Child Labor

School closures result in complex problems like child labor, marriage — UNICEF

Published by rudy Date posted on August 26, 2021

By CNN Philippines Staff, 26 Aug 2021 Metro Manila (CNN Philippines, August 26) — Prolonged school closures result in complex problems, including “heightened risk of drop out, child labor and child marriage,” the United Nations Children’s Fund Philippines said.

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13 June 2021 – ILO-Unicef: Child labor in PH prevalent, reaches 3.2 m

Published by rudy Date posted on June 13, 2021

By Antoinette Capuz, Manila Standard Child labor remains prevalent in the Philippines along with the rest of South-Eastern Asia region, according to the International Labor Organization and United Nations Children’s Fund which on Thursday said that the worldwide tally has increased to 160 million amid the coronavirus disease 2019 pandemic.

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Millions of children 5 to 17 years old still working–PSA

Published by rudy Date posted on February 15, 2021

by Cai Ordinario, Businessmirror, 15 Feb 2021 DESPITE a law prohibiting children below 18 years old from working, millions of households reported that children between 5 and 17 years of age are still working in poor and rich regions nationwide, according to the Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA).

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DOLE vows to free 500,000 children from illegal labor

Published by rudy Date posted on February 15, 2021

by CHARLENE A. CAYABYAB, SunStar, 15 Feb 2021 CLARK FREEPORT — The Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) has renewed its bid to free more than half a million children who are into child labor.

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DOLE still far behind target to end child labor

Published by rudy Date posted on February 13, 2021

by Sunstar, 13 Feb 2021 MORE than 50,000 children have been withdrawn from child labor, but the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) is still far from achieving its target.

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CHR vows to continue probe on recruitment of child warriors

Published by rudy Date posted on February 12, 2021

By: Neil Arwin Mercado, INQINQUIRER.net, 12 Feb 2021 MANILA, Philippines — The Commission on Human Rights (CHR) vowed to continue its investigation on the alleged recruitment of children as warriors in areas of armed conflict, saying such acts constitute a war crime.

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Nearly 340k child workers get aid from DOLE amid COVID-19 pandemic

Published by rudy Date posted on December 27, 2020

By Susan G. De Leon, 27 Dec 2020 CALOOCAN CITY, Dec. 27 (PIA) — Citing the agency’s mandate under Republic Act No. 9231 or the Special Protection of Children against Child Abuse, Exploitation and Discrimination Act, the Department of Labor & Employment (DOLE) said they were able to assist close to 340,000 minors, along with…

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DoLE profiles 274,924 child laborers

Published by rudy Date posted on December 27, 2020

by Leslie Ann Aquino, Manila Bulletin, 27 Dec 2020 The Department of Labor and Employment (DoLE) has profiled 274,924 child laborers in the country. “This is indeed unfortunate. This is why we had to work doubly hard to arrest the situation,” Labor Secretary Silvestre Bello III said in a statement Sunday.

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Hiring minors as domestic helpers illegal – DOLE

Published by rudy Date posted on December 4, 2020

By: Dona Z. Pazzibugan, Philippine Daily Inquirer, 4 Dec 2020 MANILA, Philippines — Nearly 5,000 minors below 15 years old are employed as domestic workers in violation of the Batas Kasambahay of 2013, according to a government survey.

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50,000 domestic helpers in PH minors — DoLE

Published by rudy Date posted on December 3, 2020

By William B. Depasupil, Manila Times, 3 Dec 2020 ALMOST 50,000 or 4 percent of about 1.4 million Filipinos working as domestic helpers or “kasambahay” are minors, according to the Department of Labor and Employment (DoLE).

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180 child labor victims get rehab support from BARMM

Published by rudy Date posted on November 21, 2020

by John Unson (Philstar.com), 21 Nov 2020 COTABATO CITY, Philippines — The Bangsamoro government has released a P20,000 rehabilitation support each to parents of 180 children engaged in child labor as part of a campaign to address such malpractice.

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Pandemic might force more children to work –DOLE

Published by rudy Date posted on October 20, 2020

by Leslie Aquino, Manila Bulletin, 20 Oct 2020 With millions of workers displaced by the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic, an official of the Department of Labor and Employment has expressed concern that the health crisis might force more children to work.

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CHR condemns reported cases of sexual abuse by NPA members against minors

Published by rudy Date posted on September 17, 2020

by Czarina Nicole Ong Ki, Manila Bulletin, 17 Sep 2020 The Commission on Human Rights (CHR) has condemned in the strongest possible terms the reported cases of sexual abuse committed by members of the rebel New People’s Army (NPA) in Kananga, Leyte against minor girls.

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Ban lifted on hiring of minors in entertainment

Published by rudy Date posted on September 14, 2020

by Mayen Jaymalin (The Philippine Star), 14 Sep 2020 MANILA, Philippines — Young celebrities aged 15 to below 18 years old are now allowed to resume their work in the entertainment industry, the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) said over the weekend.

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ILO Child Labour Convention achieves universal ratification

Published by rudy Date posted on August 4, 2020

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DOLE frees 250k child laborers, sends them back to school

Published by rudy Date posted on July 30, 2020

By Samuel P. Medenilla, BusinessMirror, 30 Jul 2020 The government is now over 30 percent complete in its target to remove 650,000 child laborers from hazardous work by 2022, according to the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE).

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Is child labour on the rise amid the pandemic?

Published by rudy Date posted on June 15, 2020

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COVID-19 may push millions more children into child labour – ILO and UNICEF

Published by rudy Date posted on June 12, 2020

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Child labour and human trafficking remain important concerns in global supply chains

Published by rudy Date posted on November 12, 2019

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Manila, QC top Metro cities with most number of child laborers, DOLE report says

Published by rudy Date posted on October 30, 2019

By Samuel P. Medenilla, Business Mirror, 30 Oct 2019 Majority of the child laborers who were profiled by the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) this year in Metro Manila worked as vendors or helpers.

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Child labor leads in violence against youngsters

Published by rudy Date posted on October 23, 2019

by JONATHAN LLANES, 23 Oct 2019 PASIG CITY — Child labor remains to be the leading violation against children in the country as per data gathered by the Fundacion Educacion Cooperacion or Educo, a global development non-government organization.

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New Palace executive order seen boosting DOLE’s targets vs anti-child labor

Published by rudy Date posted on October 3, 2019

By Samuel P. Medenilla, Business Mirror, 3 Oct 2019 With the recent institutionalization of the National Council Against Child Labor (NCLC), the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) said it now has a higher chance of addressing the backlog in its anti-child labor targets.

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Duterte creates National Council Against Child Labor

Published by rudy Date posted on September 27, 2019

By: Darryl John Esguerra, INQINQUIRER.net, 27 Sept 2019 MANILA, Philippines — President Rodrigo Duterte has ordered the creation of the National Council Against Child Labor to strengthen government efforts for the protection of children’s rights.

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9 nabbed for cybercrime

Published by rudy Date posted on September 6, 2019

by LAUREN ALIMONDO, Sun Star, Sep 6, 2019 NINE individuals engaged in cybercrime were arrested in Upper Tadiangan, Tuba, Benguet on September 3.

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DOLE so far profiles more than 85,000 child laborers in PH

Published by rudy Date posted on June 28, 2019

By: Christia Marie Ramos, INQUIRER.net, Jun 28, 2019 MANILA, Philippines — The Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) said it has so far profiled 85,582 child workers across the country in an effort to push for more inclusive and preventive interventions in stopping child labor.

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Dole denies presence of child labor in Baguio

Published by rudy Date posted on June 4, 2019

by JONATHAN LLANES, Sun Star, 4 Jun 2019 THE Department of Labor and Employment (Dole) Cordillera assured zero cases of child labor in the country’s Summer Capital amid reports about children selling sando bags at the Baguio City market.

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PSA urged to include 3 new types of child labor in surveys

Published by rudy Date posted on March 31, 2019

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5 ‘child laborers’ nasagip sa Pampanga

Published by rudy Date posted on April 7, 2018

by ABS-CBN News Apr 07, 2018 Nasagip ng mga pulis ang limang menor de edad mula sa isang itikan sa Pampanga Biyernes ng gabi kung saan umano sila pinagtatrabaho sa nakapanlulumong kondisyon.

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D.O.L.E. concerned over sightings of child laborers in 2 Cebu cities

Published by rudy Date posted on March 7, 2018

By Charles R. Pepito, Businessmirror, Mar 7, 2018 CONCERNED over sightings of child laborers in Bogo City and Medellin town in Cebu, the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE 7) in the region will have work places where children were seen, inspected.

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DoLE issues rules on hiring of minors

Published by rudy Date posted on November 3, 2017

by Manila Times, Nov 3, 2017 EMPLOYERS of child actors and child actresses or entertainers need to secure first a permit from the Department of Labor and Employment (DoLE) before engaging the young talents in gainful activities.

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