Mariveles Bataan - With the goal of prevention and progressive elimination of all forms of child labor in Central Luzon, the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) Regional Office No. 3 recently joined the Department’s simultaneous nation-wide launching of the Campaign for Child Labor-Free Barangays with its theme anchored on “Pagtutulungan. Pagpapalaya sa mga Batang Manggagawa.”
ABK3 LEAP partners with DOLE to reduce child labor in sugarcane by 2015...
SIX CHILD LABORERS representing six barangays of Calauag Quezon turned-over their “work implements” or “tools of the trade” in exchange for educational packages coming from Board Member Alona Obispo, Provincial Social Welfare and Development Office, International Labour Organization, Department of Education and Department of Labor and Employment.
MANILA, Philippines - A 14-year-old helper died from serious head injuries he suffered when he fell off a delivery truck in Quezon City at past midnight yesterday.
One hundred twenty-three members of the Barangay Council for the Protection of Children from 18 BCPC of 1 City and 2 Municipalities of Quezon successfully completed the seminar-workshop on “Strengthening and Capability Building of the BCPC” held last April23, 25 and 27 in Calauag, Catanauan and Lucena respectively.
Around 3,000 anti-child labor advocates, government officials and program partners flooded the street of Malaybalay City during the Walk for a Child Labor-Free Bukidnon on Labor Day, 01 May.
The Council for the Welfare of Children (CWC) led by Executive Director Brenda S. Vigo will hold the 2012 Philippine National Children’s Conference (PNCC) with the theme “Child Friendly Philippines: A Caring and Protective Society for Children” on April 16-18, 2012 at the Lancaster Hotel, Shaw Boulevard, Mandaluyong City.
The Department of Labor and Employment, Regional Office No.XI launched the Child Labor Knowledge Sharing System (CLKSS ) last March 27, 2012 at the Grand Regal Hotel. The launching was participated in by 80 program implementers, advocates and stakeholders from different government and non-government agencies that have programs on children.
The Department of Labor and Employment 6 recently rescued 4 Aetas including a minor employed as sacadas in one of the haciendas in Brgy. Purisima, Manapla, Negros Occidental.
Former child laborers were afforded the opportunity to showcase their talents in the recent poster/slogan and comic strip-making contests held by the Department of Labor and Employment – Regional Office 1 through its Eliminating Child Labor in the Tobacco Industry (ECLTI) project.
Eighty two participants from different sectors in the Municipality of Bulalacao joined the SIGAW Kabataan Advocacy of the Department of Labor and Employment Regional Office No. IV-B held on February 8, 2012 at Bulalacao Covered Court, Barangay Tabuk, Bulalacao, Oriental Mindoro.
Sugar planters in the Ormoc-Kananga Sugar District have expressed commitment to end child labor practice in the sugar industry. In its Resolution passed by members of the Ormoc–Kananga Mill District Development Council Foundation, Inc., it resolved to provide assistance in the implementation of Republic Act No. 9231 or the Anti-Child Labor Law.
For violation of Republic Act 9231 or the Employment of Minors to engage in lewd and lascivious Act, a permanent closure was effected by the DOLE-NCR at the Muses Bar last January 26, 2012.
The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) presents the vulnerability analysis as a policy driver convergent investment to achieve the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) in most affected local government units (LGUs).
Sticker campaign in motels, night clubs, videoke bars and similar establishments in Camarines Norte was initiated to serve as deterrent against commission of child trafficking, child labor and other acts...
Pulong-pulong sa Barangay Kontra sa Child Labor is the kick-off activity of the Department of Labor and Employment – Quezon’s Action Program: Taking Children Out of Child Labor through a Functional and Institutionalized Child Labor Monitoring and Integrated Services Delivery System in the Communities.
More than a hundred stakeholders of Philippine sugar industry made up of Planters’ Associations, NGOs, government agencies, the academe, faith-based , workers, child laborers and youth groups gathered at the Asian Institute of Management...
Barangay Butong in the Municipality of Diplahan is the pilot area for the Child Labor Free-Barangay Program of DOLE in Zamboanga Sibugay. The successful launching in August 2012 prompted the formation of the organization of parents of child workers and the Rapid Assessment and Planning Workshop and Convergence Meeting conducted in October 16-17, 2012 with the beneficiaries and stakeholders of the Child Labor-Free Barangay Program in Butong, Diplahan.
As buses arrive at the Integrated Bus Terminal (IBT) at Bulatok, Pagadian City, it would be impossible not to notice small, frail bodies, armed with broomsticks, pieces of damped rugs and plastic water bottles approach the buses with such enthusiasm in their eyes, hoping to get few pennies from the drivers and leftover foods from the passengers as they start cleaning the buses.
Pagkilala at pagbibigay ng mga gamit pang-eskwela sa 72 mga batang manggagawa na matagumpay nang naibalik sa mga paaralan at paggawad ng suportang pangkabuhayan sa 27 mga magulang ng mga dating batang manggagawa ...