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Rape Victim Assistance and Protection Act of 1998RA 8505 declares the policy of the State to provide necessary assistance andprotection for rape victims. The government shall coordinate its various agencies andnon-government organizations to work hand in hand for the establishment andoperation of a rape crisis center in every province and city that shall assist andprotect rape victims in the litigation of their cases and their recovery.Magna Carta of WomenRA 9710 is a comprehensive women's human rights law that seeks toeliminate discrimination through the recognition, protection, fulfillment, and promotionof the rights of Filipino women, especially those belonging to the marginalizedsectors of society. It conveys a framework of rights for women based directly oninternational law. Pursuant to this law is Executive Order 273 that states the approvaland adoption of the Philippine Plan for Gender-Responsive Development, 1995-2025.National Women's DayRA 6949 declares the eighth day of March every year as a special workingholiday.4
For the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender (LGBT),theSexual Orientationand Gender Identity Expression(SOGIE)Equality Bill, also known as theAnti-Discrimination Bill(ADB),is a bill that was proposed by theCongress of thePhilippines. It is intended to prevent various economic and public accommodation-relatedacts of discrimination against people based on their sexual orientation,gender identity, or expression. The version in the House of Representatives passedits third reading most recently on September 20, 2017, but died in the Senate.It hasbeen refiled for the 18th Congress.For the ethnic minorities, we have theIndigenous Peoples Rights Act 1997(Republic Act No. 8371 of 1997).It is anAct to recognize, protect and promote therights of Indigenous Cultural Communities/Indigenous Peoples, creating a NationalCommission on Indigenous Peoples, establishing implementing mechanisms,appropriating funds, therefore, and for other purposes.The following laws are passed to protect the rights of Persons with Disabilities(PWDs):RA 10070– Establishing Institutional Mechanism To Ensure TheImplementation Of Programs And Services For Persons With Disabilities In EveryProvince, City and Municipality, Amending Republic Act No. 7277, OtherwiseKnown As The Magna Carta For Disabled Persons, As Amended, And For OtherPurposes.RA 10366– An Act Authorizing The Commission On Elections To EstablishPrecincts Assigned To Accessible Polling Places Exclusively For Persons WithDisabilities And Senior CitizensRA 10524– An Act Expanding The Positions Reserved For Persons WithDisability, Amending For The Purpose Republic Act No. 7277, As Amended,Otherwise Known As The Magna Carta For Persons With DisabilityRA 10754– An Act Expanding The Benefits And Privileges Of Persons WithDisability (PWD)RA 11106– An Act Declaring The Filipino Sign Language As The NationalSign Language Of The Filipino Deaf And The Official Sign Language OfGovernment In All Transactions Involving The Deaf, And Mandating Its Use InSchools, Broadcast Media, And WorkplacesRA 11228– An Act Providing For The Mandatory Philhealth Coverage For AllPersons With Disability (PWDs), Amending For The Purpose Republic Act No.

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