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Topic: Physical Abuse

Ministers praise courage of father's victims in rape case

December 10, 2011 ·  By LORNA SIGGINS,

TWO GOVERNMENT Ministers have expressed their “shock and abhorrence” at the circumstances surrounding the physical and sexual abuse of a group of children by their 50-year-old father who received a life sentence yesterday. Minister for Justice Alan Shatter and Minister for Children Frances Fitzgerald described the case as “barbaric”, and said their thoughts were with […]


The Anti-Torture Law: a good advance but misses out on non-state torture

August 25, 2009 ·  By Robert Francis B. Garcia, Soliman M. Santos, Jr.

“Torture is torture, whoever does it. The same is true of terrorism.” – C. Douglas Lumis, Terror and the Terrorist (Penang: Multiversity & Citizens International, 2008) The Philippines finally has an Anti-Torture Law, one which legally defines and penalizes torture, as well as provides remedies and redress for its victims. This is definitely a most […]



December 2, 1999 · 

Dear Friends of the Children, PREDA Foundation is a charitable organization protecting and helping children recover from sexual and physical abuse. The Foundation’s education team goes to schools and communities organizing and empowering youth to start their preventive campaigns against AIDS, child abuse and drug abuse. Other activities includes legal action, lobbying, international advocacy, helping […]


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