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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News Release
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...

PH upholds rights of women, children...

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News Release
09 May 2017

Pia to UN rights council: PH upholding rights of women and children

Geneva – House Deputy Speaker Pia S. Cayetano on Monday defended the human rights record of the Philippine government before the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC), particularly in the area of ensuring the rights and welfare of women and children.

In her brief presentation that follo...

TRO endangering women’s lives...

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News Release
05 May 2017

Cayetano: TRO on contraceptives putting women’s health and lives at risk

Contraceptive supplies are fast running out in the Philippines and this is endangering the health and lives of millions of Filipino women who use these products not just for birth control, but also to address a variety of women’s illnesses and health needs.

Thus warned House Deputy Speaker Pia ...

Implement RH Law now!...

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Privilege speech
06 March 2017

Implement RH Law now!

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

Honorable Speaker, distinguished members of this House and our guests gathered here today, good afternoon.

I rise today on a matter of personal and collective privilege.

As we celebrate Women’s Month here in the House of Representatives, outside the...

On the P1-B RH budget cut

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News Release
07 January 2016

Statement of Senator Pia S. Cayetano
Principal Sponsor, Reproductive Health (RH) Act

“As the principal sponsor of the RH law, I am shocked that the RH budget was slashed by P1 billion. At every stage of the 2016 budget process, I had asked for details. This was work in pro...

Senate passes the Rare Disease Bill

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News Release
14 December 2015
By Senate PRIB

Senate passes the Rare Disease Bill

The Senate today approved on third and final reading a bill that seeks to include the treatment of rare diseases in the health benefit package of the Philippine Health Insurance Corporation.

Sen. Pia Cayetano...

Bills renaming schools approved

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Press Release
07 December 2015

Bills renaming schools approved
By MaeJoy Albano-Miranda / Senate-PRIB

The Senate today approved on third and final reading five bills mandating the renaming of public elementary and high schools in the provinces of Nueva Ecija, La Union and Camiguin.

Senat...

Sen.Pia slams budget cut on state universities

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News Release
25 November 2015

Transcript of the manifestation of Sen. Pia S. Cayetano
Chair, Senate Committee on Education, Arts and Culture

Topic: On the 34% reduction in the capital outlay for State Universities and Colleges (SUCs)
Senate 2016 budget plenary hearings

Mr President, I just ...

On SET vote, support for Duterte-Cayetano

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‘I believe in Duterte, Cayetano’

In connection with queries on my position regarding the petition filed against Senator Grace Poe before the SET, my decision is based on my appreciation of the case. It is NOT to be equated with WHO I am supporting for the Presidency.

Mayor Rody Duterte has been, and al...

On the Expanded Maternity Leave Bill

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News Release
03 November 2015

“Women employees will be more productive if the maternity leave is extended”
Transcript of interview with Senator Pia S. Cayetano
Chair, Senate Committee on Women, Children, Family Relations and Gender Equality

Interviewed by Ms. Connie Sison Read More »

Remembering Senator Joker Arroyo

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News Release
October 7, 2015

Remembering Senator Joker Arroyo
By Senator Pia S. Cayetano
October 7, 2015

I am deeply saddened by the passing of former Senator Joker Arroyo. More than a colleague, he was a mentor to me for nine years, and my seatmate for three years in the 15th Congress (2010-2013)...