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Child Rights Network: Catriona Gray speaks more sense than Panelo on criminal liability age

Feb 23, 2019 - 11:43 AM

The beauty queen earlier said the country should instead address the reasons why children commit crimes

MISS UNIVERSE. Catriona Gray attends her homecomin parade on February 22. Photo by Alecs Ongcal/Rappler

[OPINION] The real syndicate behind lowering criminal liability age

Jan 28, 2019 - 5:40 PM

Impunity is the culture, so syndicates are rewarded and victims are either jailed or killed

Change.org petition: ‘No to lowering age of criminal responsibility’

Jan 21, 2019 - 10:46 PM

The petition, started by Child’s Right Network and the Philippine Action for Youth Offenders, asks Congress to withdraw the bill seen as a threat to children's rights

PETITION. Rights groups started a petition asking the Philippine Congress to withdraw its bill lowering the minimum age of criminal responsibility from 15 years old to 9 years old.

Child rights group to Congress on age of criminal liability: Why the turnaround?

Jan 21, 2019 - 4:48 PM

The group says it's ironic that the bill is being backed by the same person who signed the JWWA into law – Speaker Gloria Macapagal Arroyo

Children as combatants in the Philippines

Jun 27, 2017 - 7:00 PM

To stop the recruitment of children the Philippine government must recognize the need to institutionalize counter radicalization programs

TRAINING. Child soldiers are taught to kill early on. Rappler sourced photo

End gendered uniform restrictions for LGBT students

Jun 23, 2017 - 2:06 PM

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

MovePH, Childhope Asia team up to tell street kids' stories

Sep 14, 2016 - 7:20 PM

This partnership will allow us to move our audience to action encouraging them to act for the street children that we serve says Childhope Asia executive director Herbert Carpio

FOR THE KIDS. Childhope Asia has been empowering street kids in Metro Manila through education since 1995. The organization signed a partnership with MovePH on Wednesday, September 14. Photo by Michael Valera/ Rappler