Women’s Rights are Human Rights, Let’s Make It Real: Forum on the Women’s Priority Legislative Agenda


Rep. Lani Mercado, Jane Veronique Lacson-Noel, and Reena Concepcion Obillo

The Congressional pledge to end VAW. Representatives Lani Mercado (2nd District, Cavite), Jane Veronique Lacson-Noel (lone district, Malabon City), and Reena Concepcion Obillo (1 Ang Pamilya Partylist) show their pledges to end violence against women (VAW). In the December 7 “Women’s Rights are Human Rights, Let’s Make It Real: Forum on the Women’s Priority Legislative Agenda (WPLA).” The women representatives of Congress pledged to commit in reviewing, and if necessary repealing, discriminatory laws and make more meaningful pieces of legislation to get through the emancipation of women.


Akbayan Representative Walden Bello pledges to “push through the agenda of advancing women’s rights in the Philippine Congress” during the “Women’s Rights are Human Rights, Let’s Make It Real: Forum on the Women’s Priority Legislative Agenda (WPLA).”