Abuse Against Women

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Abuses and violence against women and children has extensive consequences among them, and the society. Women and children who experience abuses and violence suffer a range of health problems, and their ability to earn a living and to participate in public life is diminished. Women and children have higher risk of health problems which cause poor performance in school or in work and behavioral disturbances, as well. Abuse and violence against women deprives them from their freedom and devalues them as a person. It declines the drive of women for economic production and disables them to contribute more the society. Thus, the implementation of women and children protection desk program and services is relevant to our society today since abuses…show more content…
The first is Section 12, which reads that, ―the state recognizes the sanctity of family life and shall protect and strengthen the family as a basic autonomous social institution. It shall equally protect the life of the mother and the unborn child since the beginning of conception. The integral and principal right and duty of parents in the rearing of youth for civic efficiency and development of moral character shall receive the aid and support of the government. The second is Section 13, which read that, ―the state recognizes the vital role of the youth in nation building, and shall promote and protect their physical, moral, spiritual, intellectual and social well-being. It shall inculcate in the youth patriotism and nationalism and encourage their involvement in public and civic affairs. While Section 14 of the same article, provides that, ―state shall recognize the role of women in nation building and shall ensure the fundamental equality before the law of women and men. By the preceding constitutional provisions, the Congress has enacted numerous decrees and acts which enables that proper and rightful protection shall be given accordingly to women and…show more content…
This program aims to develop the barangay’s gender-responsive plan in addressing gender-based violence, which includes support services to victims of rape and other forms of harassment which caused trauma to women and children and capacity building and referral system, as well. According to the Magna Carta for women, within the next five (5) years, there shall be an incremental increase in the recruitment and training of women in the police force, forensics and medico-legal, legal services, and social work services availed of by women who are victims of gender-related offenses until fifty percent (50%) of the personnel thereof shall be women. Thus, giving importance to the services availed by women who are victims of abuse and violence is beneficial since those who will cater to the needs of the victims also plays a big part in the recovery of the victims since they are the ones who will help them in all the things needed for their

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