The City Government of Dumaguete through the Local Council for the Protection of Children (LCPC) conducted yesterday the Back to School Program Family Fun Day” attended by pupils and their parents, which was organized by the City Social Welfare and Development Office.
Mayor Felipe Antonio Remollo, Councilor Karissa Tolentino-Maxino, LCPC Vice-Chairperson, and Sangguniang Kabataan President Renz Macion also participated and spoke before the assembly to underscore their support to the efforts in promoting the rights of school children against abuse and exploitation.
Assistant Provincial Prosecutor Emmylou Bendanillo was the main speaker of the event, which aims to orient and enhance the knowledge of children and other family members on the basic information of RA 10364 or Expanded Anti-Trafficking in Persons Act of 2012 and RA 9775 (Anti Child-Pornography Act of 2009).
Our appreciation to City Social Welfare and Development Officer Lilibeth Filipinas, other CSWDO staff, and Back to School Scholars. for organizing the activity.