The Office of the Army Gender and Development (OAGAD) is a special staff of the Commanding General, Philippine Army on all matters pertaining to Gender and Development (GAD).



  •  Acts as the primary policy-making and coordinating body on gender equality concerns in the PA;
  • Conducts assessment of gender-responsiveness of systems, structures, policies, programs and procedures of the Army based on the priority needs and concerns of military and civilian personnel;
  • Develops, recommends and monitors gender-responsive and conflict-sensitive policies, plans, programs, systems and mechanisms aligned with the Army Transformation Roadmap (ATR) and PA's thrusts and programs;
  • Facilitates advocacy activities and other capacity-building programs on gender and development;
  • Leads the Preparation and submission of Annua PA GAD Pland and Budget and Accomplishment Report;
  • Monitors and reports the status of gender mainstreaming efforts and other performance/accomplishment reports vis-à-vis GAD PAPs and budgets; and