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DAR trains employees on gender analysis

news reg 2 pix 1 august 3 2017The Department of Agrarian Reform (DAR)-Central Visayas recently conducted a three-day training workshop on gender analysis to help members of the department’s Gender and Development Focal Point System (GFPS) understand the basic gender concepts and tools for gender analysis.

Gender and development (GAD) facilitator James Arsenio Ponce said the training greatly helped the GFPS members in comprehending the concepts and benefits of genders analysis. “This training capacitated the members in arming them with tools and approaches in applying gender responsiveness in the department,” said Ponce.

Ponce taught the GFPS members the salient features of the Harmonized Gender and Development Guidelines which include application of gender analysis tools, analysis and its benefits, its approaches and data gathering.

The training was attended by 44 members of the GFPS from the DAR offices in Cebu, Bohol and Siquijor held at the Coco Palm Resort Danao City, Cebu on July 26-28, 2017. 

The lectures and activities were facilitated by Director James Arsenio O. Ponce of Presidential Agrarian Reform Council (PARC) Secretariat, a member of the Gender and Development Resource Pool of the Philippine Commission of Women.news reg 2 pix 2 august 3 2017  

The GFPS is a government that ensures that governance in government agencies, local government units and civil society are gender responsive. The GFPS makes sure that gender responsiveness is promoted through policies, plans and programs for national, regional and local development. (Rosanna Gay S. Visitacion)

Photo 1: The lectures and activities were facilitated by Director James Arsenio O. Ponce, a member of the Gender and Development Resource Pool of the Philippine Commission of Women.  

Photo 2: Ponce poses for a photo with Provincial Agrarian Reform Program Officer Eddie Maguinsay of DAR Bohol, Dr. Andrea Paciana Labra, Regional Chief Administrative Officer of DAR 7, PARPO  Varinia Fabilliar of DAR Cebu, and Chief Agrarian Reform Program Officer Lalaine Toralde of DAR Siquijor.   

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