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

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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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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...

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...

Highlights: Student-Athletes Protection Bill

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Highlights of the Student-Athletes Protection Bill

Residency of Student-Athletes
- Student athletic associations shall not impose residency requirements on a student-athlete who is a high school graduate enrolling in a college or university;

- No residency requirement on a high schoo...

Unjust residency rules, a thing of the past

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News Release
11 June 2015

“Unjust practice of residency rules, a thing of the past”
Statement of Senator Pia S. Cayetano
Senate Committee on Education, Arts and Culture
On the passage of the Student-Athletes Protection Bill

“With the approval by the Sena...

Report child abuse cases at once

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News Release
30 May 2015

‘Don’t wait for child abuse to go viral, report it at once’
Statement of Sen. Pia S. Cayetano
Chairperson, Senate Committee on Women, Family Relations and Gender Equality

“I am appalled that a parent would think that giving a child a cigarette is funny or cute....

World health leaders hail PH for passing RH Law

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News Release
28 May 2015

Philippines hailed by global health leaders for RH Law passage

An assembly of global health leaders has recognized the Philippines for passing a landmark law that would increase people’s access to family planning and reproductive health services.

The Philippines, together wit...

Sen.Pia slams ‘whimsical’ MMDA order

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News Release
19 May 2015

Senator Pia slams MMDA for ‘whimsical’ memorandum circular restricting running events on Roxas Boulevard

Senator Pia S. Cayetano has called on the Metro Manila Development Authority (MMDA) to suspend the implementation of its controversial memorandum circular which she sai...

Sen.Pia wants burning e-jeep incident probed

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News Release
17 May 2015

Citing public safety, Sen.Pia calls on DOTC, LTFRB to probe burning e-jeep incident

“What now, LTFRB?”

Thus asked Senator Pia S. Cayetano, as she called on the Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) and the Department of Transportation and Communicatio...

Partnership to build sports complex in UP hailed

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13 May 2015

Sen.Pia hails partnership to develop world-class sports complex in UP Diliman

“Finally, a modern football field for the Iskolar ng Bayan.”

Thus said Senator Pia S. Cayetano, as she hailed efforts to build a world-class football field and track oval inside the University o...