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Bohol Gender and Development (GAD) Code (Provincial Ordinance No. 2011-02)

A comprehensive legislation that support Bohol's efforts in promoting, protecting and fulfilling women's human rights towards the attainment of gender equality and women's empowerment. Specifically, it aims to (a) affirm and adopt national and international mandates and frameworks on gender equality, women's empowerment and women's human rights at the local level through local legislation; (b) harmonize local policies and programs with national and international commitments on gender and development (GAD); and (c) guide local development planning or the identification, implementation, and monitoring and evaluation of GAD-related programs and projects especially those for women. Enacted through Sangguniang Panlalawigan Ordinance No. 201-02. Available in booklet form and in PDF.


Contact Ms. Carmelita M. Tecson, RSW, Acting PSWDO
Tamblot St., Tagbilaran City, Bohol 6300
Telephone +63 (38) 412-3080 or 501-8014