Dr. Nelia C. Cresino, Director of Gender and Development (GAD), served as resource speaker during the Seminar-Workshop on GAD at the Polytechnic University of the Philippines, Sto. Tomas Branch, Batangas on January 29, 2019.  This activity is part of the celebration of the 27th Founding Anniversary of the said university with the theme “Promoting Gender and Development through Relevant, Scientific and Quality Education”.

The first part of the seminar workshop focused on socio-historical background, laws and mandates, gender division of labor, and gender issues. The second part focused on the difference between sex and gender and gender sexuality.  Sexual orientation, and gender identity and expressions were also covered.