GENDER Mainstreaming: FROM INTEGRATION TO INSTITUTIONALIZATION

 

Pursuant to Presidential Proclamation Nos. 224, 227 and Republic Act 6949 “An act to declare March 8 of every year as special working holiday to be known as National Women’s Day/Month”, the Department of Public Works and Highways supports the said Celebration to promote and advocate women’s rights and to support the GAD programs, activities and projects of the government.

This year’s theme “Kapakanan ni Juana, Isama sa Agenda!” resonates the call for gender-balance in leadership and decision making positions both in public and private sector, inclusion of women’s concerns in leadership platforms and the government’s development agenda, and capacitating and preparing women and girls to reach their ambitions.

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