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Children in conflict with the law: On finding hope and fighting fate

Feb 16, 2019 - 1:21 PM

As lawmakers debate on the MACR they think children deserve, kids continue to be exposed to environments that put them on a collision course with the law

[OPINION] Don't terrorize children

Feb 10, 2019 - 4:44 PM

Do our lawmakers know that they are trying to pass a law that would demonize angels? Do they know what they are doing?

Drilon: Build youth centers first before lowering age of criminal responsibility

Jan 26, 2019 - 4:51 PM

‘The problems lie in the implementation of the law and that is what the amendments should focus on,’ says Senator Franklin Drilon

JUVELINE JUSTICE. Minority Leader Senator Franklin Drilon says Congress should focus on improving the implementation of the current Juvenile Justice Law. Photo by Angie de Silva/Rappler

The week in photos: September 30-October 6, 2017

Oct 07, 2017 - 1:54 PM

This week's selection of photo highlights here and around the world

SLUTWALK. Women's rights activists march against gender inequalities during what the organizers called 'the third annual Amber Rose SlutWalk' in downtown Los Angeles, California on October 1, 2017. Photo by Mark Ralston/AFP

Children in conflict with the law: Cracks in Juvenile Justice Act

Nov 13, 2016 - 11:39 PM

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

CRACKS IN THE LAW. Should the age of criminal responsibility be lowered? President Rodrigo Duterte says so but social workers and pro-child groups oppose the call.

When 'Houses of Hope' fail children in conflict with the law

Nov 07, 2016 - 5:13 PM

Part 2: With crowded unsanitary and unhealthy environments some youth centers fail to rehabilitate and transform child offenders

HOPE STILL ALIVE? Some rehabilitation centers for child offenders have poor to inhumane conditions.

Beyond juvenile delinquency: Why children break the law

Nov 06, 2016 - 8:00 PM

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

CHILDREN VS LAW. Most children who commit crimes come from poor and dysfunctional families.

LOOK: Davao City’s rehab centers for drug addicts, youth offenders

May 01, 2016 - 10:26 AM

Despite Rodrigo Duterte s harsh words for drug addicts and criminals not all of them end up dead in Davao City

'THERAPEUTIC COMMUNITY.' Residents of the Davao City Treatment and Rehabilitation Center for Drug Dependents listen to medical students on April 28, 2016. Photo by Pia Ranada/Rappler

On 2nd chances: Children in conflict with the law

Dec 22, 2014 - 7:54 PM

Give them a chance they re victims too say child s rights advocates

Lost and found in Valenzuela

Sep 27, 2014 - 10:40 PM

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