Tagbilaran City is conferred Child-Friendly Seal

Tagbilaran City passed the Seal of Child Friendly Local Governance (SCFLG) for 2016. This recognition means that Tagbilaran City passed the 12 assessment criteria set by the department. The benchmark are as follows, 1) Percentage reduction in the deaths among children below five years old; 2) Percentage reduction in the number of children under six with below normal weights; 3) Percentage increase in the number of 3-4- year-old children attending center-based day care services; 4) Completion rate for elementary schooling; 5) Absence of child labor or percentage reduction in child labor cases; 6) Percentage reduction in the number of children victims of violence, abuse, neglect and exploitation (all forms, including physical violence, sexual abuse, and exploitation, and trafficking in persons); 7) Safety measures for children in the community and schools; 8) Extent of mainstreaming of Children’s rights to survival, development, protection and participation in the core development agenda of LGUs; 9) An ordinance establishing Barangay Violence Against Women and their Children (VAW/C) Desks; 10) 2013 Philhealth accreditation in its main health facility or rural health unit for Maternal Care Services and Primary Care; 11) A Local School Board (LSB) Plan for CY 2013 that is aligned with the School Improvement Plan (SIP); 12) Completed at least 70% of its LSB Plan for 2013. The Regional Council for the Welfare of Children plans to conduct an awarding for the LGU passers.

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