The UPDGO Publications for 2022

The UP Diliman Gender Office launched new publications this year namely: Protocol for Gender-Based Violence Prevention and Response (GBV Protocol), Usapang Lalaki: Masculinities Study Training Module, Mulat: Book of Gender Abstracts, 6 Year UP Diliman GAD Agenda, and the FILIPIN/AS: Women in Philippine Society Module. Aside from these publications, the UPDGO also launched pamphlets about gender topics and issues: HIV-AIDS brochure, SOGIESC brochure, Safe Spaces Act: Isang Praymer, and the SOGIESC Situation in UP Diliman.

The “Protocol for Gender-Based Violence Prevention and Response (GBV Protocol)” is intended to be a resource for faculty, staff, and employees who are first responders to different gender-based violence cases in the university. This is written by our Guidance Service Specialist, Anna Myrishia Villanueva. Meanwhile, the “Usapang Lalaki: Masculinity Studies Training Module” written by Eric Cabrera, is for trainers who want to shed light on the topic masculinity studies in the Philippines as a patriarchal society and how it is connected to different issues like VAWC, sexual harassment, bullying, and all forms of discrimination. The “Mulat: Book of Gender Abstracts” is a collection of abstracts about gender-related studies and topics. This project is headed by Kristel May Gomez-Magdaraog. The “6 Year UP Diliman GAD Agenda” is written also by Kristel May Gomez-Magdaraog, Cindy Cruz-Cabrera, Gwyneth Meneses and members of the UP Diliman Committee: Joseph Liao, Aiza Palaya, Gian Louisse Roy, AC Nadora, Eric Lloyd Hilario, and Kathleen Estrella. The agenda was a result of a 2-year intensive research and collaboration of the office and the GAD Committees of the university. The “Filipin/as: Women in Philippine Society” module is also a collaboration between the UPDGO and faculty of the Department of Speech Communication and Theatre Arts which aims to help Senior High school teachers and educators in teaching about gender-issues and topics. Finally, the “SOGIESC Situation in UP Diliman” is a study on the current SOGIESC situation which was a result of a series of interviews with faculty, staff, and students within the university.

By launching these publications and other reading materials, the UP Diliman Gender Office hopes to raise awareness about gender issues and promote a more equitable and inclusive community. These publications are part of the office’s larger goal to create a more equal and gender-sensitive world.

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Invitation to the 3rd UPD PDTS & 13th GAD Summit 2022

The UP Diliman Gender Office would like to invite all GAD COMMITTEE MEMBERS to participate in the 13th UP Diliman Gender and Development (GAD) Summit 2022 and the 3rd UP Diliman Professional Development Training Series 2022: Gender-Based Violence First Responder Training this November 23-25, 2022 as part of UPDGO’s opening activities for the 18-Day Campaign to End Violence Against Women, which begins on November 25 – the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women (IDEVAW). These are both in-person activities to be held at Alcantara Hall (third floor), UP Student Union Building, University of the Philippines Diliman.
The 3rd UP Diliman Professional Development Training Series 2022: Gender-Based Violence First Responder Training is a three-day training seminar to be held on November 23-24, 2022 from 8:00AM to 5:00PM and on November 25, 2022 from 8:00AM to 12:00NN. The PDTS will be focused on Training for UP Diliman GAD Committee members as Counseling First Responders for Gender-Based Violence. This training is the direct result of previous GAD Agenda and GAD Summit roundtable discussions on the need for Training as Counseling First Responders for Gender-Based Violence following concerns regarding several incidences of requests and situations where GAD Committee members have had to respond and assist in this capacity.
The PDTS shall be followed by the 13th UP Diliman Gender and Development Summit 2022 to be held on November 25, 2022 from 1:00PM to 5:00PM. This will be the first in-person GAD Summit to be held since 2019, and will include GAD Committee fellowship, presentation of GAD accomplishments, and sharing of best practices in GAD of all units and colleges across UP Diliman. We shall be celebrating IDEVAW – the International Day for the Elimination and Violence Against Women through GAD education and awareness-raising briefings and two musical performances.
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Stress and Anger Management for a Better Mental Health

Tagumpay na nailunsad ang pagsasanay sa Stress and Anger Management for a Better Mental Health para sa mga Volunteers of Barangay Council for the Protection of Children (BCPC) ng Brgy UP Campus. Ginanap ito sa University Hotel noong Oktubre 9, 2022 mula 8am – 5pm. Pangunahing tagapagsalita at nagbahagi ng kahusayan ay si Anna Myrishia Villanueva, Guidance Specialist ng UP Diliman Gender Office.

Natuto ang tatlumpung (30) volunteers ng mga konsepto tungkol sa (1) Stress and Anger, (2)Signs and Effects of Stress and Anger, at (3) Tools and Strategies kung paano pangasisiwaan ang stress. Naroon ding dumalo ang Brgy Capt na si Zenaida Lectura. Isang mahusay na inisyatiba ng mga barangay at komunidad ang pagbibigay suporta sa mga nagboboluntaryong magbigay tulong sa mga bulnerableng kasapi ng pamayanan gaya ng mga kabataan. Inaaasahan nating susunod na rin ang iba pang mga barangay sa UP Diliman tungo sa isang malaya at gender-responsive na komunidad.

GST para sa Asian Center at Brgy. UP Campus

Magkasabay na ginanap ang dalawang Gender Sensitivity Training para sa mga empleyado at fakulti ng Asian Center at para sa mga Lupong Tagapamayapa ng Brgy. UP Campus noong Oktubre 14, 2022. Ginanap sa GT Toyota ang GST ng mga fakulti at emplyado ng Asian Center kung saan nagbahagi ng mga susing mensahe ang dekanong si Dr. Henelito Sevilla Jr, at si Dr. Maria Dulce Natividad naman ang naglagom ng mga talakayan. Naging mga tagapagsalita naman sina Gio Potes (ng UPDGO), Mary Leian M. Pasumbal at Assoc. Prof. Bernadette V. Neri.

Ginanap naman sa University Hotel ang GST ng mga Lupong Tagapamayapa ng Brgy. UP Campus kung saan nagbahagi tungkol sa Batayang Konsepto sa Ari at Kasarian si Cindy Cruz-Cabrera, ang Senior GAD Officer ng UPDGO. Sina Brgy Capt. Zenaida Lectura at Pinuno ng Lupong Tagapamayapa, Erlinda Gaddi, ay nagbigay din ng mga mensahe.

Patuloy ang pakikipag-ugnayan at pakikipagtulungan ng UP Diliman Gender Office sa mga opisina, yunit, at mga barangay ng UP Diliman para sa mga pagsasanay at proyekto tungo sa layuning maging gender-responsive ang komunidad. Padayon sa mga kawani at mga opisina na kaagapay natin sa pagtupad na magkaroon ng malayang unibersidad.

Pagbati, CMO-UP Diliman

Pagbati sa CMO-UP Diliman! Idinaos noong Setyembre 30 ang whole-day Gender Sensitivity Training para sa mga empleyado ng Campus Maintenance Office – UP Diliman. Naroon din ang CMO Director na si Perlita Raña na nagbahagi ng natatanging mensahe para sa mga kawani. Nagbigay ng pagsasanay sina Gio Potes at Anna Villanueva. Maglulunsad ng isa pang training sa susunod na mga araw ang UPDGO para sa iba pang mga empleyado ng CMO. Layon nating maglunsad ng ganitong mga pagsasanay sa lahat ng mga kawani at empleyado ng UP Diliman.

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