In response to the coronavirus pandemic, the Task Force Children of the Storm has initiated the Tulong Paslit Project (Help a Child Project) which is composed of public information campaign and relief distribution for children of marginalized and vulnerable communities in the Philippines.
To date, the has benefitted more than 8300 children and families in Metro Manila, Region IV-A and Region XI.
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NEWS & STATEMENTS
Previous Next Students, parents welcome class opening with protest vs. Duterte’s bungled education program Quezon City – Students of primary and secondary schools together with their parents held a protest action in front of President
Low enrolment turnout worries child rights group Salinlahi Alliance for Children’s Concerns raised alarm over low enrollment turnout barely a week before the scheduled school opening. According to the DepEd report, only 17.9 million learners
Salinlahi to govt: Ensure children’s safety while easing age restrictions in GCQ and MGCQ areas “While we welcome the recent easing of age restrictions by allowing children five and above to go outdoors in GCQ
#PassAntiOSAECBill Salinlahi lauds senators for pushing the passage of anti-OSAEC bill An alliance of child rights groups in the Philippines has welcomed the recent approval of senate on the second reading of a bill which
Salinlahi reiterates call on the govt to address online sexual abuse and exploitation of children The Salinlahi Alliance for Children’s Concerns is excessively alarmed over the news that at least fifteen children were victimized by
Salinlahi to gov’t: Let the Filipino children play, designate safe spaces! After Malacanang announced that Metro Manila and nine other regions will remain under general community quarantine, an alliance of child focused organizations in the
Salinlahi Alliance for Children’s Concerns opposes the proposal to lower the minimum age of criminal responsibility (MACR) of children in conflict with the law (CICL) from 15 years old to 12 years old.
SAVE LUMAD SCHOOLS
Education is a basic human right. However, there has been an alarming increase in the number of Lumad community schools being militarized, being used as barracks and detachments in the course of government’s counter insurgency campaign.
There is a move in congress to make Reserve Officer’s Training Corps mandatory for senior high school students.
However, child rights groups and students organizations have expressed concern over the revival of the said program that has also been marred by the allegations of corruption and abuses.