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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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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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...

‘My Daily Race’ to be launched in Cebu Dec.9

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06 December 2011

Senator Pia’s book to be launched in Cebu Dec.9

‘My Daily Race’ (My Life as a Senator, Mom and Triathlete), the very first book by Senator Pia S. Cayetano, will be launched in Cebu City on December 9, 2011 (Friday), 7:30 pm at the Active Zone of the Ayala C...

Life as a Daily Race: Sen. Pia’s book launch

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29 November 2011

Life as a ‘Daily Race’: Senator Pia’s first book launched

‘My Daily Race’ (My Life as a Senator, Mom and Triathlete), the very first book by Senator Pia S. Cayetano, was successfully launched on Wednesday at the Arya Showroom in Bonifacio Global City, Taguig. The ...

Delays in Reproductive Health bill hit

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News Release
28 November 2011

Transcript of ambush interview with Sen. Pia S. Cayetano
Senate plenary, before the start of Monday’s session
Topic: Update on RH Bill

Q: Is there a deliberate effort to delay the RH Bill?
SPSC: Of course, I don’t think anyo...

Quotes from ‘My Daily Race’

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News Release
25 November 2011

Quotes from ‘My Daily Race’

The following are selected passages from Sen. Pia S. Cayetano’s very first book, ‘My Daily Race.’ The memoir, a collection of blog posts and essays by Sen. Cayetano , talks about her life as a multi-tasking senator, triathlete and mother.<...

Pia laments PH’s poor finish at SEA Games

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23 November 2011

Sen. Pia laments PH’s 6th place finish at SEA Games
Transcript of ambush interview
Senate plenary

Q: Mam ano po ang dapat nating gawin para maibalik ang ningning ng Philippine sports?

SPSC: I’m not an administrato...

Sen. Pia’s first book launched today

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November 23, 2011

Sen. Pia launches first book, ‘My Daily Race’

Personalities from the world of politics, sports and women’s circles will come together on Wednesday in Taguig City for the book launch of ‘My Daily Race,’ a memoir written by Senator Pia S. Cayetano.

‘My Daily Rac...

Pacquiao the ‘People’s Champ’

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13 November 2011

Pia: Pacquiao the ‘People’s Champ’

“Manny Pacquiao will always be the People’s Champ. As an athlete, I’m sure he would have wanted a more decisive win. Victory is always sweeter that way.

“But Juan Manuel Marquez also fought well, and since the fight was fie...