The University upholds gender equality by catering programs, activities, and projects that are gender-sensitive and responsive to the needs of the client, organization, community, and other stakeholders. It promotes gender mainstreaming activities in planning, implementing, monitoring, and evaluating policies and procedures for human empowerment and societal development.


The BiPSU Gender and Development was created based on international and national provisions that promote gender and development.

  • Convention on the Elimination of all Forms of Discrimination Against Women (CEDAW)
  • Beijing Platform for Action (BPFA)
  • Sustainable Development Goal (SDG 5: Achieve Gender Equality and Empower all women and girls.
  • The 1987 Philippine Constitution (Article II, Sec.14 | Article IV, Sec. 12 | Article XIII, Sec. 11 & Sec. 14)
  • RA 9710: (Magna Carta of Women) and its Implementing Rules and Regulations
  • EO 227, The New Family Code of the Philippines
  • RA 7192: Women in Development and Nation Building Act
  • RA 6725: An Act Strengthening the Prohibition on Discrimination against Women with Respect to Terms and Conditions of Employment, Amending 135 of the Labor Code, as Amended
  • CHED Memorandum No 1, Series of 2015
  • RA 7877: Anti-Sexual Harassment Act of 1995
  • RA 11313: Safe Spaces Act
  • CSC Resolution No. 01-0940: Administrative Disciplinary Rules on Sexual Harassment Cases
  • RA 9262: Anti-Violence Against Women and Children
  • RA 9995: Anti-Photo and Video Voyeurism Act of 2009
  • Philippine Development Plan (2017-2022).
  • Gender Equality and Women's Empowerment Plan (2019-2025)
  • Philippine Plan for Gender-Responsive Development (1995-2025)
  • Joint Circular No. 2012-01 from the Philippine Commission on Women, National Economic and Development Authority and the Department of Budget and Management: Annual Planning and Budgeting Guidelines for the Preparation of Gender and Development (GAD) Plans and Budget and GAD Accomplishment Report
  • PCW MC 2018-03 on the Formulation and Updating of GAD Agenda
  • PCW MC 2016-01 on the Use of the Enhanced GMEF Tool


The BiPSU Gender and Development Office is committed in promoting a gender-sensitive academic community.

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BiPSU GAD fosters Gender Responsive Research and Inclusive Innovation

Aimed at integrating gender lens on research and innovations, Biliran Province State University, through the Gender and Development Office, in cooperation with the Research and Innovation Office, hosted a webinar on gender-responsive research and inclusive innovation via Zoom Teleconferencing last November 8 and 11.

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International Webinar On Networking Management Strategies

BiPSU-SGS, in partnership with the Gender and Development Office, hosted the International Webinar On Networking Management Strategies on September 26, 2021.

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GAD Planning and Budgeting for FY 2022

Spearheaded by the Gender and Development Office, the members of the GAD Focal Point Systems attended the GAD Planning and Budgeting for FY 2022 last September 3, 2021. The said event was facilitated by Mr. Rene Gandeza from the Office of the Presidential Advisor on Peace Process.

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