Ceremonial Signing of the Implementing Rules and Regulations of Republic Act (RA) No. 11596. (Photo: Geraldine Grace Hoggang/Oxfam Pilipinas)
Members of the ‘Girl Defenders’ alliance on Wednesday welcome the signing of the implementing rules and regulations (IRR) of Republic Act (RA) No. 11596, also known as an “An Act Prohibiting the Practice of Child Marriage and Imposing Penalties for Violations Thereof.”
It was a busy day at the health center in Ganassi, a small rural municipality of 32 villages in the province of Lanao del Sur. Mothers carrying their infants were falling in line to get vaccinated while health workers take turns welcoming patients.
The Delegation of the European Union to the Philippines, together with its humanitarian partners and the Cultural Center of the Philippines launched “The Last Mile” photo exhibition at the Cultural Center of the Philippines Little Theater Lobby.