October 31, 2011
SENATOR LOREN LEGARDA TODAY SAID THAT RURAL WOMEN MUST BE EMPOWERED TO RESPOND TO CLIMATE CHANGE NOT ONLY TO PROTECT THEMSELVES FROM THE IMPACTS OF THIS PHENOMENON BUT ALSO TO CONTRIBUTE TO THE OVERALL EFFORT OF CLIMATE CHANGE ADAPTATION.
October 29, 2011
Legarda, Chair of the Senate Committee on Climate Change, said that women are more vulnerable to climate change than men and rural women are even at greater risk because they usually lack resources to cope with climate impacts.
“Women have distinct […]
SENATOR LOREN LEGARDA TODAY SAID THAT THE NATION’S ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT PLAN SHOULD CONSIDER THE IMPACTS OF CLIMATE CHANGE SO THAT IT WOULD ACTUALLY CONTRIBUTE TO THE COUNTRY’S OVERALL PROGRESS AND NOT IN THE WORSENING OF DISASTER RISKS.
October 28, 2011
Legarda, the United Nations Champion for Disaster Risk Reduction and Climate Change Adaptation for Asia and the Pacific, made the statement as she noted that the situation in Thailand, which is experiencing one of the worst flooding incidents in its history, has been […]
SENATOR LOREN LEGARDA HAILED THE CREATION OF THE NATIONAL FILM ARCHIVES OF THE PHILIPPINES (NFAP) AS NATIONS CELEBRATED THE WORLD DAY FOR AUDIOVISUAL HERITAGE ON OCTOBER 27, STRESSING THAT FILIPINO-PRODUCED FILMS AND OTHER AUDIOVISUAL RECORDINGS FORM PART OF THE COUNTRY’S RICH HERITAGE.
October 27, 2011
Legarda, Chair of the Senate Committee on Cultural Communities, said that Filipino films not only show a glimpse of the country’s history and culture but also showcases the rich talent of Filipinos like Atang dela Rama, Gerardo de […]
SENATOR LOREN LEGARDA TODAY CALLED ON THE GOVERNMENT TO REDUCE THE RISKS POSED BY DISASTERS ON CHILDREN BY ENSURING THAT DISASTER PREPAREDNESS PROGRAMS GIVE UTMOST ATTENTION TO THE NEEDS OF YOUNG CITIZENS.
October 26, 2011
Legarda, Chair of the Senate Committee on Climate Change, made the statement as she noted that an estimated 800,000 children are already affected by the flood crisis in Thailand.
“Children are more vulnerable to disastersnot only because of the dangers that come with these occurrences but also dueto […]
SENATOR LOREN LEGARDA TODAY EXPRESSED SUPPORT TO THE PHILIPPINE CAMPAIGN ON DECENT WORK FOR DOMESTIC WORKERS, PARTICULARLY ON THE SWIFT RATIFICATION OF THE INTERNATIONAL LABOR ORGANIZATION (ILO) CONVENTION NO. 189, OTHERWISE KNOWN AS “DOMESTIC WORKERS CONVENTION, 2011”.
Legarda, Chair of the Senate Committee on Foreign Relations, said that house helpers are one of the lowest paid workers and are usually subjected to poor working conditions such as longer hours of work but no overtime pay and lack of social benefits.