[Right-Up] BATANG BILANGGO, EDAD SIYAM? -ni Greg Bituin Jr.

BATANG BILANGGO, EDAD SIYAM? tama bang sa edad siyam, ang bata na’y mapiit? hustisya na ba sa bansa’y ganito na kalupit? sa murang gulang, karapatan niya’y pinagkait kinulong dahil sindikato sa kanya’y gumamit batang edad siyam ay dapat na raw maikulong panukalang ito sa Kongreso’y isinusulong pag bata’y gumawa ng krimen at agad sinuplong kulong…

[Statement] IDEALS, Inc.’s Statement on the Lowering of the Minimum Age of Criminal Responsibility

IDEALS, Inc.’s Statement on the Lowering of the Minimum Age of Criminal Responsibility This administration is failing an entire generation of Filipino children. Thousands are already orphaned from the bloody anti-drug campaign. Now, under a proposed legislation, they will be jailed and tried as hardened criminals. On January 28, Congress passed on third and final…

[In the news] Doctors unite to oppose bill lowering age of criminal liability -GMAnews

Doctors unite to oppose bill lowering age of criminal liability The country’s leading alliances of pediatricians, child psychologists, psychiatrists, neurologists, and medical specialists have united to express their strong opposition to the bill seeking to lower the minimum age of criminal responsibility. Before the press on Thursday, the following medical organizations declared they are backing…

[People] Children are Treated as Criminals

Children are Treated as Criminals Fr. Shay Cullen 25 January 2019 The lower chamber of the Philippine Congress is going to approve the lowering of the minimum age of criminal liability of a child from the present 15 years-of-age to 12-years-of-age. They really want to reduce it to 9 but public outcry forced the politicians…

[In the news] UN’s Callamard slams lowering age of criminal liability; Palace reacts -GMAnews

UN’s Callamard slams lowering age of criminal liability; Palace reacts United Nations Special Rapporteur Agnes Callamard took to Twitter to criticize the bill in the House of Representatives seeking to lower the age of criminal responsibility to nine years old. Callamard on Monday called the proposal “shameful” and “potentially deadly” after the House justice committee…

[Statement] Joint Statement of the ACWC and the Special Representative of the UN Secretary General on Violence against Children | SRSG on Violence Against Children

Joint Statement of the ASEAN Commission on the Promotion and Protection of the Rights of Women and Children (ACWC) and the Special Representative of the UN Secretary General on Violence against Children | SRSG on Violence Against Children.  Manila, the Philippines -The ASEAN Commission on the Promotion and Protection of the Rights of Women and…