Republic Acts

  • 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.