Ensuring Women’s Equal Rights in Marriage and Family Relations: Amending Articles 14, 19, 124, 211 and 225 of the Family Code of the Philippines

Ensuring Women’s Equal Rights in Marriage and Family Relations: Amending Articles 14, 19, 124, 211 and 225 of the Family Code of the Philippines POLICY BRIEF NO. 6 This policy brief provides the rationale for amending Articles 14, 19, 124, 211 and 225 of the Family Code of the Philippines. It explains how traces of continue reading : Ensuring Women’s Equal Rights in Marriage and Family Relations: Amending Articles 14, 19, 124, 211 and 225 of the Family Code of the Philippines

Strengthening Law Enforcement and Protection Against Sexual Offenses: Expanding the Anti-Sexual Harassment Law

Strengthening Law Enforcement and Protection Against Sexual Offenses: Expanding the Anti-Sexual Harassment Law POLICY BRIEF NO. 5 This policy brief provides the rationale for expanding the coverage of the Anti-Sexual Harassment Law. WHAT IS THE ISSUE? WHAT HAS BEEN OUR RECENT EXPERIENCE/S WITH REGARDS TO THE ISSUE? Sexual harassment (SH) and other forms of sexual continue reading : Strengthening Law Enforcement and Protection Against Sexual Offenses: Expanding the Anti-Sexual Harassment Law

Enacting a Women’s Political Participation and Representation Law

Enacting a Women’s Political Participation and Representation Law POLICY BRIEF NO. 4 This policy brief provides the rationale and recommendations for promoting and accelerating women’s political participation and representation in elective positions through the adoption of a gender quota and other temporary special measures. WHAT IS THE ISSUE? WHAT HAS BEEN OUR RECENT EXPERIENCE/S WITH continue reading : Enacting a Women’s Political Participation and Representation Law

Eliminating Discrimination Against Women in the Revised Penal Code (RPC): Decriminalizing Adultery and Concubinage

Eliminating Discrimination Against Women in the Revised Penal Code (RPC): Decriminalizing Adultery and Concubinage POLICY BRIEF NO. 3 This policy brief provides the rationale for repealing Revised Penal Code provisions on Adultery and Concubinage (Articles 333 and 334) WHAT IS THE ISSUE? WHAT HAS BEEN OUR RECENT EXPERIENCE/S WITH REGARDS TO THE ISSUE? The Philippines continue reading : Eliminating Discrimination Against Women in the Revised Penal Code (RPC): Decriminalizing Adultery and Concubinage

Increasing and Harmonizing Maternity Leave for those in the Government and Private Sectors

Increasing and Harmonizing Maternity Leave for those in the Governmentand Private Sectors POLICY BRIEF NO. 2 This policy brief provides the rationale for increasing and harmonizing the maternity leave for both the government and private sector employees. WHAT IS THE ISSUE? WHAT HAS BEEN OUR RECENT EXPERIENCE/S WITH REGARDS TO THE ISSUE?  Women in the continue reading : Increasing and Harmonizing Maternity Leave for those in the Government and Private Sectors