Approved by the UP Board of Regents on its 1324th Meeting, 26 January 2017
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Pursuant to its powers vested by law, the Board of Regents of the University of the Philippines System hereby promulgates this Anti-Sexual Harassment Code within the jurisdiction of the University of the Philippines.
Section 1. Declaration of Policy. – The University values and upholds the dignity of every individual, and guarantees the full respect for human rights of all members of the UP community.
All forms of sexual harassment are unacceptable.
To this end, the University shall maintain …
Guidelines on Promoting Women’s Empowerment and Gender Equality in the University of the Philippines
Approved by the UP Board of Regents on its 1309th Meeting, 22 July 2015
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WHEREAS, the University of the Philippines, hereinafter referred to as “the University”, upholds the principles of human rights and gender equality;
WHEREAS, the University upholds the 1987 Constitution which explicitly recognizes the role of women in nation building and the fundamental equality before the law of women and men, as well as the Magna Carta of Women (Republic Act No. 9710) and its implementing rules and …
Children’s Rights Implementation under the Aquino Administration
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The Philippines is a signatory to the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child. As a State Party, the Philippines is subject to review by the UN Committee on the Rights of the Child and feedback on its progress in ensuring that the rights of Filipino children are being met. The Council on the Welfare of Children (CWC) is the mandated institutional mechanism of the Philippine government responsible for the coordination, implementation and monitoring of the State party‘s international and national commitments or obligations to its Children.
To date, the Philippines …