Reading of declaration of commitment

February 16, 2017, 12:00 am

Reading of declaration of commitment

Senator Risa Hontiveros (2nd left) leads the reading of declaration of commitment to oppose any and all moves to lower the minimum age of criminal responsibility in the Philippines from 15 to 9 years old during the "Children Not Criminals" press conference on the campaign against lowering the minimum age of criminal responsibility held at Sulo Riviera Hotel, Diliman, Quezon City on Thursday (Feb. 16, 2017). With her from left are: Romeo C. Dongeto, Executive Director, Philippine Legislators' Committee on Population and Development; Dr. Liane Peña-Alampay of Psychological Association of the Philippines; Atty. Rommel Alim Albitra of Humanitarian Legal Assistance Foundation; Representative Tom Villarin, AKBAYAN Party-List; Atty. Veronica Yan, Program Officer, Adhikain para sa Karapatang Pambata (AKAP) – Child Right’s Desk; and UNICEF Philippines Representative Lotta Sylwander. (PNA photo by Ben Briones)
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