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The measure proposes stiffer penalties for parents and syndicates using children to commit crimes, while focusing on the improved rehabilitation of children in conflict with the law
After months-long consultations, Representative Ron Salo says the subpanel on correctional reforms will instead propose amendments strengthening the existing Juvenile Justice Act of 2006
Richard Gordon says it's better not to listen to Senator Risa Hontiveros' speech on the condition of juvenile centers if she cites Father Shay Cullen of the Olongapo-based Preda Foundation
Pro-child advocates say the proposal treats children in conflict with the law as criminals, not victims
Part 3: With calls to lower the age of criminal liability, social workers and pro-child groups say proper implementation of the law, not amendment, is needed
Part 2: With crowded, unsanitary, and unhealthy environments, some youth centers fail to rehabilitate and transform child offenders
Part 1: Is there a future for children in conflict with the law? Out of youth centers, on the streets with no one else, they have nothing.
'Why should children be made to pay for the failure of the government and society to raise them to be the responsible citizens we hope them to be?' a laywer asks
A 'Bahay Pag-asa' provides short-term residential care, and caters to children in conflict with the law
In anticipation of the International Day for Street Children on April 12, the world asks, 'What would you change about your streets?'
Remember Frederico? The center where his infamous photo was taken might soon close, says DSWD
Shafqat Hussain, 23, was convicted of the 2004 murder of a seven-year-old boy when he was just 15-years-old and was working as a watchman in Karachi, Pakistan's sprawling and violent port metropolis
On the first year of Rappler’s #HungerProject, we learn about the untold stories of children: the abused and abandoned, the nomads, the unwanted, and sadly, the ones who could not make it to 2015
'Give them a chance, they're victims too,' say child's rights advocates
What happens when one is forced to choose between an abusive home or a life in the streets? LGUs must step up to intervene. Here's what Valenzuela City is doing
At this home, girls and young women are given a second chance at life
'The best investment any nation can make, to secure a brighter future, is to invest in its youth'