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#ChildrenNotCriminals: Rights groups slam bill lowering age of criminal liability

Jan 21, 2019 - 2:30 PM

Unicef Philippines says it is deeply concerned about the bill, describing it as 'an act of violence against children'

CHILDREN'S RIGHTS. Several rights groups slam the bill lowering the minimum age of criminal responsibility from 15 years old to 9 years old.

Alarm over proposed Philippine law to jail 9-year-olds

Nov 21, 2016 - 7:50 PM

Jail is no place for a child It is alarming for children to be institutionalised sent to a penal institution UNICEF says in a position paper

CHILDREN IN CONFLICT WITH THE LAW. Some lawmakers want the age criminal responsibility lowered but social workers and pro-child groups oppose the proposal.

Poverty, disasters, and the children in between

Oct 25, 2014 - 4:06 PM

This new normal means that we have to integrate development and humanitarian work ensuring that children and their communities are prepared for whatever comes their way no matter how rich or poor they are

Growing up with poverty, disasters

Oct 18, 2014 - 12:10 PM

This is the new normal Development that is inclusive disaster and climate resilient and ensures that that children are prepared for whatever comes their way no matter how rich or poor they are

HUNGER AND DISASTER. Children in Yolanda-hit regions face malnutrition. File photo by Rupert Ambil/

Metrobank Group, Plan to build health facilities in Yolanda-affected areas

Aug 14, 2014 - 12:46 PM

Each health station will be fully equipped to meet the basic health needs of up to 900 families