To Achieve Gender Equality


SHFC shall endeavor to develop plans, policies, programs, measures, and mechanisms to address discrimination and inequality in economic, political, social, and cultural life of women and men. SHFC shall accord women the rights, protection, and opportunities available to every member of society.

All individuals are equal as human beings by virtue of the inherent dignity of each human person. No one, therefore, should suffer discrimination on the basis of ethnicity, gender, age, language, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, political, or other opinion, national, social, or geographical origin, disability, property, birth, or other status as established by human rights standards.
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GENDER EQUITY
The policies, instruments, programs, services, and actions that address the disadvantaged position of women in society by providing preferential treatment and affirmative action.

GENDER EQUALITY
The principle asserting the equality of men and women and their right to enjoy equal conditions realizing their full human potentials to contribute to ad benefit from the results of development, and with the State of recognizing that all human beings are free and equal in dignity and rights.

GENDER SENSITIVITY
The modification of behavior by raising awareness of gender equality, how gender shapes the roles of women and men in society, including their role in development, and how it affects the relations between them.

GAD as a Perspective and Process


• Participatory          • Free from Violence

• Empowering           • Respectful of Human Rights

• Equitable                • Supportive self-determination

• Sustainable            • Actualization of human potentials
GENDER EQUITY

The policies, instruments, programs, services, and actions that address the disadvantaged position of women in society by providing preferential treatment and affirmative action.

GENDER EQUALITY

The principle asserting the equality of men and women and their right to enjoy equal conditions realizing their full human potentials to contribute to and benefit from the results of development, and with the State recognizing that all human beings are free and equal in dignity and rights.


GENDER SENSITIVITY

The modification of behevior by raising awareness of gender equality, how gender shapes the roles of women and men in society, including their role in development, and how it affects the relations between them.

"Gender Equality is more than a goal itself. it is a precondition for meeting the challenge or reducing poverty, promoting sustainable development and building good governance" - Michelle Bachelet
by : Jocelyn C. Ibañez

“Gender Equality is more than a goal itself. It is a precondition for meeting the challenge or reducing poverty, promoting, sustainable development and building good governance.-Kofi Annan”

Date Description Output/ Outcome

February 14, 2018
Oh My GAD Campaign Promotion of the Anti- Sexist campaign to all the SHFC's employees and stakeholders
February 22, 2018 GAD Planning Employees for GAD Focal Point System held their first  planning activity for the completion of the Annual GAD Plans and Budget for 2018
March 1, 2018 Women's Month Celebration* Month long celebration of various activities to held awareness on Gender and Development among SHFC's employees and stakeholders
March 8, 2018 Gender Sensitivity Training* Orientation on Gender Sensitivity to the newly hired employees (Grassroots Special Action Team)
March 26, 2018 Assimilation on "Solo Parents Welfare Act of 2000" Talk on the R.A.8972 or "The Solo Parent Welfare Act of 2000" and its updates
April 4, 2018 Livelihood Program in Goldmine HOAI Refresher training for the Goldmine Interior HOAI's women and turnover of sewing machines and starting kits
April 5, 2018 Orientation on Rights to Housing Orientation for the SHFC's regional employees on the "Rights to Housing", which they can include in the overview orientation for prospective beneficiaries
April 17-18, 2018 Training of Trainers on Local Climate Change Action Planning Capacity Building training for the SHFC's operation group and how can they integrate and cascade the learning to the stakeholders
May 28-29, 2018 Basic Teachers Training and Turnover of Day Care Center Supplies and Materials Capacity Building training for the volunteer women of the La Milagrosa HOA, turnover of the daycare facility and school supplies
July 31, 2018 Training of Trainers on Disaster and Life  Safety Capacity Building training for the SHFC's disaster brigade, who are tasked to cascade the learnings to the community and stakeholders
August 3, 2018 Distribution of Go Bags Talk on how important being prepared in times of disaster and distribution of "survival go bags" to SHFC's newly hired and agency hired employees