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Department of Health (Philippines) Country Resources Child Rights Legislation Philippines 1 January 1997 Guidelines child and adolescent, human rights

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This issuance supports the Government Health Reform Agenda, the Convention on the Rights of the Child, the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination Against Women, the Beijing Platform for Action, the Child Protection Law, the Anti-Violence Against Women and Their Children’s Act of 2004, Anti-Rape Act of 1998, the Rape Victim Assistance and Protection Act of 1998, and the Magna Carta of Women (2009).
The DOH shall thereby contribute to the realization of the country’s goal of eliminating all forms of gender-based violence and promoting social justice.


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