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PRESENTED BY: DIANNE E.

ROSALES
LLB-4
UNIVERSITY OF EASTERN PHILIPPINES: COLLEGE OF LAW

SUMMARY

The aim of this report is to inform the readers on what is Anti-Violence


Against Women and their Children Act of Republic Act 9262. By defining its
meaning, enumerate the parties that are covered, punishable acts and its
penalties, legal remedies that can be availed by victims provided in this
law, and providing organizations that victims may seek help unto.

TABLE OF CONTENTS
I. INTRODUCTION1
II. DEFINITION OF TERMS

III. BODY OF THE REPORT

A. What is VAWC ?

B. Why does violence against women occur?


C. Effects of violence against women?

Violence against women as a human rights violation


VAW is a development issue

D. What are the objectives of VAWC?10


E. What are the acts of violence which are covered under VAWC?

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F. Who are protected under VAWC? 12


G. Who are punished under VAWC ? 12
H. How does VAWC victim-survivor be protected? 13
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What is protection order

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What are the kinds of protection orders?16


Barangay Protection Order (BPO)

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Temporary Protection Order (TPO)

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Permanent Protection Order (PTO)

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K. How can a victim apply for a protection order? 18


L. Who may file a protection order

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M. How would the crime of violence be committed against women and children
under VAWC? 19
N. What are the penalties for committing VAWC? 21
O. Flowchart in handling VAWC cases

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P. Flowchart on the issuance and enforcement of BPO

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Q. Initiatives towards the elimination of violence against women in the Philippines


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Significant legislation, policies and action programs 24
Government facilities and programs on violence against women 25
NGO programs in VAWC
R. Issues and challenges

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Obstacles towards the eradication of VAWC

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Best practices to eradicate VAW collaborative efforts


IV. CONCLUSION AND RECOMMENDATIONS
V. REFERENCE

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