Republic Acts

  • 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: The 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.