Office of Sen. Miriam Defensor Santiago

MIRIAM PRODS SENATE ON BILLS FOR WOMEN’S RIGHTS

As the country celebrates women’s month, Sen. Miriam Defensor Santiago sought wider public support for her bills aimed at placing Filipino women on equal footing with men.

Santiago, author of the Magna Carta of Women (Republic Act No. 9710) and co-author of the Reproductive Health Law (R.A. No. 10354), said some of her proposed legislation on women and gender equality remain at the committee level. Continue reading

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MIRIAM TO EMPLOYERS: DON’T GET WORKERS’ SOCIAL MEDIA PASSWORDS

Sen. Miriam Defensor Santiago on said employers are violating constitutional provisions on privacy when they access their workers’ personal social media accounts.

Santiago, a constitutional expert, filed Senate Bill No. 2681, which seeks to bar employers from compelling employees or even applicants to divulge their passwords for online accounts such as Facebook and Twitter. Continue reading

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