Advocacy Update

PLCPD’s primer on Air Pollution as a Public Health Crisis is out now!

March 30, 2022

A huge chunk of the global population is suffering from the harmful
health impacts of air pollution. In 2019, premature deaths linked to
polluted air soared to 7 million worldwide, most of which occurred
in Asia. This led the World Health Organization (WHO) to coin it as
the “single biggest environmental threat to human health.”

#GirlDefenders Vote reunites women and girls’ rights advocates in culmination of National Women’s Month celebration

March 29, 2022

About 20 women and girls’ rights organizations gathered in Quezon City tonight to talk about what voting for women and girls’ rights means to them – amplifying the issues of women and girls as a priority agenda in the 2022 elections.  In his message, Mr. Romeo Dongeto, PLCPD’s Executive Director, highlighted the legislative milestones in […]

Presidential candidates on key policy issues in tobacco control

March 25, 2022

We looked at the position and track record of presidential candidates on the following policy issues in tobacco control: Sin Tax Reform Laws. A series of increases in taxes on tobacco products and alcoholic beverages to curb consumption and ultimately reduce illnesses caused by alcohol and tobacco use. These include Republic Acts (RAs) 10351, 11346, […]

New podcast episode: ProtectChildren: #ShutDownOSECNow Episode 24

March 15, 2022

Listen to Facebook Philippines’ Chris Kuzhuppilly share some pointers on how to stay safe online, as well as other useful information for children and young people when using social media platforms in the final installment of this series. Hosted by PLCPD Advocacy and Partnerships Officer, Glyziel Gotiangco. This episode is also available on Apple Podcasts.

‘Guhit para sa pagbabago’ promotes comic strips and cartoons as medium for advocacy  

March 9, 2022

About a hundred aspiring cartoonists attended today’s Guhit para sa Pagbabago, a workshop on using comic strip and editorial cartoon as medium for advocacy and raising awareness on various social issues, particularly during the elections. The workshop was organized by the Philippine Legislators’ Committee on Population and Development under its iChange: Vote for Our Future […]