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It seeks to transform society’s social, economic, and political structures and questions the validity of the gender roles they ascribed to women and men. It also stresses the need of women to organize themselves and participate in political processes to strengthen their legal rights.

To Achieve Gender Equality


SHFC shall endeavor to develop plans, policies, programs, measures, and mechanisms to address discrimination and inequality in economic, political, social, and cultural life of women and men. SHFC shall accord women the rights, protection, and opportunities available to every member of society.

All individuals are equal as human beings by virtue of the inherent dignity of each human person. No one, therefore, should suffer discrimination on the basis of ethnicity, gender, age, language, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, political, or other opinion, national, social, or geographical origin, disability, property, birth, or other status as established by human rights standards.

GENDER EQUITY
The policies, instruments, programs, services, and actions that address the disadvantaged position of women in society by providing preferential treatment and affirmative action.

GENDER EQUALITY
The principle asserting the equality of men and women and their right to enjoy equal conditions realizing their full human potentials to contribute to ad benefit from the results of development, and with the State of recognizing that all human beings are free and equal in dignity and rights.

GENDER SENSITIVITY
The modification of behavior by raising awareness of gender equality, how gender shapes the roles of women and men in society, including their role in development, and how it affects the relations between them.

GAD as a Perspective and Process


• Participatory          • Free from Violence

• Empowering           • Respectful of Human Rights

• Equitable                • Supportive self-determination

• Sustainable            • Actualization of human potentials
GENDER EQUITY

The policies, instruments, programs, services, and actions that address the disadvantaged position of women in society by providing preferential treatment and affirmative action.

GENDER EQUALITY

The principle asserting the equality of men and women and their right to enjoy equal conditions realizing their full human potentials to contribute to and benefit from the results of development, and with the State recognizing that all human beings are free and equal in dignity and rights.


GENDER SENSITIVITY

The modification of behevior by raising awareness of gender equality, how gender shapes the roles of women and men in society, including their role in development, and how it affects the relations between them.

"Gender Equality is more than a goal itself. it is a precondition for meeting the challenge or reducing poverty, promoting sustainable development and building good governance" - Michelle Bachelet

“Gender Equality is more than a goal itself. It is a precondition for meeting the challenge or reducing poverty, promoting, sustainable development and building good governance.-Kofi Annan”

GENDER AWARENESS ACTIVITIES & OFFICE ORDERS

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Office order No.19-0962  RECONSTITUTION OF SHFC GAD FOCAL POINT SYSTEM COMMITTEE
• 2020 Gender Awareness Calendar
• Insurance Community Enhancement Division Activities