A councilor noted on Adoption Consciousness Week this February 15 to 23 that the high number of adoption cases of children raises deeper issues on children abandonment.
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A children’s advocacy group said classes were disrupted as school children were “too afraid to go to school” after military troops “encamped” in their classrooms in a farflung village in Compostela, Compostela Valley province.
A “special investigating body” of the “Compostela Valley People’s Democratic Government” has recommended “an order for the immediate arrest and commencement of the trial” of 23 respondents composed of army, police and government civilian personnel implicated in the “murder” of Roque Antivo.
The family of the slain eight-year boy reacted strongly to the decision of the government prosecutor who thrashed its murder complaint against soldiers they claimed to have been in the area at the time of the incident.
“Are authorities really that insensitive to children’s rights, that children can become collateral damage to military offensives?” asked Rius Valle, Children’s Rehabilitation Center Southern Mindanao spokesperson
Two Lumad minors in Loreto town, Agusan del Sur were on their way last Monday to register for the Barangay and SK elections, when they were accosted by government troops.
By JOHN RIZLE L. SALIGUMBA
“Legislators seem to be missing the point. There is a deeper social context why our so-called ‘young offenders’ are being pushed to commit petty-crimes and sometimes used by organized syndicate crimes.” – Arlene Brosas, spokesperon for Akap Bata
Ryan says he earns PHP 10 for every motorcycle he cleans outside the Davao City Hall. (davaotoday.com photo by Ace…
Child rights groups expressed concern on the recruitment of minors for Barangay Defense System (BDS) in the rural areas of…