BWSC Director Ahmma Charisma Lobrin-Satumba, in her opening remarks, enumerated the major programs/projects being undertaken by the bureau, which include: profiling of the vulnerable workers, campaign for child-labor free barangays, assistance for persons with disabilities, human resource development master plan for sugar workers, implementation of the Batas Kasambahay, and the post-disaster response for worker-victims of typhoon Yolanda through emergency employment and livelihood assistance, which are directly contributing to strengthening social protection for the vulnerable workers.

The Council for the Welfare of Children (CWC) as an attached agency of the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) is exerting its effort in heeding the call to protect children. CWC organized a Monitoring, Reporting and Response System (MRRS) Inter-Agency Team to gather, validate and monitor reports of incidences of grave child rights violations. The team hopes that agencies concerned shall ensure provision of appropriate, timely and responsive interventions.

Labor and Employment Secretary Rosalinda Dimapilis-Baldoz yesterday lauded the International Organization for Migration (IOM) and its partners, notably the Scalabrini Migration Center, Philippine Overseas Employment Administration ...

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