Protect women migrant workers in Southeast Asia...

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Women parliamentarians call for protection of women migrant workers across Southeast Asia

The Women Parliamentarians of the ASEAN Inter-Parliamentary Assembly (WAIPA) have closed ranks to push for a resolution that would promote the health and welfare of women migrant workers across the region.

The resolution to be presented at the 38th AIPA General Assembly on Tuesday ...

Pia urges House: Support breastfeeding...

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News Release
30 August 2017

Pia urges House: Encourage breastfeeding among nursing lawmakers, staff

Should the House of Representatives change its rules to allow its nursing women members to breastfeed at work? Yes, even right inside the session floor?

Deputy Speaker Pia S. Cayetano thinks so – saying that this will send the message that breastfeeding is a normal act that should be encouraged ...

Speech on Breastfeeding Month...

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Privilege Speech on Breastfeeding Month
By Deputy Speaker Pia S. Cayetano
Taguig City, Second District
August 29, 2017

Madam Speaker, one of the most common reasons why women are unable to continue breastfeeding is because they have to return to work. To address this, Republic Act 10028, which I sponsored when I was in the Senate, provides for mechanisms to make breastfeeding more accessible to working...

Pinoys welcome DS Pia in Madrid...

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News Release
20 May 2017

Deputy Speaker Pia Cayetano Meets FILCOM Leaders in Madrid

By the Embassy of the Philippines
Madrid, Spain

Originally posted on philembassymadrid.com

Deputy Speaker of the House of Representatives and Taguig 2nd District Congresswoman Pilar Juliana “Pia” S. Cayetano met the Filipino Communi...

Pia hails Juvenile Justice law amendments...

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Statement
23 May 2017

On the substitute bill strengthening Juvenile Justice Law
By Deputy Speaker Pia S. Cayetano
Representative, Taguig City 2nd District

I am happy to report that we have approved the substitute bill on Juvenile Justice in connection with the bills that were filed lowering the age of criminal responsibility. The bill that the committee approved is one that recognizes that child...

On the Philippine report to the UNHRC...

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Privilege Speech
22 May 2017

On the Philippine report to the UNHRC

By Deputy Speaker Pia S. Cayetano
Representative, Taguig City 2nd District

Madame Speaker, allow me to rise on a matter of personal privilege. Two weeks ago, I joined the Philippine delegation which presented the report of the Philippines for the third cycle of the Universal Periodic Review (UPR) before the United Nations Human...

PH gains on socio-econ rights recognized at UNHRC...

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22 May 2017

Pia: PHL efforts to uphold socio-economic rights recognized at UNHRC

House Deputy Speaker Pia S. Cayetano delivered a privilege speech on Monday to highlight the country’s gains in promoting socio-economic rights which were reported to the 27th Universal Period Review of the UN Human Rights Council (UNHRC) last May 8.

At the same time, Cayetano, a member of the Phil...

Pia welcomes IRR of Anti-Age Discrimination Act

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February 13, 2017

Statement welcoming the IRR of RA 10911
By House Deputy Speaker Pia S. Cayetano
Principal Author, Anti-Age Discrimination in Employment Act

I laud the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) for issuing the implementing rules and regulations (IRR) of Republic Act 1...

100 days maternity to put PH at par with ASEAN

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News Release
24 January 2017

Pia co-sponsors 100 Days Maternity Leave Bill
Extended maternity leave to allow women workers to be at par with ASEAN, ILO standards

House Deputy Speaker Pia S. Cayetano on Tuesday reiterated her support for the measure seeking to extend the maternity leave for women worker...

Statement on the Davao blast

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Statement on the Davao blast
By Rep. Pia S. Cayetano
Deputy Speaker, House of Representatives

September 3, 2016

I strongly condemn this latest act of terrorism, claimed to have been perpetrated by the Abu Sayyaf Group, in Davao City. There is no justification for the killing and harming of unarmed civil...

Rep.Pia lauds Hidilyn Diaz

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Statement of Rep. Pia S. Cayetano
Taguig City, Second District
Triathlete, former PH volleyball athlete
8 August 2016

Never underestimate the strength of the Filipina.

Weightlifter Hidilyn Diaz literally carried an entire nation’s hopes on her shoulders and power-lifted it to victory, becoming the first Fil...

FAQs on RA 10911

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FAQs on Anti-Age Discrimination in Employment Law
Prepared by: Office of Rep. Pia S. Cayetano (Taguig City, 2D)
Principal Author, Republic Act 10911

1. Who are covered?
All employers, labor contractors or subcontractors, labor organizations, and publishers.

2. What are the...

Promote diversity, inclusion in the workplace

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Promote diversity, inclusion in the workplace
Statement on RA 10911
By Rep. Pia S. Cayetano
Taguig City, 2nd District
August 1, 2016

I am elated that the bill I pushed and worked for during my last term in the Senate has now become a law.

I first filed the bill prohibiting age discrimination...

Senate approves Nat’l Vision Screening Act

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May 30, 2016

Senate approves Nat’l Vision Screening Act

Senators have passed on third and final reading on Monday Senate Bill No. (SBN) 2948 establishing a National Vision Screening Program (NVSP) for public school children.

Authored and sponsored by Sen. Pia S. Cayetano, SBN 2948 seeks ...