1UNDERSTANDINGCULTURE SOCIETYAND POLITICSFourth QuarterModule 10: GovernmentPrograms and Initiativesin Addressing SocialInequality
2UNDERSTANDINGCULTURE,SOCIETY ANDPOLITICSSecond QuarterModule 10: GovernmentPrograms and Initiativesin Addressing SocialInequalities
3Republic of the PhilippinesDepartment of EducationREGION VII, CENTRAL VISAYASSCHOOLS DIVISION OF SIQUIJORCOPYRIGHT NOTICESection 9 of presidential Decree No. 49 provides:“No copyright shall subsist in any work of the Government of theRepublic of thePhilippines. However, prior approval of the government agency of the office wherein thework is created shall be necessary for exploitation of such work for profit.”This material has been developed through the initiative of the Curriculum ImplementationDivision (CID) of the Department of education- Siquijor Division.It can be reproduced for education purposes and the source must be clearly acknowledged.The material may be modified for the purpose of translation into another language, but the originalwork must be acknowledged. Derivatives of the work including the creation of an edited version,supplementary work, or an enhancement of it are permitted provided that the original work isacknowledged, and the copyright is attributed. No work may be derived from this material forcommercial purposes and profitBorrowed materials (i.e. songs, stories, poems, picture, photos, brand names,trademarks, etc.) included in this module are owned by their respective copyright holders.Every effort has been exerted to locate and seek permission to use these materials fromtheir respective copyright owners. The publisher and authors do not represent nor claimownership over them.Published by the Department of EducationOIC- Schools Division Superintendent: Dr. Neri C. OjastroAssistant Schools Division Superintendent: Dr. Edmark Ian L. CabioOffice address: Larena,SiquijorTelephone No.: (035) 377-2034-2038E-mail Address: [email protected]Development Team of the Learning ModuleWriter:Anabella T. TarocEvaluators: Pelagio R. Caet, Marina Gilsa L. Castillon, Roxanne Mae L. Pal-ing, Rosalie C. Castillon,Jerson R. Tumapon, Caroline D. Cayongcong, Cecil C. Saplot, Sheila Mae Juliana O.VillasManagement Team:Dr. Marlou S. MaglinaoCID- ChiefArlene M. BuhianEducation Program Supervisor (Araling Panlipunan)Edesa T. CalvadoresEducation Program Supervisor (LRMS)
4What I Need to KnowIn this module, we shall discuss the government programs andinitiatives in addressing social inequalities specifically; we shall start on thecauses of social inequality and how these social inequalities affect the livesof the Filipino people and what are the government programs and initiativesto address these social inequalities. Though this module, we hope that thelearners will be able to appreciate the efforts exerted from our Philippinegovernment in addressing social inequalities local, national and global.