The Gender and Development Unit refers to the development perspective and process that are participatory and empowering, equitable, sustainable free from violence, respectful of human rights, supportive of self-determination and actualization of human potential. It seeks to achieve gender equality as a fundamental value that should be reflected in development choices; seeks to transform society’s social, economic, and political structures and questions the validity of the gender roles ascribed to women and men; contends that women are active agents of development and not just passive recipients of development assistance; and stresses the need of women to organize themselves and participates in political processes to strengthen their legal rights. (MCW)
The Bukidnon State University- Gender and Development Unit will abide with the CHED Memorandum Order No. 01 series of 2015.