SC victory, RH law, and amazing women...

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SC victory, RH law and amazing women
Senator Pia S. Cayetano
April 9, 2014

By a unanimous decision, the Supreme Court declared the Reproductive Health Law as constitutional. This is the final victory of a long-fought battle – one that lasted almost two decades and several Congresses – to provide Filipinos with a most basic right: the right to reproductive health.

Today, this gives us the green lig...

Sen.Pia open to amending GHW bill...

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News Release
March 14, 2014 

Sen. Pia open to ‘reasonable’ amendments to Graphic Health Warning bill 

Senator Pia S. Cayetano is willing to accommodate amendments to the Graphic Health Warning (GHW) bill that would ‘reasonably’ adjust the periods of compliance for cigarette manufacturers to place picture-based health warnings in the packaging of their products. 

Cayetano is the principal a...

AirAsia Zest asked to apologize for offensive ad...

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News Release
March 4, 2014

Sen.Pia to AirAsia Zest: Apologize for ‘anti-women’ radio ad

Senator Pia S. Cayetano on Monday called on an airline company to issue a public apology over a radio advertisement promoting its ticket sale, which she said contained derogatory remarks on women.

In a privilege speech marking the start of the Women’s Month of March, the senator took offense at the latest ra...

Medical care for persons with rare disease sought...

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News Release

27 February 2014

 

Under Sen. Pia’s bill, persons with rare disease to get better access to medical care

 

Senator Pia S. Cayetano is pushing for the passage of a bill that will mandate the government to assist persons with rare disease by increasing their access to medical treatment and drugs, and including them in the coverage of the Universal Heal...

Sen. Pia backs call to ‘share the road’...

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News Release
17 February 2014

Sen. Pia backs call to ‘share the road’

Senator Pia S. Cayetano today expressed her support to the initiative of citizens which is calling on the government to implement a road-sharing scheme and to promote sustainable modes of transportation.

The call to ‘share the road’ is being spearheaded by a group of students, bikers and environment advocates, including Ram...

Sen. Pia cited for hepa B, liver cancer advocacy...

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News Release

February 7, 2014

 

Sen. Pia cited for hepa B, liver cancer advocacy

 

Senator Pia S. Cayetano became the very first recipient of the ‘Jade Ribbon Award’ from the Stanford University-based Asian Liver Center, which recently recognized the senator’s leadership in enhancing government response and raising public awareness on liver cancer and hepatitis B in the Philip...

Sen.Pia hails junking of TRO vs RH conference...

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News Release
25 January 2014

Sen. Pia hails junking of TRO petition, hits brazen attempt by Pro-Life groups to stop int’l reproductive health conference

“I welcome the order of the Pasay City court that junked the petition for TRO (temporary restraining order) filed by some Catholic groups to stop the 7th Asia-Pacific Conference on Reproductive and Sexual Rights and Health (APCRSHR).

“I feel g...

Landmark ruling on RA 9262 hailed

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News Release

27 July 2013

 

Sen. Pia hails SC decision upholding law protecting women and their children; expresses hope for RH Law

Senator Pia S. Cayetano today welcomed the landmark decision of the Supreme Court which upheld the constitutionality of Republic Act 9262, the ‘Anti-Violence Aga...

Walking, biking should be safe and accessible

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News Release

26 July 2013

 

Sen. Pia: ‘Yes to walking, biking but let’s make it safe and accessible’

Senator Pia S. Cayetano today backed government’s efforts to address traffic congestion in Metro Manila, even as she pushed for an alternative approach to the prob...

Anti-RH: Too few women die to merit RH Law

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News Release

24 July 2013

 

Sen. Pia: ‘Anti-RH petitioners think too few women die to merit government’s attention’

Transcript of interview with Sen. Pia S. Cayetano

2nd Day of Oral Arguments on the RH Law

Supreme Court, Manila, 23 July 2013

 

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RH case in SC delaying gov’t efforts

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News Release
22 July 2013

Sen. Pia on SONA: Government efforts delayed because of Supreme Court case on Reproductive Health

Senator Pia S. Cayetano today said the Philippines needs to catch up in the next two years to meet its commitments under the 2015 Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) of the United Nation...

GHW Bill: Next big fight in the Senate?

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News Release

17 July 2013

 

Highlights of interview with Senator Pia S. Cayetano

Topics: Graphic Health Warning Bill, Extension of SQOA on RH law, PDAF scam, Anti-age Discrimination in Employment bill

Philippine Senate

16 July 2013

Will the Graphic ...

Sen.Pia seeks end to age discrimination in employment

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News Release

16 July 2013

 

Sen. Pia seeks end to age discrimination in job hiring, employment

Senator Pia S. Cayetano wants an end to what she considers an emerging type of discrimination in the labor front – discrimination in employment based on a person’s age – as the ranks of th...

Alternative solutions to traffic congestion urged

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13 July 2013

 

To ease Metro traffic, Sen. Pia bats for alternative ‘rides’ and sustainable transportation

Senator Pia S. Cayetano has re-filed a bill seeking to promote alternative and sustainable modes of transportation to help ease traffic congestion and pollution in urban are...