GAD Policies

The law mandates the recognition of the role of women in nation building and ensures the fundamental equality before the law of men and women. The law also provides the women rights and opportunities to men.

A substantial portion of official development assistant funds received from foreign governments and multilateral agencies and organizations shall be set aside and utilized by the agencies concerned to support programs and activities for women;

All government departments shall ensure that women benefit equally and participate directly in the development programs and projects of said department, specifically those funded under official foreign development assistance, to ensure the full participation and involvement of women in the development process; and

All government departments and agencies shall review and revise all their regulations, circulars, issuances and procedures to remove gender bias therein.