Gov’t, UN, partners call for prioritization of reproductive rights, human capital investment

July 11, Pasay City – In celebration of World Population Day, the Commission on Population and Development (CPD),  the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) and the Philippine Legislators’ Committee on Population and Development (PLCPD) called for the advancement of gender equality and the attainment of the demographic dividend through investing in people and opportunities. “Currently, […]

Committed to working with and among legislative bodies from the national down to the local level, Philippine Legislators' Committee on Population and Development primarily works within the halls of Congress, devoted to developing policy champions and generating viable, responsive, and people-centered public policies on population and human development.

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Moving forward together in keeping children #SAFEOnline

September 22, 2023

September 19, Quezon City – PLCPD, as Convenor of the Child Rights Network (CRN), continues its efforts to improve capacities of key stakeholders to end online sexual abuse and exploitation of children (OSAEC). 17 child rights organizations, all active members of CRN, sharpened their skills on safeguarding children in the online space, safe digital citizenship […]

Unanimous and resounding House approval of Adolescent Pregnancy Prevention Bill hailed by child rights advocates

September 6, 2023

Child rights advocates under the umbrella alliance Child Rights Network and its convenor, the Philippine Legislators’ Committee on Population and Development (PLCPD), celebrate the House of Representatives’ unanimous and resounding passage of the Adolescent Pregnancy Prevention Bill on its third and final reading. With 232 affirmative votes and zero opposition, this marks the most significant […]

Under the Sheep Skin

September 4, 2023

The seemingly harmless vape products are wolves in sheep’s clothing, full of harmful and addictive substances. #NationalLungMonth#TobaccoFreeGeneration