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An overwhelming 228 legislators vote in favor of stiffening the punishment for child abusers
On Safer Internet Day, government officials promise continuous training of front liners to rescue victims of online sexual exploitation
Gabriela Representative Arlene Brosas says the passage of the measure will give women and children an 'increased chance' to combat all forms of abuse
Local media report that a pilot program involving more than 10,000 students will be launched soon, with UNICEF and Dhaka jointly designing the curriculum
Violators stand to face jail time up to 6 to 12 years and a fine between P300,000 to P500,000
A decade ago, Mabel and Roy meet while dancing the Sinulog. Now they're back as a couple.
The Philippine Institute of Development Studies says lack of transportation, basic facilities, and infrastructure are major challenges in providing education to children with disabilities
At least 3 of them are now back at Operation Second Chance, and will be given visitation time with their families on Christmas Eve
Nelson Siacor Torayno is also ordered to pay P2 million in fines
Since its debut in November 1969 on American public television, the famous address has taken on many forms in more than 150 countries
In 2018, the Department of Justice Office of Cybercrime received more than 600,000 tips of images and videos of naked, sexualized, and abused Filipino children. This marked a 1,300% increase from the previous year.
From HIV/AIDS awareness and peace education, the former Miss World Philippines 2018 queen now takes on the cause of teenage pregnancy with Save the Children
Lorenzo Marchesi 'was believed to be engaging children online to lure and groom them for both online and in-person sexual exploitation,' says the International Justice Mission
Pneumonia is preventable but still kills more children – 800,000 under the age of 5 last year – than any other infection, says UNICEF in a joint statement to mark World Pneumonia Day
'Some stories will have a detrimental influence on the minds of those under the age of 18,' the Turkish government says about 'Good Night Stories for Rebel Girls', a series of inspiring stories about women of history for young children
Rizal Representative Fidel Nograles wants to expand the coverage of the Anti-Violence Against Women and Their Children Act of 2004
Advocates encourage celebrities to stop using people on the spectrum for entertainment
Senator Imee Marcos asks: 'Relevant pa ba 'yan?'
A hearing at the Supreme Court turns emotional as petitioner Maggie Ho Aquino claims her right to inherit from her grandfather, and is urged by a justice to see the case through
Elderly members of 'Protect the Children' march to mediate between police and demonstrators, and buy protesters time when the cops start to charge
The settlement with the Federal Trade Commission and the New York state Attorney General is the largest amount in a case involving the Children's Online Privacy Protection Act, a 1998 federal law
PSA data says that in 2017, there were more illegitimate children than legitimate children in the Philippines
Manila Mayor Isko Moreno's curfew memorandum seeks to penalize parents for their perceived neglect of underaged kids
The move is aimed at deterring migrant expectations that they will be released after being arrested by the US border authorities and able to disappear into the US population
The queens spend time with the children of Philippine Children’s Medical Center
The lawyer for Rosemarie Perez and her 13-year-old son Rohan has requested an urgent hearing on their status in a bid to have them remain in Israel
(UPDATED) The High Court is set to discuss Article 992 of the Civil Code which says an illegitimate child has no right to inherit from the legitimate relatives of his father or mother
Our results suggest that young children must learn the principle of direct reciprocity in order to apply it
The United Children of Israel says some 600 families could now face expulsion over a loss of residency status
Lea is among the Broadway stars included in the book 'A is for Audra: Broadway's Leading Ladies from A to Z'
The arrest of Nelson Siacor Torayno, a 32-year-old Filipino, was kept from the public for months following his arrest due to ongoing investigations, according to the International Justice Mission
Are you into sports, food, or the arts? You’ll surely make memories you’ll never forget!
'Spider-Man' actor Tom Holland gives kids a superhero surprise of a lifetime!
John Sanders, appointed to the post just two months ago, says in a letter obtained by several US media outlets that he planned to step down as acting US Customs and Border Protection commissioner on July 5
All Filipino high school students grades 10 to 12, except those who have already been to Japan as part of previous Asian International Children's Film Festivals, are encouraged to submit their entries before the deadline on August 16, 2019
President Donald Trump's administration cancels special care in the from of classroom, soccer fields, and art studios, citing a lack of funding
Katarina is the first ambassador of the organization for the Philippines
Daniel's life has changed since a photo of him studying outside a McDonald's branch to take advantage of electricity spread on social media
The guide is put together by British aid agency Save the Children and experts at Imperial College London at the request of Syrian medics working in the bloody 8-year civil war
The guidelines from the World Health Organization may read to some parents like common-sense practices, including not exposing babies under one-year-old to screens
The President's daughter says she will only respond to questions about her wealth if a complaint is filed alleging violations of the law
Since the Canadian government has not laid out the criteria for the new program, it has raised a lot of uncertainty about who will qualify for it
The numbers are sobering in a state that is home to the world's fifth-largest economy but has the highest poverty rate in the US when cost-of-living is factored in
PRESS RELEASE: Tambayan Center for Children's Rights says the mobile birth registration aims to assist the processing of birth certificates for 300 children from the Badjau community
Unicef Executive Director Henrietta Fore warns 'alarmingly high levels' of measles cases worldwide will have 'disastrous consequences' for children if not enough is done to strengthen immunization campaigns
Unicef says the 5 children were "playing at home" when they were killed. It did not give details on the nature of the attack or the perpetrators.
(UPDATED) In his veto message, President Duterte says corporal punishment can be administered in a way 'that the children remember it not as an act of hate or abuse, but a loving act of discipline that desires only to uphold their welfare'
Most child exploitation cases involve Filipino children and men from other countries. Authorities hope to stop this 'increasingly prevalent' crime.
Our childhood years quickly give way to the teenage years, and it is at this stage that the effects of childhood adversity usually take their toll
'These inappropriate acts are inimical to the welfare and moral of the children visiting the park, hence, it must be regulated,' says Councilor Joel Alangsab