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UP Anti-Sexual Harassment Code

Approved by the UP Board of Regents on its 1324th Meeting, 26 January 2017
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Pursuant to its powers vested by law, the Board of Regents of the University of the Philippines System hereby promulgates this Anti-Sexual Harassment Code within the jurisdiction of the University of the Philippines.
Section 1. Declaration of Policy. – The University values and upholds the dignity of every individual, and guarantees the full respect for human rights of all members of the UP community.
All forms of sexual harassment are unacceptable.
To this end, the University shall maintain …

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UP Gender Guidelines

Guidelines on Promoting Women’s Empowerment and Gender Equality in the University of the Philippines

Approved by the UP Board of Regents on its 1309th Meeting, 22 July 2015
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PREAMBLE
WHEREAS, the University of the Philippines, hereinafter referred to as “the University”, upholds the principles of human rights and gender equality;
WHEREAS, the University upholds the 1987 Constitution which explicitly recognizes the role of women in nation building and the fundamental equality before the law of women and men, as well as the Magna Carta of Women (Republic Act No. 9710) and its implementing rules and …

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Pacific universities highlight women academe leadership in UP Cebu meet

Association of Pacific Rim Universities hold 2016 APRU Asia-Pacific Women in Leadership Workshop
UP officials, workshop participants from the Association of Pacific Rim Universities and guests pose for the group photo. Photo from UP Cebu Public Information Office.
To discuss the progress of gender mainstreaming as strategy for promoting gender equality and challenges of women leadership in the academe, senior university leaders, researchers and administrators from four Association of Pacific Rim Universities (APRU) member universities convened at the 2016 APRU Asia-Pacific Women in Leadership (APWiL) Workshop, Wednesday.
Launched in June 2013, APWiL serves as a platform for sharing practices in advancing women’s participation …

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Women in Transit

Two female nursing students hang on for dear life at the back of a jeep. This photo, taken by Marvin Sy and uploaded last October 15, 2014 in Top Gear Philippines’ Facebook page, bore the caption: “Is chivalry dead? We really hope there was not a single male passenger inside that jeepney.” The photo has gone viral since, and sparked a discussion on gender equality and whether or not chivalry is required.
Metro Manila has an actual population of 11,855,9751 of which 51 percent are women and 49 percent men.2 About 52.2 percent are women 15 years old and over, some …

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Former UP dean speaks on implementing the MDG for women and children before the UN

Former dean of the UP Asian Center Dr. Carolyn Sobritchea spoke on the need to hasten the implementation of the Millennium Development Goals especially for women and children, and the challenges involved in it, during the second plenary panel on “Accountability and participation of women and girls in the implementation of the MDGs” held during the follow-up to the Fourth World Conference on Women and to the twenty-third special session of the General Assembly, entitled “Women 2000: gender equality, development and peace for the twenty-first century.”
The plenary discussion was held at the United Nations headquarters in New York from 10 …

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UP Visayas hosts “Women Images, Coral Stone Sculpture by Martin Genodepa”

The UP Visayas Gender and Development Program presents Women Images, Coral Stone Sculpture by Martin Genodepa at UPV GDP Lobby.
Women Images showcases eight selected works by Ilonggo artist and UPV Professor Martin Genodepa from his personal collection. Genodepa has been known for his sculptures of women in his past exhibitions at the Cultural Center of the Philippines, Hiraya gallery, UPV art Gallery and Alliance Francais de Manille.
Genodepa is distinguished to have received the 2008 UP Most Outstanding Alumnus in Visual Arts, the 2009 International Fellowship Award of the Ford Foundation, the 1999 Freeman Fellowship Full Grant for Asian Artists from …

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UP Forum January-February issue off the press

This is volume 15, number 1 of the bi-monthly UP Forum. In this issue, the University of the Philippines community shares its experiences in the wake of the destruction of its campuses in Tacloban City and Palo, Leyte by Typhoon Yolanda (Haiyan).
Among the stories featured in this issue are: Dr. Raquel Fortun and forensics in the aftermath of Yolanda; the reconstruction and rehabilitation efforts of UP’s Technical Assessment Team; UP Center for Women’s Studies efforts in extending psycho-social relief; UP Manila’s Ugnayan ng Pahinungod’s relief operations; UP Baguio’s and UPOU’s relief efforts; and how student leaders are taking part in …

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