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Gender and Development (GAD)

The State affirms the role of  women in nation building, promotes women empowerment, pursues equal opportunities for women and men and ensures equal access to resources and development results and outcomes. It condemns discrimination against women in all its forms and pursues by all appropriate means and without delay the policy of eliminating discrimination against women in keeping with the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination Against Women (CEDAW) and other international instruments consistent with Philippine law. The State shall accord women the rights, protection, and opportunities available to every member of society.

GAD Updates

Araceli

ARACELI (Total Members: 11 | Male: 10 | Female: 1) ECAN Board Members M F 1.       Hon. Sue S. Cudilla x 2.       Hon. Eddie S....

Dumaran

DUMARAN (Total Members: 9 |  Male: 7  | Female: 1) ECAN Board Members M F 1.       Hon. Medwin C. Pablico x 2.       Hon. Richard R....

Roxas

DUMARAN (Total Members: 9 |  Male: 7  | Female: 1) ECAN Board Members M F 1.       Hon. Medwin C. Pablico x 2.       Hon. Richard R....

El Nido

EL NIDO (Total Members: 11 |  Male: 9  | Female: 2) Members M F 1.       Hon. Nieves C. Roento x 2.       Hon. Leonor D. Corral x 3.      ...

Taytay

TAYTAY (Total Members: 9 | Male: 7 | Female: 2) Members M F 1.       Hon. Romy L. Salvame x 2.       Hon. Christian V. Rodriguez x 3.       Hon....

San Vicente

SAN VICENTE (Total Members: 9  |  Male: 8  |  Female: 1 ) Members M F 1.       Hon. Maria Carmela E. Alvarez x 2.       Mr. Antonio...

Quezon

QUEZON (Total Members: 16  |  Male: 13 ||Female: 3) ECAN Board Members M F 1.       Hon. Joselito O. Ayala x 2.       Hon. Eugene C. Ayod x 3.      ...

Narra

NARRA (Total Members: 12 |  Male: 7  |  Female: 5) ECAN Board Members M F 1.       Hon. Lucena D. Demaala x 2.       Hon. Crispin O....

Brooke’s Point

BROOKE’S POINT (Total Members: 21  | Male: 9 |  Female: 12 ) ECAN Board Members M F 1.       Hon. Atty. Mary Jean D....

Coron

CORON (Total Members: 24  |  Male: 18  | Female: 5) ECAN Board Members M F 1.       Hon. Ajerico S. Barracoso x 2.       Hon. Joseph Armstrong...

Busuanga

BUSUANGA (Total Members: 15 |  Male: 9  |  Female: 6) ECAN Board Members M F 1.       Hon. Elizabeth M. Cervantes x 2.       Hon. Elvin D....

Culion

CULION (Total Members: 16  |  Male: 10  |  Female:  6) ECAN Board Members M F 1.       Hon. Ma. Virginia N. De Vera x 2.       Hon....

Rizal

RIZAL (Total Members: 15 |  Male: 11  | Female: 4) ECAN Board Members M F 1.       Hon. Norman S. Ong x 2.       Hon. Rowel M....

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