The Department of Science and Technology Regional Office No. VIII, through its Gender and Development Program, conducted a virtual training-workshop on Gender Analysis Tools on March 25-26, 2021 via online conferencing, zoom.

The training aimed to capacitate program implementers from provincial and regional offices of DOST Programs—SETUP and GIA with understanding of gender analysis, the tools involved in the analysis, and the processing of the results of analysis for gender-sensitive project proposals.

The resource person was Ms. Rosena Sanchez, an independent National GAD Resource Pool who’s currently based in Davao Oriental.

The training was part of DOST8’s continuing program to mainstream gender and development in its programs and projects as mandated under Republic Act No. 9710, or the Magna Carta of Women. (By Aivan Lloyd Calonia, GREAT STI)