” Article XIII….

” Article XIII. Social Justice and Human Rights. Section 1. The Congress shall give highest priority to the enactment of measures that protect and enhance the right of all the people to human dignity, reduce social, economic, and political inequalities, and remove cultural inequalities by equitable diffusing wealth and political power for the common good.”

This is one of the national basis for lawmakers (duty bearers) to enact laws for social justice and human rights. One of the sections on the promotion and safeguards for human for the common good.

In the conduct of the training workshops for CCA-DRR, local, national and international laws were studied and how fisherfolk organizations can claim from duty bearers their due.

 

A study of the treaties, laws, policies related to climate change and disaster risk reduction was presented to the fisherfolk.

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