Children’s Rights

Child rights advocates call on President Duterte to veto Vape Bill

June 7, 2022

June 7 – Child Rights Network (CRN), the largest alliance of organizations and agencies pushing for children’s rights legislation in the Philippines, called on President Rodrigo Duterte to veto the consolidated House Bill 9007 and Senate Bill 2239 or the Vaporized Nicotine Products Regulation Bill once the ratified bill reaches Malacañang. CRN reiterated the dangers […]

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 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 […]

Vice Presidential candidates on key policy issues on children’s rights

May 2, 2022

We looked at the positions and track records of vice presidential 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 […]

READ: Presidential candidates on key policy issues on children’s rights

April 29, 2022

We looked at the positions and track records of Presidential 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 […]

Strengthening Tobacco Regulation to Protect Young People

April 21, 2022

By Leonardo Jaminola III During the upcoming May elections, it is imperative to elect leaders that would push for stronger tobacco regulation, boost public health, and work for the benefit of young people rather than forward the interests of tobacco companies. Tobacco smoking is illegal for minors in the Philippines. However, in reality, the use […]