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Leave the children alone

Aug 14, 2017 - 10:00 AM

We need to create zones of peace around children in any conflict – whether this be armed parental or political

Lower age of criminal liability? Here's why psychologists are against it

Feb 18, 2017 - 6:40 PM

The label of criminal shapes [children s] sense of self and makes it likely that they will imbibe a criminal identity says developmental psychologist Liane Peña Alampay

House leaders 'doing a Kellyanne Conway' on age of criminal liability

Feb 16, 2017 - 3:35 PM

Many of the House leadership are doing the Kellyanne Conway approach: non responsive absurd walang data not resorting to hard evidence yan ang status ngayon [ng bill] says Akbayan Representative Tom Villarin

OPPOSITION. Akbayan Representative Tom Villarin (2-L) joins other advocates as they replace the image of a child behind bars with an image of a happy child. Photo by Jee Y. Geronimo/Rappler

Children's rights in focus at art festival

Nov 20, 2014 - 2:59 PM

PRESS RELEASE Planning and preparation for the Children s Arts Fest has been in the works for a year and the festival is the culminating activity of the Learn from the Arts Learn for Life project

Children's Ombudsman calls for circumcision ban in Sweden

Sep 29, 2013 - 12:38 AM

The government estimates that some 3 000 boys are circumcised every year in Sweden

BAN CIRCUMCISION? Officials are pushing for its ban in Sweden because the operation is 'painful, irreversible and can lead to dangerous complications'. AFP file photo