Women’s Priority Legislative Agenda

Abstract / Excerpt:

Advocates for women and children's rights as human rights, continue to ask the question: When will the sufferings of many victims of Violence Against Women and Children (VAWC) in the Philippines ever end? This is indeed a valid question considering the reality in our country where there is a pervasive intertwining culture of patriarchy, corruption, and impunity.

It is so sad that despite the fact that we are regarded by many other countries in Asia as advanced in the areas of law and policy designed to protect women and children, many continue to suffer different kinds of abuses such as physical, psychological, sexual and economic.

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Advocates for women and children's rights as human rights, continue to ask the question: When will the sufferings of many victims of Violence Against Women and Children (VAWC) in the Philippines ever end?  This is indeed a valid question considering the reality in our country where there is a pervasive intertwining culture of patriarchy, corruption, and impunity.

It is so sad that despite the fact that we are regarded by many other countries in Asia as advanced in the areas of law and policy designed to protect women and children, many continue to suffer different kinds of abuses such as physical, psychological, sexual and economic.

Info
Source JournalMindanao Law Journal
Journal VolumeMindanao Law Journal Vol. 5 No. 5
AuthorsAdoracion P. Cruz-Avisado
Page Count21
Place of PublicationDavao City
Original Publication DateJanuary 1, 2014
Tags Agenda, Legislative, Women's
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