Republic Act No. 9710 – MAGNA CARTA OF WOMEN

August 14, 2009

This law provides the necessary mechanisms to enforce and guarantee the realization of women’s rights as well as adopt and undertake steps to include temporary special measures which encompass a wide variety of legislative, executive, administrative and other regulatory instruments, policies and practices aimed at accelerating the equal participation of women in the political, economic, social, cultural, civil or any other field.

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Republic Act No. 9593 – TOURISM ACT OF 2009

May 12, 2009

This law provides fiscal and non-fiscal incentives to registered enterprises in the tourism enterprise zones created herein to spur investments in the country, generate foreign exchange and employment, and promote tourism industry as an indispensable element of the national economy and an industry of national interest and importance.

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December 12, 2008

The Department of Education (DepEd), the Commission on Higher Education (CHED), the Technical Education and Skills Development Authority (TESDA), the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD), in coordination with the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR), the Department of Science and Technology (DOST) and other relevant agencies, shall integrate environmental education in its school curricula at all levels, whether public or private, including in barangay daycare, preschool, non-formal, technical vocational, professional level, indigenous learning and out-of-school youth courses […]

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