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Mainstreaming gad budget presentation

  1. 1. MAINSTREAMING GAD BUDGET IN THE CDP
  2. 2. Legal Basis of the 5% GAD Budget  RA 71 92 (Women in Development and Nation Building Act) requires all government agencies to review and revise all their policies and procedures to remove gender biases; promotes gender – responsive planning;
  3. 3. provides that external and domestic resources Shall be mobilized by national and local government agencies to support programs/projects for women; and provides for the allocation of 5-30% of Official Development Assistance (ODA) funds for programs and projects for women.
  4. 4.  EO 273 which operationalizes the Philippine Plan for Gender-responsive Development (PPGD) directs all national and local government agencies to incorporate and reflect GAD concerns in the annual budget proposals in the and work and financial plans.
  5. 5.  The annual General Appropriations Act (GAA) mandates all government agen- cies including LGUs to formulate a GAD Plan designed to empower women and address gender issues. The cost of implementing the GAD Plan shall at least 5% of the agency/ LGUs total budget appropriation.
  6. 6.  Local Budget Memorandum on IRA provides that the annual budget of LGUs shall mainstream GAP plan in their programs, activities and projects that specify women’s needs and GAD concerns.
  7. 7. What is a GAD Plan?  It is a systematically designed set of services, programs, activities and projects carried out by agencies/LGUs over a period of time to address gender issues and concerns of their respective staff, sectors and constituents.
  8. 8.  In the case of LGU, it shall be anchored on the mandate of LGUs international commitments, gender issues taken from the gender analysis, CDP or ELA and GAD Code.
  9. 9. What is a GAD Budget?  It is a portion of the agency/LGUs yearly budget (appropriation) that is intended for gender-responsive programs and projects. It is the cost of implemen- ting the agency/LGU’s annual GAD plan. It is not an additional amount over and above of the regular budget.
  10. 10.  The 5% GAD budget shall endeavor to directly influence the 95% of the agency/LGU budget toward gender- responsiveness.
  11. 11. What can be Funded by the 5% GAD Buget at the LGU level?  Setting up/strengthening of a GAD Focal Point Gender sensitivity trainings (GST), trai- nings on gender analysis, gender main- streaming, & laws on women Advocacy activities on GAD, VAWC- related laws & reproductive health
  12. 12.  Organizational assessment (Gerl-Ka Ba) Capacity Building for GAD trainers, staff of Women’s Desk & women in non-traditional occupations Establishment of LGU gender-respon- sive database GAD Planning activities
  13. 13.  Salaries of workers directly engaged in gender-responsive programs & projects (e.g. VAWC Center) Construction, cost of managing, and providing equipment for women’s shelter, women health project/training centers.
  14. 14. THANK YOU!!!!!!!!

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