3RA 9710 – Magna Carta of Women "Violence Against Women" refers to any act of gender-based violence that results in, or is likely to result in, physical, sexual, or psychological harm or suffering to women, including threats of such acts, coercion, or arbitrary deprivation of liberty, whether occurring in public or in private life. It shall be understood to encompass, but not limited to, the following:(1) Physical, sexual, psychological, and economic violence occurring in the family, including battering, sexual abuse of female children in the household, dowry-related violence, marital rape, and other traditional practices harmful to women, non-spousal violence, and violence related to exploitation;(2) Physical, sexual, and psychological violence occurring within the general community, including rape, sexual abuse, sexual harassment, and intimidation at work, in educational institutions and elsewhere, trafficking in women, and prostitution; and(3) Physical, sexual, and psychological violence perpetrated or condoned by the State, wherever it occurs.It also includes acts of violence against women as defused in Republic Acts No and 9262.
4RA 9710 – Magna Carta of Women "SECTION 13. WOMEN AFFECTED BY DISASTERS, CALAMITIES, AND OTHER CRISIS SITUATIONSWomen have the right to protection and security in times of disasters, calamities and other crisis situations especially in all phases of relief, recovery, rehabilitation, and reconstruction efforts. The State shall provide for immediate humanitarian assistance, allocation of resources, and early resettlements, if necessary. It shall also address the particular needs of women from a gender perspective to ensure their full protection from sexual exploitation and other gender-based violence committed against them.Responses to disaster situations shall include the provision of services, such as psychosocial support, livelihood support, education, and comprehensive health services, including protection during pregnancy.
5RA 9710 – Magna Carta of Women "SECTION 13. ContinuationTimely, adequate and culturally-appropriate provision of relief goods and services such as food, water, sanitary packs, psychosocial support, livelihood, education and comprehensive health services including implementation of the Minimum Initial Service Package (MISP) for sexual and reproductive health at the early stage of the crisis
6RA 9710 – Magna Carta of Women "SECTION 13. ContinuationProactive adoption of measures by camp managers to prevent sexual violence in evacuation centers and relocation sites which include:Security and safety of women as key criteria for selection of evacuation sitesSeparate functional and well-lit latrines for men and women with locksBathing facilities with privacyRegular security patrols preferably by female police officersProhibition of alcohol, drugs and gambling, among others
7RA 8353 – Anti-Rape Law of 1997 Rape is committed By a man who shall have carnal knowledge of a woman under any of the following circumstances:Through force, threat, or intimidation;When the offended party is deprived of reason or otherwise unconscious;By means of fraudulent machination or grave abuse of authority; andWhen the offended party is under twelve (12) years of age or is demented, even though none of the circumstances mentioned above be present.
8RA 8353 – Anti-Rape Law of 1997 Rape is committed By any person who, under any of the circumstances mentioned in paragraph 1 hereof, shall commit an act of sexual assault by inserting his penis into another person’s mouth or anal orifice, or any instrument or object, into the genital or anal orifice of another person.
9RA 9262 – Anti-Intimate Partner Violence “Anti-Violence Against Women and Their Children Act of 2004“"Violence against women and their children" refers to any act or a series of acts committed by any person against a woman who is his wife, former wife, or against a woman with whom the person has or had a sexual or dating relationship, or with whom he has a common child, or against her child whether legitimate or illegitimate, within or without the family abode, which result in or is likely to result in physical, sexual, psychological harm or suffering, or economic abuse including threats of such acts, battery, assault, coercion, harassment or arbitrary deprivation of liberty.
10RA 9208 - Anti-Trafficking in Persons Act of 2003 Trafficking in Persons - refers to the recruitment, transportation, transfer or harboring, or receipt of persons with or without the victim's consent or knowledge, within or across national borders by means of threat or use of force, or other forms of coercion, abduction, fraud, deception, abuse of power or of position, taking advantage of the vulnerability of the person, or, the giving or receiving of payments or benefits to achieve the consent of a person having control over another person for the purpose of exploitation which includes at a minimum, the exploitation or the prostitution of others or other forms of sexual exploitation, forced labor or services, slavery, servitude or the removal or sale of organs.The recruitment, transportation, transfer, harboring or receipt of a child for the purpose of exploitation shall also be considered as "trafficking in persons" even if it does not involve any of the means set forth in the preceding paragraph.
11RA 10364 – Expanded Anti-Trafficking Law Recruitment in the guise of domestic or overseas employment for sexual exploitation, forced labor or involuntary debt bondage; recruitment of any Filipino woman to marry a foreigner, engagement in sex tourism, recruitment for organ removal, and recruitment of a child to engage in armed activities abroad can now be considered human trafficking
12 Local Committees on Anti-Trafficking and Violence Against Women and Their Children (LCAT-VAWC)
13Joint Memo Circular on Local Committees on Anti-Trafficking & Violence Against Women and Their Children (LCAT-VAWC) issued by DILG, DSWD and DOJ
14JMC Circular No. 2010-1 18 October 2010 “For purposes of EXPEDIENCY, MAXIMIZING RESOURCES and PREVENTING DUPLICATION OF FUNCTIONS and REPRESENTATION at the LOCAL LEVEL, LCAT-VAWCs will be created instead of establishing two separate bodies at the provincial and city/municipal levels.”
15PURPOSE for CREATING LCAT-VAWCs Establish functional parallel structure & system at the local level ---- to monitor & oversee implementation of the provisions of RA 9208 and RA 9262 and OTHER WOMEN/VAW-related laws and policiesIncrease capacities of local partners to develop & implement culturally appropriate & gender responsive policies and programsMobilize resources of the local community in thePREVENTIONPROTECTIONRECOVERYREINTEGRATION of victims/survivorsEstablish partnership with NGOs, POs
16LCAT-VAWC Organizational Structure National Inter-Agency Council on Anti-TraffickingChair: DOJCo-Chair: DSWDNational Inter-Agency Council on Anti-VAWCChair: DSWDCo-Chair: DILGRegional Committee on Anti-Trafficking and VAWC (RCAT-VAWC)Chair: DSWDCo-Chairs: DOJ and DILGProvincial Committee on Anti-Trafficking and VAWC (PCAT-VAWC) Chair: Local Chief ExecutiveCity/Municipal Committee on Anti-Trafficking and VAWC(C/MCAT-VAWC)Chair: Local Chief Executive
17LCAT-VAWC COMPOSITION Provincial LCAT-VAWCGovernorPPDCPSWDOPHODILGPNPProsecutor, DOJChair, Committee on Women, Children & Family, SPDepEdField Officer Director, CSCPESONGOs (Women, Children, OFW)City/Municipal LCAT-VAWCMayorC/MPDCC/MSWDOC/MHOCity Director/Municipal LGOOCity/Municipal Chief of PoliceCity/Municipal ProsecutorNGOs (Women, Children, OFW)In emergencies, membership may be expanded to include UN Agencies, International NGOs
18“Humanitarian Mandate” The interagency committee will EXPAND its membership to include new members such as United Nations (UN) agencies, international NGOs, and other relevant organizations in cases where it is warranted especially during a disaster or emergency – either a conflict or natural disaster – that causes the serious disruption of the functioning of a society, creating widespread human, material or environmental losses which exceed the ability of the affected areas to cope using its own resources.
19LCAT-VAWC FUNCTIONSInstitute policies and programs to protect women and children who are victims-survivors of trafficking & violenceEstablish systems on surveillance, investigation and rescue to ensure effective & efficient coordinationUndertake information, education and advocacy campaign against trafficking and VAWCMonitor and oversee the strict implementation of RA 9208, RA 9262 and other related laws for the protection of women and childrenOversee implementation of the IACAT and IACVAWC national plans of action
20Institutional Arrangements National IACAT and IAC-VAWCoverall coordinating, monitoring and advocacy body at the national levelRegional CAT-VAWC (RCAT-VAWC)link between the national and LGUs, shall coordinate directly with the province for the proposed establishment of PCAT-VAWCProvincial CAT-VAWC (PCAT-VAWC)coordinate directly with the city/municipality for the establishment of C/MCAT-VAWCLCAT-VAWCs may call on the assistance of NGOs/POs to assist in formulation & implementation of localized programs
21Institutional Arrangements At any level, LCAT-VAWC shall establish linkage with other existing bodies/local councils on women & children & may invite other relevant agencies/orgs to participate in its meetings.Member agencies/institutions shall appoint a permanent alternate representative at the regional level not lower than an Assistant Director who shall attend meetings/activities when the permanent rep is unavailable.
22REPORTING National IACAT and IAC-VAWC RCAT-VAWC PCAT-VAWC shall submit a comprehensive report on the programs undertaken on a semestral basisEvery 22nd of January and July of the following year(or in synchrony with the reporting schedule to the President)C/MCAT-VAWC shall submit a comprehensive report on the programs undertaken on a semestral basisEvery 15th of January and July of the following year
23All DILG Regional Director and Field Officers are hereby directed to cause the widest dissemination of this Circular to all LCEs in their respective jurisdiction and provide technical assistance, where appropriate and necessary. They shall likewise MONITOR LGU COMPLIANCE and SUBMIT REPORT to the Secretary, DILG through the National Barangay Operations Office (NBOO), not later than 3 months after the JMC approval.
24Guidelines in the Establishment and Management of a Referral System on VAW at the LGU level (Philippine Commission on Women &IAC-VAWC)
25Multi- sectoral response to Gender-based Violence SURVIVOR/ COMMUNITYHEALTHPSYCHO- SOCIAL*LEGAL/ JUSTICESAFETY/ SECURITYPROTECTIONMulti- sectoral response to Gender-based Violence*Includes social reintegrationand livelihood initiatives
26Why establish A Referral System? Obtain the highest quality care and treatment, assistance and protection to victims-survivors of violence;Facilitate the provision of services to meet the various needs of victims-survivors and ensure their recovery and reintegration;Establish a feedback mechanism between and among concerned agencies to ensure that requested services are provided;Make possible the exchange of knowledge, skills, practices, and experiences geared towards enhanced capacity of service providers;Achieve a more rational use of financial and human resources for more efficient and effective delivery of services
27Essential elements of a referral system A group of agencies providing comprehensive multi-sectoral servicesA coordinating agency/organizationA directory of services and agencies with service provisionStandard referral formsA feedback loop to track referralsDocumentation of referral
28Entry of a GBV victim-survivor to the Referral System NGA Central/Regional Field Offices and their branch offices including IACAT and IAC-VAWC agenciesLGU Executives and OfficesProsecutor’s Office or Legal Representative/associationVictim-Survivor of Gender-based ViolenceBarangay CouncilProvincial/City/Municipal Social Welfare Development OfficeProvincial/City/MunicipalMedical FacilityLaw enforcement (PNP/NBI)NGO/FBOGuidelines in the Establishment and Management of a Referral System on VAW at the LGU level(PCW & IAC-VAWC)
29The general referral flow Guidelines in the Establishment and Management of a Referral System on VAW at the LGU level (PCW & IAC-VAWC)
30Referral network in the case management of GBV victims-survivors Guidelines in the Establishment and Management of a Referral System on VAW at the LGU level (PCW & IAC-VAWC)
31Pagpangita Ug dinaliang tabang GENDER-BASED VIOLENCE REFERRAL PATHWAY FOR HUMANITARIAN EMERGENCIESPROVINCE OF DAVAO ORIENTAL – TYPHOON PABLO/BOPHAPagpangita Ug dinaliang tabangMamahimong magpakitabang ang bikitima sa mga tao o ahensyang gahatag og hinabang sa komunidad sama sa:Social WorkerFP: ________CP: ________PolisFP: ________CP: ________Medikal/PanglawasFP: ___________CP: ___________Brgy. Captain/BCPC/VAW Desk OfficerFP: ____________CP: ____________Non-Government Organizations (NGOs)FP: ______________CP: ______________MagtutudloFP: _________CP: _________Tribal/Religious/Indigenous LeadersFP: ___________CP: ___________SERBISYO ALANG SA BIKTIMA GIKAN SA NAGKA LAIN-LAING SEKTOR Kining paagiha sa tubag mao ang mupaniguro nga ang biktima makadawat sa angay, ug dekaledad nga serbisyo gikan sa nagkalain-laing sektor sama sa serbisyo sa panglawas, pangisip, suporta sa komunidad, seguriadad ug serbisyong legal.MEDICAL/PANGLAWASProvincial Hospital – WCPU: Dr. Hermigilda B. NartatezCP:Health Center: RHU – Boston Dr. Al Raymond TupasCP:Health Center: RHU – Cateel Dr. Modesto I. Veroy, Jr.CP:Health Center: RHU – Baganga FP: _______________________CP: _______________________Health Center: RHU – Caraga FP: _______________________PANGISIP / KALISANG / ESPIRITUHANONG KAAYUHANTigpahigayon sa komunidad sa Probinsya: Meravic LaquinonCP: (087)Tigpahigayon sa komunidad sa Munisipyo - Boston: Maria Consolacion CabreraCP:Tigpahigayon sa komunidad sa Munisipyo - Baganga:Daryl F. BoholCP:Tigpahigayon sa komunidad sa Munisipyo – Caraga:FP: _________________________CP: _________________________SEGURIDADProvincial Philippine National Police HQ – Davao Oriental: PO3 Angelica GaytaHotline: /PNP (Boston)PO2 Arlene BelanoHotline: /PNP (Cateel)PO2 Melba LabasanoHotline:PNP (Baganga)SPO1 Heidi AcidoCP:Philippine National Police (Caraga):SPO1 Debora Matilac CP:LEGAL / HUSTISYACommission on Human Rights Atty. Junitte Rose BarroquilloCP#: (082) /(082) / (082)Public Attorney’s Office (PAO): FP: Atty. Godelina EtcubanasCP:Department of Justice: FP: ________________________CP: ________________________Shari’a Court: FP: ________________________Legal/Paralegal NGO: FP: ________________________Human mahatag ang dinaliang tubag, ihatag ang:Temporaryong puy-ananTabang pang-edukasyonPanginabuhian ug pagbansay sa abilidadProteksyon sa pagtistigoKini nga mga lakang nga agihan buhaton lamang diha sa sitwasyon nga dunay katalagman o kapit-os sama sa panahon sa bagyo, baha, linog, giyera, ug uban pa.Ang tumong ug katuyuan sa magdumala, mao ang paghatag ug luwas, maampingon nga palibot ug ang pag respeto sa paghipos sa mga impormasyon bahin sa hintungdan (survivor), pagpakisayud sa ilang mga panginahanglan, paghatag sa tinuod ug klarong impormasyon mahitungod sa mga serbisyo nga ilang madawat. Kung kini gikauyonan na sa maong hingtundan, himoon na dayon ug “referrals” ug pwede usab ubanan ang maong hintungdan aron makaangkon sa maong serbisyo nga angay kaniya. Kung ang hintungdan usa ka menor de edad gikinahanglan nga adunay kauban nga hamtong (ginikanan, paryente o nagbantay nga edaran nga maoy gisaligan sa mao nga bata). Kanunay gamiton ang “Best Interest Principle”” sa pag-atiman sa mga kabataan
32ANG BIKTIMA o kahit sino ay maaaring magsumbong sa: MGA DAPAT GAWIN KUNG MAY PANG-AABUSOSA MGA BABAE O BATA SA PANAHON NG KALAMIDAD(GRAND STAND EVACUATION CENTER, ZAMBOANGA CITY)ANG BIKTIMA o kahit sino ay maaaring magsumbong sa:Social Worker – Pantawid__________________CP#: ______________Zone A Camp Manager__________________CP#: ______________Zone B Camp Manager_________________CP#:_____________Zone C Camp manager__________________CP#: _____________Zone D Camp Manager__________________CP#: _____________MGA SERBISYO NG IBAT-IBANG SEKTOR NA NAKASENTRO SA PANGANGAILANGAN NG BIKTIMA:Ang layunin ay ang pagsiguro na ang biktima ay makakatanggap ng nararapat na serbisyo galing sa ibat-ibang sektor. Ang mga sektor na ito ay Medikal, Saykolohikal, Seguridad at Legal .PANGANGAILANGAN MEDIKAL (Health)Zamboanga City Medical CenterWomen and Children Protection UnitDr. Leila Nella L. EstrellaCel #Rural Health UnitDr. _____________Cel # ____________PAGKAKATAKOT / PERSPEKTIBO SA BUHAY(Psychosocial Support)DSWD Grandstand Evacuation Operation CenterMs. Ma. Socorro A. RojasCP#Ms. Faith CasipeCP#:SEGURIDAD(Security)PNP Women and Children Protection Desk Police Inspector Izel Dua MaravilesHotline: (062)Philippine National Police (City)PO3 Norwena Cuizon BalatonCel#SERBISYONG LEGAL / HUSTISYA(Legal and Justice)Hall of Justice________________________Public Attorney’s Office (PAO): __________________________________________________Matapos maibigay ang pangangailangan, maibibigay din ang:Temporaryong tirahanTulong sa edukasyonHanapbuhay at pagsasanay sa kakayahanProteksyon sa pagtitistigoAng mga hakbang na ito ay dapat gawin sa panahon ng kalamidad gaya ng gyera, baha, bagyo, at iba pa.Ang pakay ay ang pagbibigay ng ligtas, maingat at nararapat na impormasyon at seguridad para sa biktima upang hindi sila mapahiya sa kanilang komunidad; pag-aalam ng kanilang mga pangangailangan at pagbibigay ng malinaw na impormasyon tungkol sa serbisyong matatanggap. Kung papayagan ng biktima ay gagawin kaagad ang pagsusumbong tungkol sa nangyaring pang-aabuso at kung maaari ay dapat samahan sila sa tagapagbigay ng nararapat na serbisyo. Kung menor de edad ang biktima o di kaya ay bata, dapat may kasama siya na nasa tamang edad na gaya ng magulang o kamag-anak. Titingnan palagi ang kabutihan ng menor de edad o bata.
33Department of social welfare & development (dswd)
34DSWD Central Office Corazon “Dinky” Juliano-Soliman Secretary Parisya H. Taradji Undersecretary, Operations and Programs GroupPatricia B. Luna Director IV, Social Technology BureauDulfie T. Shalim Director IV, Protective Services BureauRestituto B. Macuto Director III, Head DSWD Disaster Risk Reduction and Response Operations Office
35Office of the Regional Director Office of the Asst. Regional Director – OperationsOffice of the Asst. Regional Director - AdministrationPolicy & Plans DivisionOperations & Programs DivisionSocial Technology UnitProtective Services UnitCrisis Intervention UnitCenters & InstitutionsSWAD TeamsPoverty Reduction Programs Unit
36DSWD Field Offices DSWD FIELD OFFICE VI (Iloilo) Region VI (Western Visayas)AklanAntiqueCapizGuimarasIloiloNegros OccidentalBacolodIloilo CityDSWD FIELD OFFICE VI (Iloilo)MA. EVELYN B. MACAPOBRE, CESO III Regional Director and Concurrent and Chief-Operations and Programs Division DELIA V. BAGOLCOL Social Welfare Officer IV Focal Person on GAD/Core Group of Specialist for Women and Center Monitor/Coordinator
37DSWD Field Offices DSWD FIELD OFFICE VII (Cebu City) MERCEDITA JABAGAT Regional DirectorNEMIA ANTIPALAAsst. Regional Director for OperationsRegion VII (Central Visayas)BoholCebuNegros Oriental
38DSWD Field Offices DSWD FIELD OFFICE CARAGA (Butuan City) Region XIII – CARAGAAgusan del NorteAgusan del SurSurigao del NorteSurigao del SurButuan CityDSWD FIELD OFFICE CARAGA (Butuan City)Minda B. Brigoli, CESO III Regional Director to 20Angelita B. Amista SWO V / Chief, Institutional Dev’t Division/Head, Protective Services Unit to 20
39Health sector response to gbv Women & Children Protection Unit in Department of Health (DOH) retained hospitals and Local Government Unit (LGU) supported hospitals
40Department of Health (DOH) Administrative Order 2013-0011 Revised Policy on the Establishment of Women and Children Protection Units (WCPUs) in All Hospitals
41ObjectiveInstitutionalize and standardize the quality of health service delivery in all Women and Children Protection Units in support of the strategic thrust to achieve Universal Health Care as described in the Kalusugan Pangkalahatan Execution Plan.
42Scope and ApplicationThe AO shall apply to the entire health sector includingDOH health care facilitiesLGU-supported health facilitiesPrivate health care facilitiesOther DOH attached agenciesDevelopment partners and other relevant stakeholders
43Key Definitions of Terms WCPUA unit composed of a multidisciplinary team of trained physicians, social workers, mental health professionals and police providing comprehensive medical and psychosocial services to women and children victims of violence4RsRefers to the processes of RECOGNITION, RECORDING, REPORTING & REFERRAL of violence against women and children abuse cases
44Every province/ chartered city shall establish at least one WCPU
45Minimum Requirements for All Hospitals ALL HOSPITAL PERSONNEL shall undergo training on 4Rs (recognition, reporting, recording, referral) of cases of violence against women & childrenHospitals without a WCPU must have a WCPU COORDINATOR to coordinate the management and referral of all VAWC cases
47LEVEL 1 PERSONNEL A trained physician A trained & registered social workerTraining CapabilityTraining on 4RsResearchSERVICESMedico-legal examinationAcute medical treatmentMinor surgical treatmentMonitoring & follow-upFull coverage, 24/7Minimum social work intervention (safety & risk assessment, coordination with other disciplinesPeer review of casesExpert testimony in court, documentation, record-keeping
48LEVEL 2 SERVICES In addition to Level 1 services Rape kits PERSONNELA trained physicianA trained & registered social worker (full-time)A trained police officer OR a trained mental health professionalTraining CapabilityTraining on 4RsResidency TrainingResearchSERVICESIn addition to Level 1 servicesRape kitsSurgical interventionCase management and case conferencesDocumentation and record keeping using the Child Protection Mgt Info System (CPMIS)Availability of specialty consultations (ENT, ophthalmology, surgery, OB-Gyne, pathology)
49LEVEL 3 SERVICES In addition to Level 2 services PERSONNELAt least 2 trained physiciansA least 2 trained & registered social workersA registered nurseA trained police officerA trained mental health professionalTraining CapabilityTraining on 4RsCompetence & facility to run residency training & specialty trainingsResearchSERVICESIn addition to Level 2 servicesLong-term case managementMental health carePolice investigationNursing servicesDeath reviewOther support services (livelihood, education)Availability of sub-specialty consultations (child development, forensic psychiatry, forensic pathology)
50DIRECTORY: WOMEN & CHILDREN PROTECTION UNITS GOOGLE MAPS https://maps
51MASBATE (Region V) Masbate Provincial Hospital Dr. Cynthia Llacer Ma. Calota A. Dela PeñaPO2 Arlene CapsaHospital Road, Provincial Health Office, Masbate City(056)
52ILOILO (Region VI) Western Visayas Medical Center Dr. Maria Teresa Guzman-DyMa. Elena B. Wendam, RSWQ. Abeto St., Mandurriao, Iloilo City(033)
53CEBU Vicente Sotto Memorial Medical Center Dr. Marianne Naomi N. Poca Dr. Maria Consuelo MalagaB. Rodriguez St., Cebu City, Cebu(032)LGU – PilarDr. Eufemia P. MaratasDolita N. Dales, RSWPO1 Caren P. ArceloMunicipal Health Office, Pilar, Cebu(032)
54CEBU (Region VII) LGU – San Francisco Dr. Emmanuel L. Almadin Mariter P. Galindo, RSWPO2 Caren ArceloSan Francisco, Camotes Island, Cebu(032) / (032)
55BOHOL (Region VII) Gov. Celestino Gallares Memorial Hospital Dr. Maria Azucena RedillasNilo L. Madjus, RSWM. Parras St., Tagbilaran, Bohol(038) / (038)
56The Philippine Commission on Women (PCW) is a government agency under the Office of the President. The Board of Commissioners, headed by the Chairperson, sets the policies, programs/thrusts and rules towards the achievement of the vision and mission of the Commission, while the Executive Director oversees planning and implementation of PCW operations. She is assisted by two (2) Deputy Executive Directors and five (5) Division Chiefs.