Promoting positive and nonviolent discipline of children in the Philippines
In celebration of the 20th International Day of the Families, Plan International Philippines, together with representatives from the European Union, DSWD, DepEd and the Quezon City Government, will launch a 3-year project entitled “Collective Action to Promote Non-Violent and Protective Society for Children” or the Positive Discipline Project.
The project aims to help families, teachers and barangay officials promote positive and nonviolent means to discipline children and stop abusive ways of punishing children. It covers the provinces of Ifugao, East Samar, Sarangani, and the cities of Quezon, Naga, and Cebu. It is being supported by the European Union and Plan International Germany.
The event will feature a ceremonial signing of the Memorandum of Agreement between project partners and DSWD and DepEd, It will end with a storytelling session of the book, “Mantsa”, written by Palanca-award winner Augie Rivera, about the harmful effects of corporal punishment on children.
WHAT: Media Launch of the “Positive Discipline Project” – Promoting positive and nonviolent discipline of children in the Philippines
WHEN: – 12 NN
WHERE: Annabels Restaurant, Tomas Morato, Quezon City.
Plan International Philippines
Quezon City Government
Augie Rivera and Tonipet Gaba for “Mantsa”
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