Western Mindanao State University
Gender Research and Resource Center

The Gender Research and Resource Center Functions

  • The Center shall take the lead role in implementing the various laws, memorandum orders and other official issuances concerning women’s/gender issues, coordinate efforts towards these ends and prepare necessary reports on these matters.

  • As the University GAD Focal Point, the Center shall strengthen WMSU’s institutional capabilities for addressing gender issue’s.

  • It shall serve as the venue that will ensure mainstreaming of gender concerns in the University, and provide policy directions towards gender responsive planning.

  • It shall be the repository of references and materials on gender and development for use by students, researchers and the community.

  • It shall provide expertise on research, capability building, local legislations, gender and development and project development;

  • It shall establish institutional linkage with organizations both local, regional and national by networking directly or indirectly with organizations concerned with GAD and be the conduit of funds solicited for the purpose;

  • It shall assist in course, curriculum and textbook review to help attain the ideal of gender fair education.

  • It shall assist in all the activities of the WMSU University Women’s Club, and Women’s Club of different colleges. It will also serve as honorary adviser to the UWC.

  • It shall initiate the conduct of studies and fora on specific issues concerning women particularly on issues of gender, reproductive health and rights and sexuality and disseminate findings on the same