Child rights advocates to Congress: Protect children from tobacco industry tactics

On World No Tobacco Day Child rights advocates to Congress: Protect children from tobacco industry tactics As the country commemorates World No Tobacco Day 2024, the Child Rights Network (CRN) calls on Congress to take a firm stand against the tobacco industry’s relentless and deceptive tactics targeting our children and youth. This year’s theme, “Protecting […]

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Community, advocates collaborate for storytelling activity to protect children against the tobacco industry

June 13, 2024

Over a hundred children and their families from Brgy. 105, Tondo, Manila participated in a storytelling session in commemoration of the 2024 World No Tobacco Day and National No Smoking Month. The event was organized by Social Watch Philippines, the Philippine Smoke-Free Movement, Aktibong Kilusan Tungo sa Iisang Bayan, and Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids Philippines, […]

PLCPD and UNFPA sustain partnership for advancing SRHR

June 1, 2024

PLCPD and UNFPA Philippines sign a new partnership agreement under UNFPA’s 9th Country Programme, 2024-2028. This year, PLCPD and UNFPA are working together in the legislative advocacy for the passage of adolescent pregnancy prevention bill and other related measures, advocacy for exercise of congressional oversight on the implementation of Reproductive Health Law—including budget allocation for […]

Child rights advocates to Congress: Protect children from tobacco industry tactics

May 31, 2024

On World No Tobacco Day Child rights advocates to Congress: Protect children from tobacco industry tactics As the country commemorates World No Tobacco Day 2024, the Child Rights Network (CRN) calls on Congress to take a firm stand against the tobacco industry’s relentless and deceptive tactics targeting our children and youth. This year’s theme, “Protecting […]

Stakeholders reaffirm commitment to advancing lasting peace and development in the Bangsamoro during study launch

May 29, 2024

May 22, Quezon City— The Philippine Legislators’ Committee on Population and Development (PLCPD) and Sasakawa Peace Foundation on Wednesday gathered various peace stakeholders for the Philippine launch of the study “Reconstructing masculinities: Gender dynamics after conflict in Aceh, Maluku and Bangsamoro Mindanao.” The study, conducted by Sasakawa Peace Foundation and its partners, delves into the […]