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    Reaction Paper about the Republic Act No. 9994 “The Expanded Senior Citizens Act of 2010”

    Every year, our office conducts departmental Gender Study Group sessions with the objective of discussing a topic related to Gender and Development, which is currently an issue or challenge faced by each of us, or at least the majority. The aim is to engage in conversations about various measures, laws, and guidelines that can contribute to addressing these issues. Additionally, this program aims to foster camaraderie among colleagues, as well as provide a space for learning and enjoyment. These sessions provide an opportunity for personal growth and learning. Participants have the chance to enhance their understanding of gender issues, broaden their perspectives, and develop empathy towards diverse experiences and identities.…

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    Reaction Paper about the Republic Act No. 11210 The “105-day Expanded Maternity Leave Law”

    RA 11210, also known as the Expanded Maternity Leave Law, is a legislation that provides several benefits to all female employees who have given birth. Under this law, they are entitled to 105 days of full maternity benefit, whether it is for a normal delivery or a caesarian section. Additionally, solo parents are eligible to receive 120 days of full maternity benefit. In the past, parents could only avail of this benefit for up to four pregnancies, but now there is no limit to the number of times qualified employees can receive it. Although I am not yet married, I recognize the importance of this law for mothers, especially for…