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STOP DISCRIMATION REPUBLIC ACT NO.

10911, July 21,


2016

AN ACT PROHIBITING
In human social DISCRIMINATION AGAINST ANY
affairs, discrimination is INDIVIDUAL IN EMPLOYMENT ON
treatment or consideration of,
or making a distinction in ACCOUNT OF AGE AND PROVIDING
favor of or against, a person PENALTIES THEREFOR
based on the group, class, or
category to which the person is
perceived to belong. These
include age, color, convictions
for which a pardon has been
granted or a record
suspended, disability, ethnicit
y, family status, gender
identity, genetic
characteristics, marital
status, nationality, race, relig
ion, sex, and sexual REPUBLIC ACT NO. 6725
orientation.
AN ACT STRENGTHENING THE PROHIBITION
ON DISCRIMINATION AGAINST WOMEN WITH
RESPECT TO TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF
EMPLOYMENT, AMENDING FOR THE

Senate Bill No. 1619 PURPOSE ARTICLE ONE HUNDRED THIRTY-
FIVE OF THE LABOR CODE, AS AMENDED.
AN ACT PROHIBITING DISCRIMINATION
ON THE BASIS OF ETHNICITY, RACE,
RELIGION OR BELIEF, SEX, GENDER,
SEXUAL ORIENTATION, GENDER
IDENTITY, GENDER EXPRESSION, CIVIL
STATUS AND HIV STATUS, AND
PROVIDING PENALTIES THEREFOR
POINT OF VIEW
Discrimination is widely happening not only in
Philippines but in the whole world. Discrimination
comes in so many forms. It can be sexism, age,
status in life, color, religion or even your race.
We must stop discrimination in
There are laws that provide protections and fight
order to save our nation.
against discrimination. Implementing orders and
laws is not enough for those who experience this.
This situation makes their feelings down or
discourage them to do their roles or to achieve
their goals. There was a song in 1957 entitled
"America" in the play West Side Story which
tackles about the life of Puerto Rican in the
Teach your child how to be America. They got criticism, racism and
curious not to be judge mental discrimination because of their colors and
nationality. Even the past generation they
received discrimination among others and now in
the present it seems like this is our culture now
because we cannot end this and prevent this. But I
know, not today but tomorrow we can stop, end
and put a period to this so called "culture". This
"culture" destroy humanity and we become
divided. We must stop discrimination, we need
No one should be separated equity and not equality, we must save the future
because of his color generation from the mistake that is still on going.