Advocacy Update

Malinis na Hangin, Ipaglaban Natin!

October 22, 2021

PLCPD’s 40th episode of its Usapang Human Development emphasized the state of air quality in the Philippines, and what the collective efforts of the government and the public can contribute to addressing the issue.  This episode titled, “Malinis na Hangin, Ipaglaban Natin”, zoomed in on the country’s ambient air quality in light of  the World […]

Tobacco-Free Generation young leaders discuss why tobacco is a child rights and young people’s issue

October 18, 2021

The Philippine Legislators’ Committee on Population and Development (PLCPD) and the Child Rights Network (CRN) conducted the first issue orientation for the Tobacco Free Generation-Young Leaders Program on October 16. PLCPD Executive Director, Mr. Romeo Dongeto expressed the important role of young leaders in advocacy. Advocacy Coordinator of the Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids, Atty. Rhia […]

Young Leaders Program for Tobacco Control

October 16, 2021

The Young Leaders Program, a multi-year program spearheaded by the Philippine Legislators’ Committee on Population and Development (PLCPD), Child Rights Network (CRN), with the support of the Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK), aims to take youth advocacy to the next level and strengthen youth ownership of the campaign by developing young leaders who will be […]

New podcast episode: Kampanya sa Gitna ng Pandemya

October 6, 2021

How do vote-buying, cheating, and premature campaigning affect the quality of our elections and our future? What can we do to help minimize these? Listen to Ka Rene Cerilla of PAKISAMA, Kisha Beringuela of We Effect, and legal expert Atty. Benedict Nisperos share their experiences and thoughts on these issues.

New study reveals 1 in 7 Pinoy students aged 13-15 use e-cigarettes

September 23, 2021

Senate bill easing e-cig regulation set to worsen the problem – child rights group September 21—A new study monitoring youth tobacco use reveals worrying statistics on the prevalence of use, lax regulations, and wide availability of tobacco products including e-cigarettes, prompting child rights advocates led by the Child Rights Network (CRN) to reiterate their call […]

PLCPD and Plan International – Philippines sustain partnership to ensure that children are #SafeEverywhere

September 14, 2021

The Philippine Legislators’ Committee on Population and Development (PLCPD) and Plan International – Philippines signed a Memorandum of Agreement for their continuing partnership for the protection of children from sexual violence online and offline. A long-standing partnership for children’s rights Held on April 15, the ceremonial signing did not only signal a new partnership but […]