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Philippines and Children and young people

  • Capital: Manila
  • Population: 99900177
  • Size: 300000.0 Km2

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A national policy study on child labour and development in the Philippines
L. Lanzona; F.T. Aldaba; R.J. Tamangan 2004
The alarming number of children engaged in labour as released by the National Statistics Office from the years 1995 to 2001 gave rise to a timely national policy study to review all the important studies available on child labour and ...
Poverty, vulnerability and family size: evidence from the Philippines
A.C. Orbeta, Jr. / Philippine Institute for Development Studies 2005
The role of demographic changes in the development of the Philippines has been highlighted in many papers for a considerable period. While it has been credited as one of the earliest adopters of a strong population program in Asia, to...
In pursuit of sex parity: are girls becoming more educated than boys?
J.R.G. Albert; S.L. Carreon-Monterola; C.C. David / Philippine Institute for Development Studies 2009
Are our boys falling behind on education? This policy note discusses the mounting evidence in growing sex disparity in the public school system in the Philippines, with girls consistently outperforming boys not only in completion rate...
Child poverty in the Philippines: more children suffer as poverty rises
C.M. Reyes; A.D. Tabuga / Philippine Institute for Development Studies 2009
This policy note looks into the current situation of children in the Philippines in the face of poverty and hunger with the end goal of contributing to efforts in enhancing the policy interventions of the government in poverty re...
A note on defining the dependent population based on age
R.H. Racelis; J.M.I.S. Salas / Philippine Institute for Development Studies 2008
Dependent population is defined as that part of the population that does not work and relies on others for the goods and services they consume. In practice, specific population age groups have in their entirety been categorised as dep...
Children and the labor force participation and earnings of parents in the Philippines
A.C. Orbeta, Jr. / Philippine Institute for Development Studies 2005
How children affects the labor force participation and earnings of mothers and fathers can spell the difference on whether additional children are can expect the needed care or not. When parents exert more effort with additional child...
Global study on child poverty and disparities: the case of the Philippines
Philippine Institute for Development Studies 2010
In a country where poverty is prevalent, a significant number of children are likely to be illiterate, malnourished, and prone to abuse and physical violence. The Philippines is no different. Using known indicators on education, socia...
Children suffer from multiple dimensions of poverty
A.D. Tabuga; C.M. Reyes / Philippine Institute for Development Studies 2010
Aside from the rising income poverty, about half (44%) of all Filipino children are living in poverty. The lack of income can have more adverse impacts on them because unlike adults, children are still in certain developmental stages ...
Proliferation of street children: a threat to the MDGs
J.S. Cuenca 2010
The abundance of street children in major cities in the country does not sit well with the country’s commitment to the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs). Street children are everywhere, especially in urban areas. In the contex...
Schooling disparities: an early life lever for better (or worse) equity in the future
A.Jr.C. Orbeta / Philippine Institute for Development Studies 2010
Schooling disparities get translated into income and other social disparities. Inequities, in turn, are known to lead to (a) wasted productive potential and inefficient allocation of resources; and (b) impaired institutional developme...
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