Legarda Alarmed over Increasing Number of Filipino Child Laborers

June 29, 2012

“It is lamentable that despite having the Anti-Child Labor Law in place since 2003, the number of minors engaged in various kinds of work continues to surge. This only means that more and more children are forced to work to support their families and are deprived of their childhood and their right to education,”

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Legarda Looks Forward to Sharing Phil Culture with Queen of Spain

June 27, 2012

“During Her Majesty’s visit, I would want to share with her the beauty of our country’s culture, some of which had been influenced by Spain, but many others, especially those of our indigenous peoples are unique to us. We will enjoin the Queen of Spain to discover the richness of our heritage,”

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