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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CPD, UNFPA, PLCPD urge passage of Adolescent Pregnancy Prevention Bill

July 11, 2024

For this year’s World Population Day, the Commission on Population and Development (CPD), the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) Philippines, and the Philippine Legislators’ Committee on Population and Development (PLCPD) emphasized on July 11, the urgent need for the passage of the Adolescent Pregnancy Prevention Bill in the Philippines. 

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, […]

Call for applications: Consultant for the monitoring of the implementation of the RPRH Law

June 3, 2024

The Philippine Legislators’ Committee on Population and Development (PLCPD) Foundation, Inc., in partnership with the Disease Prevention and Control Bureau of the Department of Health, and with support of UNFPA Philippines, is looking for a consultant with an expertise on monitoring and evaluation, and technical writing to provide technical assistance to support the preparation of […]

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 […]