Presidential Communications Operations Office



  PIA Bldg, Visayas Ave, Diliman, Quezon City, Philippines
  Thursday, 24 October 2019 News Before 1 Feb 2012. Click for Latest
Web PIA  
 
home
 
about
 
fotos
 
info
 
links
 
ncrr01carr02r03calmimr05r06r07r08r09r10r11r12r13
 << October 2019 >> 
S M T W T F S
1 2 3 4 5
6 7 8 9 10 11 12
13 14 15 16 17 18 19
20 21 22 23 24 25 26
27 28 29 30 31
Special News Editions:
English.Tagalog.Cebuano
Ilocano.Waray.Hiligaynon
Pangasinan.Other
PIA Specials:
NEW! Cabinet Officials
Jobs.Slides.Specials.Ads. Events.ASEAN.Multimedia
Visitors since 15 Feb 2011:
PIA News Archive:
English.Tagalog.Cebuano
Waray.Hiligaynon.Ilocano
Pangasinan.All
PIA Archive News Reader

PIA Press Release
2007/09/07

Child labor campaign further strengthened

by T. Villavert

Iloilo City (7 September) -- Efforts to fight child labor particularly in hazardous occupations were further solidified with the recent signing of the Commitment To Action Against Child Labor.

Secretary Arturo D. Brion of the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) said the signing highlighted the stakeholders' support to the proposed Philippine Program against child labor covering the period 2007-2015.

The DOLE press report disclosed that the signing took PLACE during the National Conference on Child Labor, and was attended by some 300 partners from labor and employers groups, the academe, government, and other sectors that supports the National Program Against Child Labor of NPACL.

With the DOLE as lead agency, the social partners include the Department of Education, Department of Social Welfare, Department of Justice, Department of Health, National Economic and Development Authority, Philippine Information Agency, Council for the Welfare of Children, National Statistics Office, National Council of National Development, Trade Union Congress of the Philippines and Federation of Free Workers.

Secretary Brion said that the stakeholders HAVE committed to fully support the implementation of the Philippine program to prevent and eliminate all forms of child labor.

Under the new proposed strategic framework for 2007-2015, a national monitoring system against child labor will be installed, with all regions maintaining a regular and reliable database on child labor estimated to affect some four million Filipino children, 2.4 million of them in its worst or most hazardous forms, the DOLE press report disclosed. (PIA) [top]

|«  prev  next  »|
DAILY NEWS LIST:
»Crime solution and prevention tops agenda of police, justice agencies
»Compostela Valley prepares for disaster
»ComVal gov to set up environment task force
»Mindanao eyes own IT-enabling facility
»Veterinarians to conduct nationwide campaign against bird flu
»Sec. Remonde bats for business-media partnership
»All systems go for PNOC-AFC's $1.3-B deal with UK-based company on biodiesel venture
»South Cotabato grabs top regional Gawad Kalasag award
»"NPAs" have no place in gov't service, CSC says
»Cebuano News: PGMA nagmugna og buhatan sa international media
|«  prev  next  »|

Philippine Official Gazette | Office of the President | Presidential Communications Operations Office
For comments and feedback, please email PIA Newsdesk
Copyright © 2005 Philippine Information Agency
PIA Building, Visayas Avenue, Diliman, Quezon City 1101 Philippines