Below are some of the government agencies and non government organizations working on child's rights and the prevention of child abuse. Telephone numbers, fax, email and website are provided when available.

Please leave a comment if you know of any group that should be added on this list. Thank you!

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1.  To be born. To have a name and nationality.
2.  To be free. To have a family who will take care of me.
3.  To have a good education.
4.  To develop my potentials.
5.  To have enough food, shelter, a healthy and active body.
6.  To be given the opportunity for play and leisure.
7.  To be given protection against abuse, danger and violence brought by war
     and conflict.
8.  To live in a peaceful community.
9.  To be defended and assisted by the government.
10. To be able to express my own views.

Patuloy na umiibig sa Pilipinas,
At naniniwala sa galing ng Pilipino,

Froilan Grate | GreenMinds

Proclaimed by United Nations General Assembly resolution 1386 (XIV) of 20 November 1959



Whereas the peoples of the United Nations have, in the Charter, reaffirmed their faith in fundamental human rights and in the dignity and worth of the human person, and have determined to promote social progress and better standards of life in larger freedom,

Whereas the United Nations has, in the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, proclaimed that everyone is entitled to all the rights and freedoms set forth therein, without distinction of any kind, such as race, color, sex, language, religion, political or other opinion, national or social origin, property, birth or other status,

Whereas the child, by reason of his physical and mental immaturity, needs special safeguards and care, including appropriate legal protection, before as well as after birth,

Whereas the need for such special safeguards has been stated in the Geneva Declaration of the Rights of the Child of 1924, and recognized in the Universal Declaration of Human Rights and in the statutes of specialized agencies and international organizations concerned with the welfare of children,

Whereas mankind owes to the child the best it has to give,

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Q: What is the Price Tag Law under R.A. 7394?

A: The Price Tag Law, as embodied in R.A. 7394, requires that all consumer products sold in retail to the public shall bear an appropriate price tag, label or marking indicating the price of the article. Such consumer products shall not be sold at a price higher than that stated therein.

Q: Why is there a need for Price Tag?
A: The price tag is need for the following reasons:
- To provide buyers with adequate information and guide to enable them to compare quality and prices of goods and patronize stores selling quality products at low prices.
- Its presence will discourage and minimize haggling which is a waste of time, money and energy of both buyer and seller.
- It also expedites transactions and enables both the buyer and the seller to use the time and energy for more productive endeavors

Q: What is a Price Tag?

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1.    The Right to Basic Needs

The first consumer right is the right to basic needs which guarantees survival, adequate food, clothing, shelter, health care, education, and sanitation.

You may look forward to:
The availability of basic and prime commodities to consumers at affordable prices and of good quality.

What to do:
* Prioritize your needs;
* Look for quality, not quantity;
* Be quality conscious, not brand conscious;
* Do not engage in panic-buying; and
* In time of crisis / calamity, be vigilant in ensuring that basic commodities are available in the market.

If you are not satisfied:

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