Republic Acts

  • Republic Act 11313: Safe Spaces Act

    Republic Act 11313: Safe Spaces Act Republic of the PhilippinesCongress of the PhilippinesMetro ManilaSeventeenth CongressThird Regular Session Begun and held in Metro Manila, on Monday, the twenty-third day of July, two thousand eighteen AN ACT DEFINING GENDER-BASED SEXUAL HARASSMENT IN STREETS, PUBLIC SPACES, ONLINE, WORKPLACES, AND EDUCATIONAL OR TRAINING INSTITUTIONS, PROVIDING PROTECTIVE MEASURES AND PRESCRIBING continue reading : Republic Act 11313: Safe Spaces Act
  • Republic Act 10398: An Act Declaring November Twenty-Five Of Every Year As “National Consciousness Day For The Elimination Of Violence Against Women And Children”

    Heads of government agencies and instrumentalities, government-owned and -controlled corporations, local government units and employers in the private sector shall, together with their employees, organize, engage or participate in activities designed to raise public awareness on the problem of violence, and the elimination of all forms of violence, against women and children.
  • Republic Act No. 10361: Domestic Workers Act or Batas Kasambahay

    The State strongly affirms labor as a primary social force and is committed to respect, promote, protect and realize the fundamental principles and rights at work including, but not limited to, abolition of child labor, elimination of all forms of forced labor, discrimination in employment and occupation, and trafficking in persons, especially women and children
  • Republic Act 10354: The Responsible Parenthood and Reproductive Health Act of 2012

    This Act shall be known as “The Responsible Parenthood and Reproductive Health Act of 2012″. The State recognizes and guarantees the human rights of all persons including their right to equality and nondiscrimination of these rights, the right to sustainable human development, the right to health which includes reproductive health, the right to education and information, and the right to choose and make decisions for themselves in accordance with their religious convictions, ethics, cultural beliefs, and the demands of responsible parenthood.
  • Republic Act No. 10174: An Act establishing the people’s survival fund to provide long-term finance streams to enable the government to effectively address the problem of Climate Change

    “SEC. 2. Declaration of Policy. – It is the policy of the State to afford full protection and the advancement of the right of the people to a healthful ecology in accord with the rhythm and harmony of nature. In this light, the State has adopted the Philippine Agenda 21 framework which espouses sustainable development, to fulfill human needs while maintaining the quality of the natural environment for current and future generations.
  • Republic Act 10121: Philippine Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Act of 2010

    An act strengthening the Philippine disaster risk reduction and management system, providing for the national disaster risk reduction and management framework and institutionalizing the national disaster risk reduction and management plan, appropriating funds therefor and for other purposes.
  • Republic Act 9995: Anti-Photo and Video Voyeurism Act of 2009

    An act defining and penalizing the crime of photo and video voyeurism, prescribing penalties therefor, and for other purposes.Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representative of the Philippines in Congress assembled:
  • Republic Act 9775: Anti-Child Pornography Act of 2009

    An Act defining the crime of child pornography, prescribing penalties therefor and for other purposes
  • Republic Act 9729: Climate Change Act of 2009

    It is the policy of the State to afford full protection and the advancement of the right of the people to a healthful ecology in accord with the rhythm and harmony of nature. In this light, the State has adopted the Philippine Agenda 21 framework which espouses sustainable development, to fulfill human needs while maintaining the quality of the natural environment for current and future generations.
  • Republic Act 9710: Magna Carta of Women

    The Magna Carta of Women (MCW) is a comprehensive women’s human rights law that seeks to eliminate discrimination through the recognition, protection, fulfillment, and promotion of the rights of Filipino women, especially those belonging in the marginalized sectors of the society. It conveys a framework of rights for women based directly on international law.
  • Republic Act 9501: Magna Carta for Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises

    An act to promote entrepreneurship by strengthening development and assistance programs to micro, small and medium scale enterprises, amending for the purpose republic act no. 6977, as amended, otherwise known as the “Magna Carta For Small Enterprises” and for other purposes
  • Republic Act 9262: Anti-Violence Against Women and Their Children Act of 2004

    Declaration of Policy.- It is hereby declared that the State values the dignity of women and children and guarantees full respect for human rights. The State also recognizes the need to protect the family and its members particularly women and children, from violence and threats to their personal safety and security.
  • Republic Act 9208: Anti-Trafficking in Persons Act of 2003

    An Act to institute policies to eliminate trafficking in persons especially women and children, establishing the necessary institutional mechanisms for the protection and support of trafficked persons, providing penalties for its violations, and for other purposes.
  • Republic Act 8980: Early Childhood Care and Development Act

    It is hereby declared the policy of the State to promote the rights of children to survival, development and special protection with full recognition of the nature of childhood and its special needs; and to support parents in their roles as primary caregivers and as their children’s first teachers. The State shall institutionalize a National System for Early Childhood Care and Development (ECCD) that is comprehensive, integrative and sustainable, that involves multi-sectoral and inter-agency collaboration at the national and local levels among government; among service providers, families and communities; and among the public and private sectors, non-government organizations, professional associations, …
  • Republic Act 9178: Barangay Micro Business Enterprises Act of 2002

    Section 1. Short Title – This Act shall be known as the “Barangay Micro Business Enterprises (BMBE’s) Act of 2002.”
  • Republic Act 8972: Solo Parents’ Welfare Act of 2000

    It is the policy of the State to promote the family as the foundation of the nation, strengthen its solidarity and ensure its total development. Towards this end, it shall develop a comprehensive program of services for solo parents and their children to be carried out by the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD), the Department of Health (DOH), the Department of Education, Culture and Sports (DECS), the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG), the Commission on Higher Education (CHED), the Technical Education and Skills Development Authority (TESDA), the National Housing Authority (NHA), the Department of Labor …
  • Republic Act 8760: General Appropriations Act of 2000

    In consultation with the National Commission on the Role of Filipino Women (NCRFW), all departments including their attached agencies, offices, bureaus, agencies, state universities and colleges, government-owned and controlled corporations and other instrumentalities, shall formulate a GAD Plan, designed to empower women and address gender issues, in accordance with R.A. 7192 and the Philippine Plan for Gender-Responsive Development (PPGD), 1995-2025. The cost of implementation of the GAD Plan shall be at least five percent (5%) of the agency’s total FY 2000 budget appropriations.
  • Republic Act 8745: General Appropriations Act of 1999

    Programs/Projects Related to Gender and Development (GAD) – The National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA) and the Department of Budget and Management (DBM), in consultation with the National Commission on the Role of Filipino Women (NCRFW), shall formulate a set of guidelines for the implementation of programs/projects related to GAD.
  • Republic Act 8425: Social Reform and Poverty Alleviation Act

    Adopt an area-based, sectoral and focused intervention to poverty alleviation wherein every poor Filipino family shall be empowered to meet its minimum basic needs of health, food and nutrition, water and environmental sanitation, income security, shelter and decent housing, peace and order, education and functional literacy, participation in governance, and family care and psycho-social integrity;
  • Republic Act 8424: The Tax Reform Act of 1997

    An income tax is hereby imposed: (a) On the taxable income defined in Section 31 of this Code, other than income subject to tax under Subsections (B), (C) and (D) of this Section, derived for each taxable year from all sources within and without the Philippines be every individual citizen of the Philippines residing therein;