Pending bills in the Senate and House of Representative seek to mandate the use of a child car seat for children aged 0 to 12 years old
A new study offers interesting insights. It also debunks fallacies.
We need to create zones of peace around children in any conflict – whether this be armed, parental, or political
Danica, who became a sex worker at 12 years old, recalls her ordeal and how she began a new life
Vatican finance chief Cardinal George Pell, a top advisor to Pope Francis, denies all charges of historical sexual abuse at his first appearance in an Australian court
Authorities rescue 4 girls, among them two minors, who were forced to perform livestreamed sexual acts for foreigners
The victims include the children, nieces, and neighbors of the alleged operator of the cybersex den
The 87,000 members of 'Elysium' traded images and video files of 'the most serious sexual abuse of children, including babies, and representations of sexual violence against children, a statement from Frankfurt prosecutors reads
Hello! Here are the stories you shouldn't miss this Friday.
International Justice Mission says abuse comes in many forms, with children's parents even sometimes involved in their own exploitation
(UPDATED) Cardinal George Pell, the Vatican's finance chief and the highest-ranking Catholic cleric to face such charges, had been interviewed in Rome by Australian police last October over the allegations
To stop the recruitment of children, the Philippine government must recognize the need to institutionalize counter-radicalization programs
Safe Kids Worldwide Philippines aims to raise awareness of road safety in schools and in homes
As anti-discrimination legislation languishes in Congress, removing uniform and hair length restrictions is an easy place for schools to start protecting their students from discrimination
As the Philippines marks National Safe Kids Week this third week of June, advocates are calling for stronger government and civil society action to protect children’s lives on the road
In these formal or informal areas, women and children can feel safe – free from violence, trauma, and threats
Hello! Here are the stories you shouldn't miss this Thursday.
EXCLUSIVE: Rappler talks to a former Maute Group child soldier. Cayamora and Farhana Maute promise his parents he will study Koran, but they turn him into a fighter instead.
'Ano naibigay ninyo? Photos? Posting? Hindi naman alam ng tao, publicly, kung ano ka bilang ama!' says Jaclyn, who is the mother of Andi Eigenmann
There are 700 million kids whose childhood ended early, says a report by by international child’s rights group Save the Children
The End of Childhood Index identifies in what countries children enjoy their childhood and where they are deprived of it. The Philippines is 96th of 172.
Local police caught the mother in the act of live streaming her 15-year-old daughter's 'online show' to a foreigner
The campaign aims to help prepare children to become responsible adult road users
Children in poor villages have become 'easy targets' of communist recruiters
The child told authorities she was repeatedly raped by her stepfather, but a newspaper quotes the victim's mother as saying she wants the accused to be set free
The proposed measure would require owners of private vehicles to install child restraint devices for children 12 years and below
'Harry Potter and the Cursed Child' is making its Broadway debut at the Lyric Theater
Wayne Melbourne Littlefield remains at large after going into hiding while his case was being tried. Another suspect, Australian Norman Johnson Henry, is still at large and has not been tried in court.
Jake Ejercito appeals to Andi Eigenmann to stop making herself the victim in their battle over the joint custody case over their daughter Ellie
Evrard Nicolas Sarot is detained on Tuesday in Siem Reap province with pictures on his iPad and a digital camera of naked boys aged between 11 and 15, according to police
Officials of the Veterans Regional Hospital in Nueva Vizcaya have shared photos of the girl, believed to be 3 to 4 years old, in the hope that a relative would recognize her
Under the agreement signed by Justice Secretary Vitaliano Aguirre II and US Chargé d'Affaires Michael Klecheski, NGOs will have their share of the fund
The President's remarks before the boy scouts show he wasn't aware the Pangilinan Law was amended in 2013, allowing child offenders aged 12 to 15 to be detained in youth centers
The President blasts the Pangilinan Law, which puts the age of criminal responsibility at 15, and pushes for lowering it to 9
Former social welfare secretary Corazon Soliman says Assistant Secretary Lorraine Badoy committed injustice to children when she told the European Union to engage in child porn
Hello! Here are the stories you shouldn't miss this Wednesday.
The EU delegation issues the statement after DSWD Assistant Secretary Lorraine Badoy posts on Facebook: 'Iyong mga taga-EU, mag-online child porn muna kayo. D'yan naman kayo magaling e.'
(UPDATED) In sarcastic advice on Facebook, Social Welfare Assistant Secretary Lorraine Badoy says consuming child pornography is what Europeans – critics of President Duterte – are good at
Another 10 patients are in critical condition, with burns to all of their body and severe damage to their lungs and throat. Few are expected to live, according to the director of a hospital in Guatemala.
The man will go before the Gruyere criminal court on charges of human trafficking, encouraging prostitution, sexual acts with children and child pornography, prosecutors say
An investigation is underway to determine the exact circumstances and attribute criminal responsibility
(3rd UPDATE) The blaze is believed to have started during disturbances in the packed center, which holds nearly double the 400 people it was designed to house
Lucky Blue, 18, and Stormi, 26, confirm the news on their social media accounts
'I've been raped, I've been sexually abused as a child and I've been fired because I wouldn't sleep with my boss,' the actress tells 'The Edit'
Need ideas on where to head next? Be inspired to travel the Philippines from north to south with these local films
The MILF's Bangsamoro Islamic Armed Forces has turned over the first batch of child combatants to their parents. It has committed to disengage almost 2,000 combatants under 18.
'The label of 'criminal' shapes [children's] sense of self and makes it likely that they will imbibe a criminal identity,' says developmental psychologist Liane Peña Alampay
'Many of the House leadership are doing the Kellyanne Conway approach: non-responsive, absurd, walang data, not resorting to hard evidence, 'yan ang status ngayon [ng bill],' says Akbayan Representative Tom Villarin
'This data, along with all we have heard over the past 4 years, can only be interpreted for what it is: a massive failure on the part of the Catholic Church in Australia to protect children from abusers.'
Contact the following emergency hotlines for urgent medical needs and other critical reports