[Statement] Prioritize Children’s Right to Health Now. Enhance PCMC Services, Stop NHA Institutional Greed. -PAHRA

GOVERNMENT SHOULD GET ITS RIGHTS ACT TOGETHER. Prioritize Children’s Right to Health Now. Enhance PCMC Services, Stop NHA Institutional Greed. 1. States Parties recognize the right of the child to the enjoyment of the highest attainable standard of health and to facilities for the treatment of illness and rehabilitation of health. States Parties shall strive…

[Press Release] Children advocates to push for “child-centered” elections -Bata Muna

Children advocates to push for “child-centered” elections Manila, Philippines – A group of non-government and civil society organizations and child-led groups working for the protection of children’s rights will embark on a campaign that will advance children’s issues at the center of electoral discussions this May 2013 national elections. The nationwide campaign, dubbed as “Bata…

[Featured Site] C2C -Children Talk to Children

Children Talk to Children About the UN CRC is a project that monitors the implementation of children’s rights in the Philippines. The Children Talk to Children (C2C) About the UN CRC Project, a joint initiative of four child-led organizations that are based in Caloocan, Cavite and Pasay aims to strengthen the meaningful participation of greater…

[Featured site] clrdc.wordpress.com

Children’s Legal Rights and Development Center, Inc. is a non-stock, non-profit legal resource human rights organization for children committed to advancing children’s rights and welfare through the provision of its services based on human rights developmental framework approach and methodologies. Read more about CLRD @http://clrdc.wordpress.com/ Related articles Finalists to the 2nd HR Pinduteros Choice for…

[Event/Advisory] National children’s forum -Save the Children

MEDIA ADVISORY What: NATIONAL CHILDREN’S FORUM With Whom: Minerva Cabiles, Child Rights Governance Advisor, Save the Children Rodelio Ablir, Executive Director, Samahan ng Mamamayan – Zone One Tondo (ZOTO) Inc. And 400 children and adult representatives When: 8:00 am to 4:00 pm, November 17, 2012 (Saturday) Amoranto Theater, Gate 4, Don Alejandro Roces cor. Reyes St., Quezon…

[Appeal] Letter to PNoy: Juvenile Justice Law must be effectively implemented, and the further recommendation that minimum age of criminal responsibility should not be lowered

His Excellency Benigno Simeon Aquino III President, Republic of the Philippines Malacanang Palace JP Laurel Street , San Miguel, Manila 1005 Philippines Dear His Excellency President Aquino, We, the Children’s Legal Rights and Development Center (CLRDC), an NGO that monitors, documents, investigates and provides direct services to cases of violence against children, with special focus…

[Blogger] Defenders of Human Rights – Life in a Box

rommelyamzon.blogspot.com People usually ask how they can be of help when they are needed to take a stand. Some are even afraid to participate because this might mean committing themselves to something far beyond what they are willing or able to do. One important factor in a cause being realized is the number of people…

[Statement] Statement on the proposed amendments to Republic Act 9344 – CLAN

STATEMENT ON THE PROPOSED AMENDMENTS TO REPUBLIC ACT 9344 By: Children’s Legal Advocacy Network (CLAN) The Children’s Legal Advocacy Network (CLAN), a coalition of fifteen strong non-government and peoples’ organizations, respectively, that promotes and protects the rights and welfare of children, vehemently opposes the amendment of Republic Act 9344 particularly section 6 of the said…

[People] The Impunity of the Powerful by Fr. Shay Cullen

The arrest of Dominique Strauss-Kahn the chief of the International Monetary Fund over an alleged sexual assault and attempted rape of a chamber maid in a New York hotel leaves the world gasping. When a person of such global stature and importance can be quickly identified, found, (on a plane about to escape) arrested, held…