RESEARCH | Karapatang Pang-Tao at Pagiging Relihiyoso: The Role of Religiosity/Spirituality and Human Rights in Mental Health and Life Satisfaction

This study sets out to examine the relationship of human rights and mental health, specifically, to describe the Filipinos’ level of perceived mental health status, perception of what rights the government should afford to its citizens, perceived importance of the freedom to practice one’s religion, and religiosity/spirituality, and how these factors are related to life […]

Statement of the Commission on Human Rights on maintaining its Status ‘A’ accreditation as an independent and credible national human rights institution of the Philippines

The Commission on Human Rights (CHR) welcomes and proudly shares the decision of the Global Alliance of National Human Rights Institutions (GANHRI) Sub-Committee on Accreditation for CHR to maintain its Status ‘A’ accreditation. A national human rights institution (NHRI) with an A-Status, such as CHR of the Philippines, marks international validation that the said NHRI […]