Title

Does our Philippine laws merely over-protective towards women instead of giving empowerment?: A legal study concerning the empowerment of Filipino women

Date of Publication

2012

Document Type

Bachelor's Thesis

Degree Name

Bachelor of Science in Commerce Major in Legal Management

Subject Categories

Commercial Law

College

Ramon V. Del Rosario College of Business

Department/Unit

Commercial Law

Thesis Adviser

Hilario S. Caraan

Defense Panel Member

Reynaldo Ros
Anna Theresa Licaros

Abstract/Summary

This study examined whether Whether or not the selected Philippine laws protective of women are in consonance with the main trust of CEDAW and UDHR of empowering them, instead of merely protecting them. This study examined Republic Acts 9262 or An Act Defining Violence Against Women And Their Children, Providing For Protective Measures For Victims, Prescribing Penalties Therefore, And For Other Purposes, specifically the provision in directing men to provide for his wife and/or their child. This study also examined Republic Act No. 7192 or An Act Promoting the Integration of Women as Full and Equal Partners of Men in Development and Nation Building and for Other Purposes specifically the provision on preventing their heavy migration.

Abstract Format

html

Language

English

Format

Print

Accession Number

TU19655

Shelf Location

Archives, The Learning Commons, 12F, Henry Sy Sr. Hall

Physical Description

100 leaves

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