Some 132 human trafficking cases were served by the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) in 2016 in Davao City and the region.
The Overseas Workers Welfare Administration (OWWA) will enter into a Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) with the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) and the Department of Justice (DOJ) for a unified fight against the abuse of children who are left behind by Overseas Filipino Workers (OFWs) in Davao City and the region.
A militant lawmaker called on Friday the repeal of Republic Act No. 7279 or the Urban Development and Housing Act of 1992 in the wake of continuing and violent demolitions against urban poor communities.
The city’s Quick Response Team on Children’s Concerns rescued a six-year old boy from his stepfather on Wednesday.
A human rights group called on President Rodrigo Duterte to “grieve for the majority of Filipinos” and not just for fallen soldiers.
The mass killings of the Moro people continues after 49 years of the Jabidah Massacre
Farmer Eduardo Mandabon said out of his fear, he was not able to tell the police that he was beaten by the soldiers. He was also interviewed by a staff in the municipal hall and only asked them who owns the rice. He said he told the staff that it was for the NPAs.
A human rights group on Wednesday said that President Rodrigo Duterte’s order to “flatten the hills” and bomb the known lairs of the New People’s Army has endangered the lives and even could target civilians on the ground.
Residents of Barangay Cabuyoan in Mabini Town, Compostela Valley on Tuesday, March 14 hit the military for the aerial strikes on Saturday as they belied the army’s claim that there was an encounter with the New People’s Army.
The five -year old grandchild of the farmer-couple who were slain by armed men in Compostela town last week is the lone witness of the crime.