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Republic of the Philippines

Province of Bohol
Municipality of Loay
BARANGAY ____________________________

OFFICE OF THE PUNONG BARANGAY

Executive Order No. _____


Series of 2018

AN ORDER RECONSTITUTING THE GENDER AND DEVELOPMENT (GAD) FOCAL POINT SYSTEM
(GFPS)

WHEREAS, the 1987 Philippine Constitution provides that the State recognizes the role of
women in nation building, and shall ensure the fundamental equality before the law of women
and men;

WHEREAS, the government conceptualized and implemented the Gender and


Development (GAD) program which is a development perspective and process that believes
that development is for all, that men and women have the same right to the same
opportunities to achieve a full and satisfying life;

WHEREAS, different laws were enacted for Gender and Development, gender equality
and women empowerment which include among others RA 9710 or the Magna Carta of
Women;

WHEREAS, DILG, NEDA, DBM & PCW issued Joint Memorandum Circular 2013-01 as
amended by JMC 2016-1 Localizing the Magna Carta of Women and Mainstreaming GAD
through institutional strategies, mechanisms and processes, Including the
Creation/Constitution of the GAD Focal Point System (GFPS).

NOW THEREFORE, I, _______________________________________, by virtue of the powers


vested in me by law as Punong Barangay do hereby order;

SECTION 1. RECONSTITUTION OF THE GENDER AND DEVELOPMENT (GAD) FOCAL POINT


SYSTEM (GFPS). The GFPS of this barangay is hereby reorganized and shall be composed of the
following:

Chairperson - - Punong Barangay


Co-Chairperson - - SBM on Women and Family
Members : - SBM on Appropriation
SK Chairperson
BNS
Day Care Worker
BHW
- Chief Tanod
- VAW Desk Officer
- Lupon Member
- DepEd Rep.
- Women’s Organization Rep
- CSO

SECTION 2. SECRETARIAT. The Barangay Secretary shall provide secretariat services and
assist the GFPS in the performance of their roles and responsibilities: provision of administrative
and logistical service, preparation of meeting agenda and document GFPS meetings and
related GAD activities.

SECTION 3. FUNCTIONS. The GFPS is tasked to ensure and sustain the LGU’s critical
consciousness in supporting gender and development, women’s empowerment and
responding to gender issues.
1. It shall take a lead role in direction-setting, advocacy, planning, monitoring and
evaluation, and technical advisory in mainstreaming GAD perspectives in the LGU
programs, projects, activities, and processes;
2. Lead in mainstreaming GAD perspectives in LGU policies, plans and programs;
3. Assist in the formulation of new policies such as the GAD Code in advancing
women’s empowerment and gender equality;
4. Lead in setting up appropriate systems and mechanisms to ensure the generation,
processing, review, and updating of sex-disaggregated data or GAD database;
5. Coordinate efforts of different units of the LGU;
6. Spearhead the preparation of the annual and performance-based LGU GAD Plan
and Budget (GPB) and consolidate the same and submit to City/Municipal Planning
and Development Office and the City/Municipal Local Government Operations
Office,;
7. Lead in monitoring the effective implementation of the annual GAD Plan and
Budget (GPB), GAD Code, other GAD related policies and plans;
8. Lead the preparation of the annual LGU GAD Accomplishment Report (GAD AR)
and other GAD reports;
9. Strengthen linkages with other LGUs, concerned agencies or organizations working
on women’s rights and gender and development;
10. Promote and actively pursue the participation of women and gender advocates,
other CSOs and private organizations in the various stages of development planning
cycle, giving attention to the marginalized sector.

SECTION 4. MEETINGS. The GFPS shall meet every month or as often as necessary.

SECTION 5. EFFECTIVITY. This order shall take effect immediately and shall remain in effect
unless otherwise repealed and/or superseded by succeeding orders.

Done this ___________ day of ______________________, 2018.

_______________________________________
Punong Barangay