New body created to protect children’s rights

Julie M. Aurelio - @inquirerdotnet 09/30/2019

MANILA, Philippine — President Rodrigo Duterte has created the National Council Against Child Labor as part of the government’s increased efforts to protect child rights and eliminate all forms of child labor. Under Executive Order No. 92,…

Children’s Paradise Montessori School: The making of a child-centered learning institution

Marc Cosep 04/13/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — After earning a degree in Accountancy and succeeding in the corporate world, her concern and passion for teaching children made her shift gears. Marivic Bathan, founder and president of the Children’s Paradise Montessori…

10,000 KIDS benefit FROM PSC’s Children’s Games

Glendale G. Rosal 12/16/2018

A TOTAL of 10,746 participants benefited from the Philippine Sports Commission’s (PSC) Children’s Games over the year, as the program became a major component of the national sports agency’s Sports for Peace Program. The Children’s Games were…

Heavy screen time appears to impact childrens’ brains — study

data, from, major, ongoing, states, study, united, US, washington 12/10/2018

WASHINGTON, United States — Researchers have found “different patterns” in brain scans among children who record heavy smart device and video game use, according to initial data from a major ongoing US study. The first wave of information from…

Children’s welfare: An election issue

Editorial 11/25/2018

What is the true state of Filipino children? In the educational system, K to 12 promised that those who would finish senior would be employable. We still need to see empirical evidence of that. Many employers in…

Children’s rights groups propose to raise age of sexual consent

USJ-R Journalism Intern 07/30/2018

Children’s rights organizations are pushing that the minimum age of sexual consent be raised from 12 years old to 16 years old. This would mean that anyone who commits sexual acts with a minor below the proposed…

PSC Children’s Games visits Tagbilaran, Bohol

Glendale G. Rosal 01/20/2018

The Philippine Sports Commission (PSC) Visayas, headed by commissioner Ramon “El Presidente” Fernandez, held the second PSC Children’s Games outside Cebu this month in Bohol. The PSC Children’s Games was in Tagbilaran City, Bohol yesterday and with…

Women, children’s police desk undergo seminar

Nestle L. Semilla 12/02/2017

ABOUT forty-seven personnel of the police Women and Children’s Protection Desk in Central Visayas (WCPD) underwent a three-day seminar to better handle cases involving women and children victims of crimes. “Our advocacy program is in compliance with…

IBP-Cebu head: Consider also children’s protection

Ador Vincent S. Mayol, Morexette B. Erram 11/20/2017

DISSOLUTION OF MARRIAGE BILL Whether or not the bill seeking the dissolution of marriage will be passed, it should also stress the importance of the protection of children. The Integrated Bar of the Philippines-Cebu Chapter (IBP) gave…

Children’s Games back in Cebu after nine-year hiatus

John Carlo A. Villaruel 07/11/2017

In the hopes of giving children a chance to showcase their skills not only in sports but also in cultural and performing arts, the Philippine Sports Commission (PSC) is reviving the Children’s Games this November 18 and…

Shapeshifter turns friendly veggie monster in new children’s book

Apple Ta-as 07/05/2017

CUTE and monsters are two words that don’t gel well, right? But in the imaginary world, where a happy child named Kalipay and her friend Gamay (a tiny “manananggal,” a variation of “tiktik”) exist, monsters are cute…

Mindanao Children’s Games pushing through despite Marawi insurgency

Inquirer.net 05/24/2017

DAVAO CITY — Philippine Sports Commission chair Butch Ramirez said that the inaugural staging of the Mindanao Children’s Games would push through as scheduled today at the Rizal Park despite the Marawi insurgency that placed this economic…

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