R.A. 9710 or the Magna Carta of Women

RA 9710

Known to be an all-inclusive human rights law, the Republic Act No. 9710, also known as the Magna Carta of Women, strives to eradicate any form of discrimination against women. 
This Information, Education, and Communication (IEC) material on R.A. 9710 includes:
-What is R.A. 9710?
-Basic Premise of R.A. 9710
-Gender-based Discrimination
-Rights of Women Under R.A. 9710
-Rights of Women in Marginalized Sectors: Migrant Workers
-How Does DFA Implement R.A. 9710 Overseas?
-What are the Specific Responsibilities of Government Under the Magna Carta of Women?
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DFA: Use of Gender Fair Language

Gender Fair Language

Gender issues occur everyday and anywhere; the spaces that we work in is no exception. A conscious effort to put a stop to gender stereotypes and biases is the use of "non-sexist" or "gender-fair language" in the offices. Achieving this indicates a significant step to gender equality.
Know more about the importance of gender-fair language and how to use a non-sexist language in official communications through the Civil Service Commission (CSC) Memorandum Circular No. 12, S. 2005.
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DFA Gender Statistics 2019: Part 1  

Gender Statistics

The DFA Gender Statistics with 2019 as baseline year, is part of the Department’s efforts to collect sex- and age- disaggregated data of its personnel. These statistics will be generated every year to measure the effectiveness of GAD activities and to develop more targeted GAD policies and programs.

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Sexual Harassment in the Workplace

sexual harrasment

Sexual harassment can take place in any environment you initially deem as safe, even in the workplace. It can take up different forms–physical or verbal–but in the end, it still negatively impacts the victim equally. 
Learn more about sexual harassment in the workplace, its forms, potential perpetrators, and things to do when sexually harassed in this Information, Education, and Communication (IEC) material.
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