Archive for August, 2010

Ensure Equal Employment Opportunities to Members of Indigenous Cultural Communities – Legarda

August 31, 2010

Senator Loren Legarda proposed that the government reserve at least ten percent (10%) of the rank and file positions in government service for members of Indigenous Cultural Communities in the localities where they are domiciled provided that their appointments are in accordance with the civil service laws. Legarda, Chair of the Senate Committee on Cultural […]

Legarda Pushes For A Comprehensive Anti- Discriminatory Law For Indigenous People

August 27, 2010

Senator Loren Legarda, Chair of the Senate Committee on Cultural Communities said there is a need for a more responsive and comprehensive anti-discriminatory law for the Indigenous Peoples all over the country. “Our anti-discriminatory laws are scattered in different laws. This makes it hard to implement, much less to disseminate and make known to the […]

Rights of 14 Million Indigenous Filipinos Must Be Honored and Protected – Legarda

August 9, 2010

Senator Loren Legarda, Chairwoman of the Senate Committee on Cultural Communities today marked the celebration of the International Day of the World’s Indigenous People by delivering a speech in the Floor of the Senate about the inherent and natural rights of our more than 14 million indigenous brothers and sisters that they are still fighting […]