The Commission on Population and Development (POPCOM) lauds the Philippine Senate for the passage Senate Bill (S.B.) 2332, which elevates the age of sexual consent from 12 to 16 and redefines rape under the Revised Penal Code. POPCOM said the bill complements, and will further boost the rollout, of the recently enacted Executive Order (E.O.) continue reading : POPCOM hails Senate for passage of bill vs. statutory rape: As measure will bolster implementation of E.O. 141
(21 September 2021) The Commission on Population and Development (POPCOM) continued its advocacy of promoting and enhancing interactions among Filipino parents and their teenagers in this year’s observance of National Family Week.
(16 September 2021) As part of the One Health Week celebration, the Department of Education (DepEd), Department of Health (DOH), and Commission on Population and Development (POPCOM) on September 09 launched the Comprehensive Sexuality Education and Adolescent Reproductive Health (CSE-ARH) Convergence. This is part of the whole-of-government response to the ongoing challenges of high levels continue reading : ICYMI: DEPED, DOH, POPCOM LAUNCH CONVERGENCE OF COMPREHENSIVE SEXUALITY EDUCATION AND ADOLESCENT REPRODUCTIVE HEALTH
MESSAGE Today marks the fifty-fourth year since the Philippines, together with the other founding members of the ASEAN, formed what become Southeast Asia’s preeminent regional organization and one of the world’s most successful institutions. The creation of ASEAN in 1967, in a period of great power rivalry and tensions, was indeed a bold, visionary step continue reading : President Rodrigo Duterte’s Message on the 54th Anniversary of ASEAN
The Commission on Population and Development (POPCOM) vows to pursue appropriate strategies and interventions ensuring every Filipino family will have the capacity to enhance their quality of living amid increasing population numbers and a surging pandemic. The Commission on Population and Development (POPCOM) vows to pursue appropriate strategies and interventions ensuring every Filipino family will continue reading : POPCOM to pursue programs elevating Pinoy families’ quality of life: As PHL’s 100 millionth symbolic babies turn 7 in the ‘new normal’