Cavite State University - Trece Martires City Campus

Gender and Development Unit


A gender responsive educational institution where stakeholders enjoy equal responsibilities and opportunities.


CvSU–GAD Resource Center shall integrate and advocate gender equity and equality principles and perspectives in providing instruction, research and extension services.


The GAD Resource Center shall aim for:
1.   Sustainable and gender responsive instruction, research, community development and involvement;
2.   Gender equity and equality among the academic community;
3.   Sustainable partnership and cooperation among stakeholders; and
4.   Gender responsive governance.


1.   Strengthen the capacity of faculty members in the integration of GAD and other issues and concerns in the course syllabi and instructional materials;
2.   Enhance data and information on women’s’ participation in politics, economics, education, peace and order and other activities, and disseminate information to clients;
3.   Improve level of understanding, awareness, and responsiveness of residents of the community and members of other organizations on GAD issues and concerns and laws on women;
4.   Establish a repository for gender-related instruction, research, and extension materials and other forms of literature on gender and development;
5.   Strengthen accessibility of men and women to knowledge management products, resources and networks;
6.   Establish networks and linkages with other local, national, and international organizations;
7.   Ensure that the sex-disaggregated data and other vital information obtained from its operations shall be used as basis in decision making processes; and
8.   Sustain the gender mainstreaming efforts of the University.