The rights of the child
Inquirer.net
THE PHILIPPINES has been ranked 58th in the world on how effectively children can use the courts to defend their rights, a global study conducted by Child Rights International Network (CRIN) reveals. The report, called “Rights, Remedies and ...

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Thomson Reuters Foundation

FEATURE - Women and infants in Philippines at higher risk of HIV from "downstream" infections
Thomson Reuters Foundation
Increasing infections among injecting drug users combined with low condom use and high fertility rates have health experts worried about "downstream" HIV infections - when the virus spreads to people who are not typically at risk of HIV, like children ...

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ucanews

Cyber-crime destroys children's lives
ucanews
In the Philippines, the courts are quick to convict journalists, writers, and commentators when accused of libel, however notorious cases of cybercrime, child pornography, child abuse and human trafficking go unpunished. Victims saved by social workers ...


Quartz

The US Congress is finally working to ban these common goods made by slaves and children
Quartz
11) includes a new provision that would finally prevent imports of goods made by child or forced labor, the Associated Press reports. According to the US Bureau of International Labor Affairs, a list of 350 common products from countries around the ...

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The Courier

Fife woman facing child abuse claims in the Philippines disappears from her home
The Courier
Fugitive Thomson, who was born in Dunfermline and also goes by the name Sherry Zimmer, reportedly tied a child who was having seizures to a chair and threw a spear at social workers. Previously cleared of child abuse on a technicality, she is now ...

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