House committee on welfare of children - updates

Rappler's latest stories on House committee on welfare of children

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Bill imposing curfew for children passes House panel

Sep 26, 2017 - 3:34 PM

The bill 'aims to ensure the safety and self-esteem of children, prevent them from being used to commit crime, and protect them from abuse and exploitation'

CHILDREN'S WELFARE. A bill that would impose a curfew on children for their safety passes the House panel's scrutiny. File photo by Jay Directo/AFP

House children's welfare panel chair backs lowering criminal liability age

May 08, 2017 - 2:20 PM

But Representative Divina Grace Yu says the stand of the majority of her committee members will trump her personal view on the controversial bill

MAJORITY LAWMAKERS. Representatives Jose Panganiban Jr and Divina Grace Yu hold a press conference at the House on May 8. Photo by Mara Cepeda/Rappler

'No conflict' between corporal punishment ban, lowering criminal liability age – lawmakers

Feb 27, 2017 - 2:35 PM

While a House panel approved a measure prohibiting the corporal punishment of children another committee is expected to pass a measure lowering the criminal responsibility age for youth offenders

'NO CONFLICT.' Representatives Reynaldo Umali, Gwendolyn Garcia, and Estrellita Suansing hold a press conference on February 27. Photo by Mara Cepeda/Rappler