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...

Sen. Pia refiles Graphic Health Warning bill

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News Release

11 July 2013

 

Sen. Pia revives fight for Graphic Health Warning bill in 16th Congress

 

Senator Pia S. Cayetano is ready to revive the fight for the passage of the bill mandating cigarette packs to bear graphic health warnings (GHWs) in order to educate the public on the...

Anti-RH didn’t present new arguments

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News Release

10 July 2013

 

Sen. Pia: ‘Anti-RH didn’t present new arguments’
Transcript of interviews of Sen. Pia S. Cayetano
Principal Sponsor of RH Law and Intervenor in the Supreme Court case on RH Law
Topic: Supreme Court Oral Arguments
09 July 2013 / Suprem...

On the RH Law oral arguments

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On the RH Law oral arguments

Sen. Pia Cayetano’s statement

09 July 2013

“I look forward to Tuesday’s oral arguments on the RH Law where the petitioners will present their case. I also welcome the opportunity, when our turn comes, to present before the High Court our arguments on its c...

No one left behind in new PhilHealth Law

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News Release

22 June 2013

Sen. Pia Cayetano: ‘No one left behind in new PhilHealth Law’

“No one should be left behind.”

This is the underlining philosophy of the new PhilHealth Law (Republic Act 10606), says its principal sponsor in the Senate, Sen. Pia Cayetano, Chairman of the Commit...

Sen.Pia condemns ‘sex for repatriation’ scheme

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19 June 2013

Sen. Pia: Unmask, jail gov’t personnel preying on distressed OFW women

Senator Pia S. Cayetano today said the government should leave no stone unturned in its investigation of the reported sexual abuse of distressed women overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) in Philippine overseas offices.

At the...

Sen. Pia recognized at Women Deliver Conference

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02 June 2013

Sen. Pia reaps praises for work on RH Law

Receives ‘Rising Star Award’ at Women Deliver Conference

For fighting for the enactment of the Reproductive Health (RH) Law in the face of adversity and disinformation, a Filipino senator has earned the recognition of an internationa...

Hope and shelter for kids with cancer in Mindanao

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April 21, 2013

Sen. Pia brings hope to kids with cancer in Mindanao

Leads groundbreaking of ‘House of Hope’ Annex in Davao City

DAVAO CITY – Senator Pia S. Cayetano today led the groundbreaking ceremonies of a transient home for children with cancer receiving treatment at the Southern...