[People] Clerical Abuse of Children Must Rooted Out by Fr. Shay Cullen

Clerical Abuse of Children Must Rooted Out by Fr. Shay Cullen The conference recently held at the Vatican’s Gregorian University brought together cardinals, bishops, priests from over 100 countries and the heads of thirty-three religious orders to tackle the sexual abuse of children by catholic priests. Marie Collins from Ireland, abused at 13, by a…

[In the news] DepEd won’t tolerate child abuse – www.mb.com.ph

DepEd won’t tolerate child abuse By INA HERNANDO-MALIPOT MANILA, Philippines — The Department of Education (DepEd) vowed Tuesday to get tougher on violence against children in schools to shield the students against abuse, exploitation and discrimination, including bullying and other forms of violence. According to Education Secretary Armin Luistro, a more comprehensive child protection policy…

[From the web] CHR Invites TV5, all Media Stakeholders, Child Rights Experts, Advocates and the Public to Discourse on ‘Rights and Role of Children in Media’ – www.chr.gov.ph

This press statement of the Commission on Human Rights of the Philippines was released last April 28, 2011.  – HRonlinePH http://www.chr.gov.ph/ The Commission on Human Rights issues this press statement to clarify its role, update the public on the progress of its actions and engage all stakeholders in addressing the case of 6-year old Janjan’s…

[In the news] MTRCB suspends ‘Willing Willie’ for one month – Nation – GMA News Online – Latest Philippine News

MTRCB suspends ‘Willing Willie’ for one month – Nation – GMA News Online – Latest Philippine News. MARK DALAN MERUEÑAS, GMA News The controversial show “Willing Willie” has been suspended for one month, but its suspension is already almost up. The Movie and Television Review and Classification Board (MTRCB) will count the airing days since…

PHILIPPINES: Torture of a 17-year-old boy at the Women and Children Desk at a police station — Asian Human Rights Commission

PHILIPPINES: Torture of a 17-year-old boy at the Women and Children Desk at a police station — Asian Human Rights Commission. Source: http://www.humanrights.asia, posted in March 18, 2011 ASIAN HUMAN RIGHTS COMMISSION – URGENT APPEALS PROGRAMME Urgent Appeal Case: AHRC-UAC-063-2011 18 March 2011 —————————————————— ISSUES: Arbitrary arrest and detention; Child rights; Inhuman and degrading treatment;…

After Willie Revillame flap, TV5 tightens up on minors – INQUIRER.net, Philippine News for Filipinos

After Willie Revillame flap, TV5 tightens up on minors – INQUIRER.net, Philippine News for Filipinos. By Marinel R. Cruz Philippine Daily Inquirer Source: Inquirer.net MANILA, Philippines—After issuing a public apology for the exploitative treatment of a 6-year-old boy in a segment of the “Willing Willie” variety show last March 12, the TV5 television network has…