Institutionalising Women Empowerment and Gender Equality in the Philippines
Cooperative Development Organisation
Implementing Partners and Organisations
Period of Implementation
Bilateral Aid: Sida/Civsam
Type of Activity
This project hopes to institutionalize women empowerment and gender equality in Philippine cooperatives and to support We Effect Project Partners in promoting gender equality among the member-based organizations. The project is working with lead government institution in charge of regulating cooperatives in the Philippines – the Cooperative Development Authority (CDA). The project is enhancing the capacity of CDA – providing training and technical assistance to management and cooperative development workers – to ensure that cooperatives are mainstreaming gender and development in their plans, policies, programs, and services.