Rep. Gloria Macapagal has filed a bill entitled "Act Codifying the Alternative Child Care Laws of the Philippines" to address the worsening problem of neglected and “overage children,” who are often labeled unfit for adoption.
This workshop provides a unique opportunity for regional practitioners to come together and share on adoption practice as well as reflect on current existing capacities in providing other ‘family-based alternatives’ for a child.
Laura A. Voith, Joan Marie Blakey - Journal of Child & Adolescent Trauma27 Oct 2016
Employing focus groups and participant-observation, this exploratory study examined areas of personal development, knowledge, and skills of young women who were formally in residential care in the Philippines to determine success factors for young women with traumatic histories.
Recthie T. Paculba – Philippine Information Agency17 Oct 2016
This article from the PIA notes that the Regional Juvenile Justice and Welfare Committee-10 (RJJWC) is set to present a resolution on forging commitments from local government units to support children at risk and children in conflict with the law.
This booklet is based on a recent internal desk review of Save the Children’s and partners’ work against physical and humiliating punishment of children, commissioned by Save the Children Sweden. It aims to present best practices, to show what methods have worked around the world, and to spread knowledge about results achieved and lessons learned when it comes to law reform and positive discipline.
President Aquino of the Philippines has recently signed into law the “Children’s Emergency Relief and Protection Act,” an Act which ensures the protection of children “in times of calamity, disaster, and other emergency situations.”