➡ From Child Welfare Information Gateway NJ:
Philippines: DepEd promotes safe and free from fear environment for learners (Press release)
Philippines Dept. of Education – August 12, 2016
Children must be protected from all forms of abuse and violence, and schools must provide an environment that is safe, free from fear, and conducive to learning. The Department of Education (DepEd) reiterates this, through its Child Protection Policy (DepEd Order No. 40, s. 2012).