Gender-based violence

12 Dec 2023 – Senate concurs with ILO [C190] ratification

Published by rudy Date posted on December 12, 2023
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DoLE issues guidelines for ‘safe spaces’ law

Published by rudy Date posted on December 30, 2021

By Franco Jose C. Baroña, 30 Dec 2021, Manila Times THE Department of Labor and Employment (DoLE) has issued guidelines for the implementation of the Safe Spaces Act or Republic Act (RA) 11313, better known as the “Bawal Bastos” Law.

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DOLE issues rules on enforcing ‘safe spaces’ for informal workers

Published by rudy Date posted on December 23, 2021

By Ferdinand Patinio, 23 Dec 2021 MANILA – The Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) on Thursday issued guidelines that aim to protect informal sector workers, including kasambahays (house helpers), under Republic Act (RA) 11313 or the Safe Spaces Act.

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911 emergency hotline now accepts gender-based calls

Published by rudy Date posted on December 17, 2021

by Romina Cabrera – The Philippine Star, 17 Dec 2021 MANILA, Philippines — The 911 National Emergency Hotline can now respond to calls regarding incidents of violence against women and children (VAWC) and other gender-based violence emergencies.

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QC launches database for cases of violence against women and children

Published by rudy Date posted on December 14, 2021

by Philstar.com, 14 Dec 2021 MANILA, Philippines — The Quezon City government opened Tuesday the country’s first unified database to track cases of violence against women and children in the city.

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Addressing Gender-based Violence (GBV) in Asia-Pacific

Published by rudy Date posted on October 27, 2021

"Addressing Gender-based Violence (GBV) in Asia-Pacific" infosheet provides information on a range of programming focused on GBV mitigation, response & prevention, in line w/ the Organization's Institutional Framework for Addressing GBV in Crisis. 🔗 https://t.co/5HHAXhefHA pic.twitter.com/EMYXTValh1 — IOM Asia-Pacific (@IOMAsiaPacific) October 27, 2021

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Senate OKs bill raising age of sexual consent

Published by rudy Date posted on September 23, 2021

by Cecille Suerte Felipe, Paolo Romero – The Philippine Star, 23 Sep 2021 MANILA, Philippines — The Senate has approved on second reading a bill raising the age of sexual consent to 16 years old to help prevent statutory rape.

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20 Jul 2021 – 2nd Letter to Dole Secretary Bello (Ratification of ILO C190)

Published by rudy Date posted on July 20, 2021

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Teens forced into sex-for-rice scheme – UNFPA

Published by rudy Date posted on May 12, 2021

by Cecille Suerte Felipe (The Philippine Star), 12 May 2021 MANILA, Philippines — Girls as young as 13 are being coerced into having sex in exchange for bags of rice since the pandemic started, a representative of the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) said during a Senate hearing yesterday.

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15 Dec 2020 – NTUC Phl holds 14 Dec online tripartite discussions on ratification of ILO Convention 190 on violence and harassment in the world of work

Published by rudy Date posted on March 28, 2021

The resource persons from ILO, BWSC/DOLE, PMAP (from recording) and NTUC Phl made presentations on the hughlights of ILO Convention 190, and the accompanying Recommendation 206, the implications on enterprises, what employers are doing to ‘continuously ensure safe and gender-responsive work environment’, what trade unions have been doing on gender-based violence (GBV) and violence and…

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The 1300 Social Assistance Center is here to help you. They have interpreters on standby 24 hours a day/ 7 days a week.

Published by rudy Date posted on December 17, 2020

The 1300 Social Assistance Center is here to help you. They have interpreters on standby 24 hours a day/ 7 days a week. Don't face it alone, #HelpisHere1300#SpotlightEndViolence #16Days pic.twitter.com/KqSfub97Pj — ILOAsiaPacific (@ILOAsiaPacific) December 16, 2020

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Dangerous or empowering? Signups on sugar daddy dating site rise among young women in PH amid pandemic

Published by rudy Date posted on October 30, 2020

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Pangangaliwa, maituturing na ‘psychological violence’ – Korte Suprema

Published by rudy Date posted on October 27, 2020

by ABS-CBN News, 27 Oct 2020 MAYNILA – Maituturing na psychological violence laban sa kababaihan ang pagkakaroon ng kabit ng mister, ayon sa ruling na kinatigan ng Supreme Court.

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Cristy Ramos: women who expose harassment seen as troublemakers

Published by rudy Date posted on October 4, 2020

by Nazvi Careem, South China Morning Post, 4 Oct 2020 Cristina Ramos, in her role as AFC match commissioner, was inspecting identity documents of the Philippines men’s football team before their friendly against visitors Malaysia in February, 2012.

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Lalaki arestado sa Bulacan sa ‘sextortion’ sa ex

Published by rudy Date posted on September 30, 2020

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Gender harassment and institutional betrayal in high school take toll on mental health

Published by rudy Date posted on September 15, 2020

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Do no harm: Why harassment of informal workers hurts public health and economic recovery

Published by rudy Date posted on September 8, 2020

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Sexual harassment in the informal economy: Farmworkers and domestic workers

Published by rudy Date posted on September 7, 2020

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Bridging the gap: Sexual exploitation, abuse and harassment (SEAH)

Published by rudy Date posted on September 2, 2020

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The shadow pandemic: Violence against women during COVID-19

Published by rudy Date posted on July 28, 2020

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Man accused of raping, impregnating orphaned minors arrested in Cebu

Published by rudy Date posted on July 19, 2020

by Minerva Newman, Manila Bulletin, 19 Jul 2020 CEBU CITY – After evading arrest for more than five years, a man accused of raping two orphaned sisters was finally collared last Thursday, July 16, in Sitio Candagsao, Barangay Talima, Olango Island, Lapu-Lapu City.

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Culture of blaming victims hinders rape cases

Published by rudy Date posted on July 13, 2020

By: Cathy Cañares Yamsuan, Philippine Daily Inquirer, 13 Jul 2020 MANILA, Philippines — Victim-blaming in rape cases is so ingrained in Filipino culture that survivors who press charges face more hurdles under questioning by a prosecutor tasked to assess evidence or a judge presiding at a trial.

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LIST: Groups that offer counseling for sexual harassment victims

Published by rudy Date posted on July 2, 2020

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Nowhere to run: Why some abused sex workers don’t want cops’ help

Published by rudy Date posted on June 27, 2020

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Cases of violence vs women drop — PNP

Published by rudy Date posted on June 26, 2020

by Emmanuel Tupas (The Philippine Star), 26 Jun 2020 MANILA, Philippines — Rape and other cases of violence against women and children went down by 55 percent during the community quarantine, the Philippine National Police (PNP) reported yesterday.

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#MCHSdobetter: Groups condemn sexual misconduct of teachers, call for justice

Published by rudy Date posted on June 26, 2020

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Girls’ rights advocate raises alarm over gender-related abuses during quarantine

Published by rudy Date posted on June 22, 2020

By: Rosalie O. Abatayo, CDN Digital, 22 Jun 2020 Stop Sexual abuse Concept, stop violence against Women, international women’s day CEBU CITY, Philippines — A group of non-government organizations (NGOs) has called on the government to “empower, protect and immediately respond” to the needs of girls and young women amid the high number of cases…

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Nearly 3,700 cases of violence against women, children recorded during community quarantine – PNP

Published by rudy Date posted on June 8, 2020

By VIRGIL LOPEZ, GMA News, 8 Jun 2020 Close to 3,700 cases of violence against women and children have been recorded by the Philippine National Police (PNP) since the implementation of community quarantine in March to curb the spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19).

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QC reopens facility responding to gender-based violence as cases spike during lockdown

Published by rudy Date posted on May 25, 2020

by ABS-CBN News, 25 May 2020 MANILA — The local government of Quezon City said Monday it has reopened its facility dedicated to respond to calls for help from victims of domestic and gender-based abuses, as reported cases of violence spiked during the coronavirus lockdowns.

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The COVID19 pandemic presents a global crisis that is exacerbating violence against women and girls. @RV_VAC has created a series of Guidance Notes on preventing Violence Against Women during the pandemic. Download the notes here. http://raisingvoices.org/resources/ #FeministResponse

Published by rudy Date posted on May 11, 2020

The COVID19 pandemic presents a global crisis that is exacerbating violence against women and girls. @RV_VAC has created a series of Guidance Notes on preventing Violence Against Women during the pandemic. Download the notes here. https://t.co/tgoKpi05gh #FeministResponse pic.twitter.com/WB9c8MGX2u — GBV Prevention Net (@GBVnet) May 11, 2020

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