Preda runs ideal facilities for the accommodation and rehabilitation of children in conflict with the law. All over the country, many local government units are unable to protect the children.
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The juvenile system in the country continues to lack facilities that could accommodate and properly rehabilitate children in conflict with the law. Organizations like the People’s Recovery, Empowerment, Development Assistance Foundation Inc. (PREDA) step up to provide facilities.
“The developmental maturity of juveniles mitigates their criminal culpability.”- Psychological Association of the Philippines
“The proposed legislation aims nothing but to put the blame on children in conflict with the law and punish them behind bars.”
By ACE ALEGRE Bulatlat.com BAGUIO CITY (September 15, 2011) – The Juvenile Justice and Welfare Act has not been fully implemented yet, according to Manuel Co, chief of Parole and Probation administration at the sidelines of the Third Parole and Probation Executive Conference held in this city until last Saturday. Finger pointing about the flaws…
Child rights advocacy groups call for improvement in efforts to protect children in conflict with the Law
By INA ALLECO R. SILVERIO Bulatlat.com MANILA — Children can be considered criminals at age nine? The child welfare group, Akap Bata says no. The group recently expressed strong disagreement against recommendations being mulled over by the Senate Committee on Justice and Human rights to suspend Republic Act 9344 or the Juvenile Justice and Welfare…