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Are Filipino Children Still At The Margins?

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 …

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Dangal at Husay Mula sa Kawani, Para sa Kawani Tungong Internasyonalisasyon

Tungkulin ng Campus Maintenance Office (CMO) ang pangalagaan ang mga gusali at pisikal na kapaligiran ng UP Diliman. Isang sangay nito ang Grounds Service and Arboretum Division (GSAD). Bahagi ng komprehensibong gawain nito ang pangangalaga ng park at garden, nursery at arboretum at beautification at landscaping.
Ang mga serbisyong ito ay mahigit dalawang dekada nang trabaho ni Mang Rogelio. Siya ay regular na manggagawa na may salary grade 4 (sagad). Sa kakapusan ng sahod, kabi-kabila ang kanyang loan na malaking bahagi ng mga kaltas sa kaniyang sahod. Kung kaya may take-home pay na lamang siya na Php400-600 kada linggo.
Ilang taon na …

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The Philippines in Support of IP Rights and Indigenous Knowledge

Note: In an interview with the UP FORUM, UP alumni and internationally recognized advocates Victoria Tauli-Corpuz and Dave de Vera share their insights on indigenous peoples’ rights and indigenous knowledge. They compare the Philippines with other countries in Asia and the world in terms of support to IP rights and indigenous knowledge. On the issue of ancestral domain and the Mindanao peace process, they also give their views on whether the rights of the IPs and the Lumad are protected in the new peace agreement and suggest ways to ensure their continuous protection. They also talk about their UP education …

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UP Forum March-April issue off the press

This is volume 15, number 2 of the bi-monthly UP Forum. In this issue, the Forum tackles indigenous studies and how it can inculcated in the curriculum of higher education institutions.
Featured in this issue are these articles: UP Baguio Assistant Professor Leah Abayao, PhD on the Indigenous People’s Core Curriculum; Koalisyon ng mga Katutubo at Samahan ng Pilipinas (Kasapi) Inc. Secretary General Giovanni Reyes on the Indigenous Communities Conserved Areas (ICCA) and the Manila Declaration; Philippine Association for Intercultural Development (PAFID) Inc. Executive Director Dave De Vera’s and UN Special Rapporteur on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples Victoria Tauli-Corpuz’s views on Philippine …

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