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NCLC and partners celebrate 2017 World Day Against Child Labor (WDACL)

NCLC and partners celebrate 2017 World Day Against Child Labor (WDACL)

Rizal Park Open Air Auditorium, Manila — On June 17, 2017, the National Child Labor Committee Organized a concert for this year’s WDACL celebration to bring the attention of the public to the problem of child labor and as solidarity with the global community in the anti-child labor campaign.

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DOLE-RO I holds photo contest for World Day Against Child Labor

The Department of Labor and Employment-Regional Office I has launched a photography contest in line with the celebration of World Day Against Child Labor on June 12.

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Best Childhood Experience Ever: DOLE Laguna Continues to Bring Cheer with CLPEP

Everyone for sure has a memorable childhood experience. For Michaela and Angel of Bgry. Concepcion, Pila, Laguna, their best childhood experience happened on 9 December 2016. It was their best childhood experience complete with gifts, stuffed toys, free meals and free rides at a theme park. Best of all, they felt the love of kind hearts and generous souls.

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Secretary Bello awards mobile phones to winners  of 2016 World Day Against Child Labor Contests

Secretary Bello awards mobile phones to winners of 2016 World Day Against Child Labor Contests

Secretary Silvestre Bello III expressed his congratulations to the five (5) winners of the 2016 World Day Against Child Labor (WDACL) sa Pilipinas contests by awarding them each with brand new Oppo NEO 7 mobile phone on 6 January 2017 during their visit to his office at the DOLE Building.

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To Dream the Impossible Dream: Former Child Laborer, Now an Engineer

To Dream the Impossible Dream: Former Child Laborer, Now an Engineer

It was in 2007 when Rafael Grancioso was rescued as a child laborer at the age of 10 years old in Naic, Cavite who goes on fishing early in the morning and sells it before going to school. His family was not financially stable and he even goes to school with an empty stomach. Despite his situation, he never stopped dreaming which he knew impossible to achieve. Until Project Angel Tree came into his life and this project was really a great blessing because it helps him to revive his dreams to become an engineer.

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Working Together for Child’s Rights and Dignity Through Angel Tree

Working Together for Child’s Rights and Dignity Through Angel Tree

The DOLE Cavite Provincial Office celebrated its 9th year anniversary of the implementation of Project Angel Tree. The continuous program to eliminate the worst forms of child labor has gone too far for Cavite, not just an ordinary gift-giving activity but also encourages the children to be in school and not on a hazardous work.

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Batangueños Unite Against Child Labor

Batangueños Unite Against Child Labor

The municipalities of Nasugbu, Lian, Balayan, and Tuy all situated in District 1 located in the northern part of Batangas led the fun-filled yet meaningful event to conclude Region IV- annual celebration of the “World Day Against Child Labor”. Inspired by this year’s theme, “End child labor in supply chains: It’s everyone’s business!”, over 200 representatives, barangay officials, parents and their children, from the nine barangays of District 1 involved in the Child Labor-Free Project of the Department participated in the activities that started at 8:00 a.m. of June 25, 2016.

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DOLE-NCR Capacitates CALM Members on Child Pornography

“Look at this concern in the eyes of a child and be childlike in your approach in solving it”, said Mr. Ryan Roberto E. Delos Reyes, in a message he delivered in behalf of Mr. Nelson C. Hornilla, OIC-Regional Director of DOLE-NCR during the orientation-seminar for members of the Career Advocates Life Coaches and Mentors (CALM). Said activity was conducted in three batches to cover the members of the network from the different localities of the region on 20-22 July 2016 at the Labor Governance Learning Center.

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DOLE Laguna Distributes Bags and School Supplies to Differently-Abled Students of Biñan City

DOLE Laguna Distributes Bags and School Supplies to Differently-Abled Students of Biñan City

Fair enough, big blessings come in small packages. From a small supply kit composed of a notebook, crayon, pencil, sharpener, pad paper, and plastic envelope, students with disability in the City of Biñan ended up getting extra supplies not to mention their very own school bags. It’s the best back-to-school set of gifts for differently abled students.

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Lebak’s Displaced Workers and Parents of Child Laborers Receive DOLE Livelihood Assistance

Lebak, Sultan Kudarat – In Region 12, a total of 136 displaced workers from different barangays, this municipality received their own DOLE Kabuhayan Starter Kits under the Bottom-Up Budgeting (BUB) amounting to P1,122, 884.00.

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DOLE Occidental Mindoro Campaigns to End Child Labor in Supply Chains

DOLE Occidental Mindoro Campaigns to End Child Labor in Supply Chains

June 12 of every year marks the celebration of Philippine Independence as well as the observance of the World Day Against Child Labor (WDACL) as governed by the International Labour Organization (ILO). This year, the campaign focused on child labour and supply chains; all supply chains, from agriculture to manufacturing, services to construction, run the risk that child labor may be present (ctto ILO).

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More than 165 Parents Oriented on Child Labor Awareness at World Day Against Child Labor in Bataan

More than 165 Parents Oriented on Child Labor Awareness at World Day Against Child Labor in Bataan

CITY OF BALANGA – Some 165 parents of “children at risk” from Abucay and Mariveles, Bataan were oriented on Child Labor Awareness, the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) said Tuesday.

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In Negros Island Region, Two More Barangays Declared Free From Child Labor

In Negros Island Region, Two More Barangays Declared Free From Child Labor

Dumaguete City, Negros Oriental- Sixteen barangays in Negros Oriental have been certified child labor -free, following the recent addition of two more barangays. DOLE-Negros Island Region Director Atty. Johnson Cañete reported the piece of good news to Labor and Employment Chief Rosalinda Dimapilis-Baldoz after Barangays Tara and Bagtic of Mabinay town made it in the roll of Child Labor-Free Barangays.

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DOLE 4-A Observes 2016 World Day Against Child Labor in Pila, Laguna

DOLE 4-A Observes 2016 World Day Against Child Labor in Pila, Laguna

The Department of Labor and Employment Regional Office No. IVA in close collaboration with DOLE Laguna and its program partners against child labor held an advocacy walk and a program to confirm the support of various local program partners in Multi-Purpose Gym, Pila, Laguna on June 12, 2016 to increase awareness on the problem of child labor.

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DOLE Rizal Intensifies HELP ME Convergence Program

DOLE Rizal Intensifies HELP ME Convergence Program

In its contribution to the government’s target to eliminate the worst forms of child labor in the country, DOLE Rizal Provincial Office, spearheaded by its OIC Provincial Head, Ms. Marivic B. Martinez and its focal person in the child labor program, Mr. Ritchmon Ray R. Jose, held an inter-agency meeting on the office’s conference room last June 22, 2016 to reactivate and strengthen its alliance among its partners in the HELP ME Convergence Program.

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Kibuaya School Children Benefit from Kaicopa’s Annual Project Angel Tree

Kibuaya School Children Benefit from Kaicopa’s Annual Project Angel Tree

KIBUAYA, Hagonoy, Davao del Sur - For two years now the Kibuaya ABK2 Initiative Parent Association (Kaicopa) has continually sustained their annual Project Angel Tree. Project Angel Tree is an activity under the Department of Labor and Employment’s (DOLE) Child Labor Prevention and Elimination Program which aims to build a community of sponsors or benefactors referred to as “angels” who are committed and supportive in providing social services such as food, clothing, educational assistance, and even work and training opportunities to children at risk to become child laborers and their families.

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300 School Children in Iloilo Get Free School Supplies

The recipients are child laborers and those at risk in nine barangays from the municipalities of Barotac Viejo, Anilao, Bingawan and Banate in the Province of Iloilo.

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Dreaming On: DOLE Laguna Keeps Kids in School with Anti-Child Labor Advocacy in Pila, Laguna

Dreaming On: DOLE Laguna Keeps Kids in School with Anti-Child Labor Advocacy in Pila, Laguna

Hannah, Jhon Carl, Veronica, Mharyz, are barkadas of Barangay Concepion, Pila Laguna. They play together, go to class together and they got dreams. Hannah wants to be a teacher, Jhon Carl dreams to be a policeman, Veronica also likes teaching while Mharyz aspires to be a nurse. They also have a common stumbling block to their dreams, with the meager income of their families, they have to help out their parents in earning a living which is usually farming. At such tender age, they are forced to work while trying to finish their education.

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DOLE-NIR Declares Hotel and Two Cooperatives as First Child Labor-Free Establishments in Dumaguete

DOLE-NIR Declares Hotel and Two Cooperatives as First Child Labor-Free Establishments in Dumaguete

Dumaguete City, Negros Oriental- Under its Incentivizing Compliance Program (ICP), the Department of Labor and Employment-Negros Island Region recently declared three establishments in the city as Child Labor-Free.

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Rotarians, Masons, Jaycees and Various Groups Join “Lapis, Papel at Iba Pa Campaign” Project

Baguio city - The Department of Labor and Employment – Cordillera Administrative Region (DOLE-CAR) and the Regional Coordinating Council (RCC) in partnership with the Rotary Club of Baguio Summer Capital (RCBSC) recently launched the “LAPIS, PAPEL at IBPA CAMPAIGN” PROJECT to gather and grant the wishes of child laborers, children at risk to Child Labor and working children for educational supplies through building up of a network of patrons and supporters as a continuing campaign project to end the Worst Forms of Child Labor in the Cordilleras.

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