PROVINCIAL GENDER AND DEVELOPMENT (PGAD) OFFICE
The Provincial Gender And Development (PGAD) Office, created under Provincial Ordinance No. 2005- 02, shall be the coordinating, monitoring, and regulatory body of the Provincial Government on gender and development.
Mandates & Functions
--- The PGAD Office advocates gender equality and women empowerment and mobilizes partner agencies and various stakeholders for gender mainstreaming at the local level. Activities are undertaken to make the public aware of gender issues and concerns and eventually empower communities especially women.
--- Gender-sensitivity education and trainings for all departments and agencies of the Provincial Government and at the municipal/barangay level shall be designed. Standards for contents of the courses shall be established by the office.
--- Serves as data bank of the Provincial Government on gender and development.
--- Maintain and improve centralized data banking system on Trafficking and VAWC cases province-wide including effective measures and services.
--- Strengthen partnership with NGOs, People’s Organizations and other agencies, local , national and international.
--- Shall be involved in all the processes related to the conceptualization, development, assessment and evaluation of population and gender development and advocacy programs of the Provincial Government.
--- Document best practices on RA 9208 and Ra 9262 implementation and other GAD related activities.
--- Developing institutional mechanism for increased coordination and synergy in the approach against violence against women and their children and other GAD concerns
1. Task Force Pantalan
2. PPA-Women’s Help Desk
3. Women and Children Crisis Center
4. WCPU Women and Child – Friendly Investigation Room
5. Provincial Media Monitoring Board
6. Task Force Night Club
7. Men Opposed to Violence against Women Everywhere
Monitoring of the implementation of the Quezon Gender and Development (GAD) Code.
|Address:||3/F Social Services Building,
Provincial Capitol Compound,
|Tel. No.:||Telefax : (042) 373-71-75|