Leading Schools in the Philippines Launched Information Campaign Against Criminalizing the Nine-Year Old Children

The growing public concern on the legislative proposal currently pending at the House of Representatives that seeks to criminalize children above nine (9) years old, sends a strong message that this measure is not the most logical solution to the alleged increased of children involved in criminality as claimed by the proponents of the bill that seeks to lower the Minimum Age of Criminal Responsibility (MACR) from 15 to 9 years old. Continue reading