Services and Advocacies
Women in Governance Program seeks to increase and expand women's participation
in governance. This is to ensure that the development plans and bidget
adequately address the needs of women and children.
Kababaihan sa Pulitika at Pamamahala"
An Orientation Course on Women in Governance
1. About the Course
course can be completed in three to four days depending on the flow
of the discussions on specific topics and samples. More takses and
samples are handed out to participants in order to have better graps
of the topic being discussed.
course is an "orientation course." It only introduced
and explains specific concepts and ideas; and does not intent to
teach particular skills to particiapants.
course is specifically designed for women leaders who are:
participants in different levels of governance. The course is
also for those who intend to participate inn governance work
in the future.
Elected officials or for those who are occupying leading positions
in strategic offices such as barangay health workers, barangay
nutrition scholar, and day care workers.
Objectives of the Course
To be able to provide extensive knowledge to women leaders in the
communities on opportunities and challenges in local governance
2.2 To be able to draw up concrete tasks and programs on where women
leaders can participate and have influence on local governance atructures
and its processes.
2.3 For participants to join the Participatory Development Planning.
After taking the course, the participants are expected to have developed
the capability to:
To be able to accept and recognize the need to actively participate
in local governance and its processes and how they can utilize what
they have learned in their advocacy on issues confronting women.
3.2 To be able to define specific opportunities and adapt means
of involvement in their respective communities (particularly on
the barangay level) for a more active participation in local governance
(e.g. developmental councile, human rights center, barangay justice)
3.3 To be able to develop concrete programs of action on how to
bring to the "mainstream" the different issues and concerns
3.4 To be able to draw up a develpment agenda and incorporate it
in all programs of their respective organizations or groups.