Gender and Development Related Laws and Issuances

The Magna Carta of Women
Guidelines on the Availment of the Special Leave Benefits for Women under R.A. 9710 (An Act Providing for the Magna Carta of Women) – CSC Resolution No. 1000432
Anti-Sexual Harassment Act of 1995
Anti-Violence Against Women and Their Children Act of 2004
Women in Development and Nation Building Act
Directing All Concerned Government Agencies to Adopt the Gender Equality Guidelines in the Development of their Respective Media Policies and Implementing Programs in Order to Promote Gender Mainstreaming
The Responsible Parenthood and Reproductive Health Act of 2012
Approving and Adopting the Philippines Plan for Gender-Responsive Development, 1996-2025
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.
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