Legazpi City- Battling the longest running social menace – child labor – is not, in any sense, child’s play. This was stressed by DOLE-Bicol as it lay down its plans this October for the 2011 Children’s Month Celebration with the theme “Local Council for the Protection of Children Para sa Bright Child: Pakilusin, Palakasin, Pagtulungan Natin”.
By virtue of Presidential Decree (PD) 603 or the Child and Youth Welfare Code, the Council for the Welfare of Children has been spearheading the nationwide celebration of children’s month since 1993. For 2011, the 19th Nationwide Celebration of Children’s Month shall focus on strengthening the Local Council for the Protection of Children (LCPC).
The Department of Labor and Employment joins the nation in the celebration of Children's Month this October. Among the activities lined up by DOLE regional and field offices, in coordination with their respective program partners, include Project Angel Tree or gift giving to child laborers, advocacy campaign on child rights and child protection, tree planting, and awarding of livelihood grants to parents of child laborers.
In observance of Children’s Month, the Council for the Welfare of Children (CWC), together with partner government and non-government agencies, will conduct various activities in October. This year’s theme is: Local Council for the Welfare of Children (LCPC) Para sa Bright Child, Pakilusin, Palakasin, Pagtulungan natin!
The National College for Science and Technology (NCST) signs commitment of support to Cavite’s Project Angel Tree Donate A Used Beverage Can: Help Send Child Laborer to School Project together with DOLE Cavite Provincial Office and San Miguel Yamamura Corporation-Metal Container Plant as program partners.
SIGAW-Kabataan is an advocacy project of DOLE RO IV-B which stands for Suportahan, I-angat, Gabayan, at Alagaan and Welfare ng Kabataan that intends to enhance the awareness ans sensibility of people and community to the needs of the children in each province of MIMAROPA.
CATARMAN, Northern Samar, Oct. 26 (PIA) -- The Provincial Government of Northern Samar through the Sixth Country Programme for Children Provincial Technical Working Group/Provincial Advisory Committee (CPC 6 PTWG/PAC) is one with the nation in the observance of National Children’s Month this October, 2011.
Four (4) Implementing Agencies (IAs) of the ILO-IPEC anti-child labor program in Northern Samar attended the Project Management Training (PMT) on October 24-26, 2011 at the L’Auberge Hotel and Restaurant at Barangay Dalakit, Catarman, Northern Samar.
CATARMAN, Northern Samar, Oct. 26 (PIA) -– In order to improve collaboration and data sharing among partners and advocates of child labor program, the International Labour Organization (ILO) through the International Programme on the Elimination of Child Labor (IPEC) has conducted a hands-on training on Child Labor Knowledge Sharing System at Mharina Rossi Internet Café, Catarman, Northern Samar on October 26, 2011.
The Child Friendly Movement is a nationwide effort to institutionalize the Convention on the Rights of the Child (CRC). It aims to make the community and the government adopt the child sensitive and child friendly principle as a way of life.
The Council for the Welfare of Children (CWC) initiated the Presidential Award for the Child-Friendly Municipalities and Cities pursuant to Executive Order No. 184 (CWC), series of 1999. This is in support for the Convention on the Rights of the C0hild (CRC) as the Philippine government ratified the CRC on July 26, 1990.
The CALABARZON Child Labor Committee headed by the Department of Labor and Employment Regional Office IV-A in partnership with the Regional Sub-Committee on the Welfare of Children (RSCWC) headed by the Department of Social Welfare and Development IV-A ...
Balanga City, Bataan - DOLE Region 3 Director Leopoldo B. De Jesus reported to Labor Secretary Rosalinda Dimapilis-Baldoz that the DOLE Bataan Field Office under the supervision of Nely M. Punzalan, held numerous activities for the month-long celebration with its theme dubbed ““Local Council for the Protection of Children Para sa Bright Child: Pakilusin, Palakasin, Pagtulungan Natin.”