Center for Gender Studies 

Center for Gender Studies 

TSU Research Direction

“Research Readiness Towards Development and Competitiveness in the Asia Pacific Region by 2020”

GAD Framework:

The Center for Gender Studies – with its suggested theme “Gender Sensitivity, Awareness, Equality and  Promotion through Research and Research Activities” – aims to:

Respond to the research needs that are in line with the Philippine Plan for Gender Responsive Development 1995-2025; 

Expedite the conduct of studies about gender-related concerns/issues among the purported vulnerable groups, indigenous women and girls, and other marginalized sectors in education; 

Strengthen the research culture of the University along gender sensitivity and awareness by facilitating colloquia/workshops that will either develop or enhance the research capacity of one and all;

Educate continuously both the Academe and Administration through the Documentation/ Archives of completed researches and publications;

Assess the quality of impact of ongoing GAD-related studies/projects over the University and local community;

Review protocols that will protect the rights and welfare of research participants and to ensure that research-studies are conducted in an ethical manner;

Consult periodically with TSU-URO with matters pertaining to the conduct and monitoring of ongoing GAD-related studies/projects;

Harmonize Gender-Responsive Research Program with GAD Planning and Budgeting 

Gender-Responsive Research-Program     (GRRP)

TSU-GAD integrates Gender and Development in the University research agenda, by considering the following: 1)  Priority research-areas as defined in the National Higher Education Research Agenda (NHERA), specifically Women’s Studies in all academic disciplines, social issues raised by the Magna Carta of Women (MCW), Indigenous Women and Girls and other marginalized sectors in education, Women and the Environment, and Gender-Responsive Governance; 2) Institutionalization of GAD-database with sex-disaggregated data and gender statistics in all research activities; 3) GAD Policy and program assessment and evaluation; 4) Establishment of an Ethics Board that will review gender sensitivity in research activities; 5) GAD guidelines on ethical standards in research following the Convention on the Elimination of Discrimination Against Women (CEDAW) and Magna Carta of Women (MCW), and 6) Incentives and other support-structures for the conduct of GAD-related researches.