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.

Recent Updates

Majority of Pinoys believe funding for family planning important

May 5, 2022

8 in 10 Pinoys think women are equally capable of taking leadership roles Almost nine in 10 Filipino adults believe that it is important for the government to allocate adequate public funding for modern methods of family planning. In a March 2022 Pulse Asia Survey, 88 percent of respondents said that it is important that […]

READ: What is your idea of a safe road?

May 5, 2022

Join PLCPD, Child Rights Network (CRN) Philippines, and UNICEF Philippines in celebrating Road Safety Month! With the theme Streets for life: why #love30?, this year’s Global Road Safety Week underscores the need to secure national and municipal policy commitments in implementing 30-kilometer speed restrictions in urban areas and to build local support for such low-speed […]

Senatorial candidates on key issues in rural development

May 5, 2022

We looked at the position and track record of senatorial candidates on the following policy issues in inclusive and sustainable rural development: Republic Act 11203: Rice Tariffication Law (RTL) – RA 11203 was signed by President Rodrigo Duterte on February 14 and took effect on March 5, 2019. The law removed government limits, called quantitative restrictions […]

Senatorial candidates on key policy issues on children’s rights

May 2, 2022

We looked at the positions and track records of Senatorial candidates on the following policy issues concerning children’s rights. Retaining the Minimum Age of Criminal Liability – One of President Duterte’s priority measures is to lower the minimum age of criminal responsibility in the Philippines below 15 years of age. This measure met intense opposition […]