1. To know the importance of family.
2. To know the importance of Marriage.
3. To know the rights of the children.
4. To know the duties and responsibilities of the family member.
5. To know the responsibilities of the parents to their children. The main goal of the study is for you know the importance of having a family and the importance of family in our society in the Philippines and to know the rights of the parent and the children and what the responsibilities of parents to their children are.
This module aims to understand the importance of family in our society, and to know their duties and responsibilities as a member of this country, the importance of marriage and the right of the children. It is for us to know the right and duty of one family in our society, and protect the rights of the children and other member of the family and for us to know the responsible parenthood.
III. Target Population
This module is for all of us especially for those who are out of school youth because to know their right as a children and it is for the family in this society to know their duties and responsibilities. For the Filipino family for them to know their right and duty in this society and for them to know their rights as a parent and a duty as a children. As a member of
1. As a youth do you think what are your rights and responsibilities?
2. For you what is marriage for?
3. Enumerate at least 5 of your rights as a youth?
V. Learning Cell
Section 1. The State recognizes the Filipino family as the foundation of the nation. Accordingly, it shall strengthen its solidarity and actively promote its total development. – A Filipino family or a normal family composed of a Mother, Father and the Child, they can’t consider as a family without a child or mother or a father, and family also a foundation of the nation because without a family we don’t have a nation because like in cell it is the building block of our nation, because family is the basic components of a community then a community will build a baranggay then a baranggay will build a town then a city next a population then the NATION. -The family unit can be made vulnerable to social, economic, and political pressures. Human rights law seeks to bolster the family unit by specifying state obligations to keep families together and to reunify them when they have become separated.
It insists on maternity rights for mothers to allow time and space for the bond to develop between mother and child. It also prescribes detailed standards for the treatment of children who lack parental care and require state intervention and the provision of foster care or adoption. -Family is a group of persons united together by ties of marriage and blood. Section 12 of the Second Article defines family as a stable heterosexual relationship. Article 216 of the Civil Code of the Philippines defines family as: The family is a basic social institution which public policy cherishes and protects. The family relations shall include those: (1) Between husband and wife; (2) Between parent and child; (3) Among the other ascendants and their descendants; (4) Among the brothers and sisters (Article 217 of the Civil Code).
Section 2. Marriage, as an inviolable social institution, is the foundation of the family and shall be protected by the State. Marriage – A basic social unit consisting of parents and their children, considered as a group, whether dwelling together or not: the traditional family.
-Men and women of full age, without any limitation due to race, nationality or religion, have the right to marry and to found a family. They are entitled to equal rights as to marriage, during marriage and at its dissolution.
* Marriage has been defined in Article 1 of the Family Code as: Marriage is a special contract of permanent union between a man and a woman entered into in accordance with law for the establishment of conjugal and family life. * It is the foundation of the family and an inviolable social institution whose nature, consequences and incidents are governed by law and not subject to stipulation, except that marriage settlements may fix property relation during the marriage within the limits provide by this Code. (52a)
Section 3. The State shall defend:
(1) The right of spouses to found a family in accordance with their religious convictions and the demands of responsible parenthood; – (2) The right of children to assistance, including proper care and nutrition, and special protection from all forms of neglect, abuse, cruelty, exploitation and other conditions prejudicial to their development; -in the family, the children has a financial support and basic needs in life aside from that the parents should care for him until he doesn’t reach the right age. * 2. Rights of a childAll children shall beentitled to the rightsherein set forth withoutdistinction as tolegitimacy orillegitimacy, sex, socialstatus, religion, politicalantecedents, and otherfactors. * 3. 12 rights of a child:1. Every child isendowed with thedignity and worth of ahuman being from themoment of hisconception, asgenerally accepted inmedical parlance, andhas, therefore, the rightto be born well.In short: Every child has the right to be bornwell and must be cared and raised well.
* 4. 12 rights of a child:2. Every child has theright to a wholesomefamily life that willprovide him/her withlove, care andunderstanding,guidance andcounseling, and moraland material security.In short: Every child has the right to live witha family who loves, cares and teaches goodmorals to him/her. * 5. 12 rights of a child:3. Every child has theright to a well-roundeddevelopment of hispersonality to the endthat he may become ahappy, useful and activemember of society.In short: Every child has the right to have aproper care and importance from otherpeople. * 6. 12 rights of a child:4. Every child has theright to a balanced diet,adequate clothing,sufficient shelter, propermedical attention, and allthe basic physicalrequirements of a healthyand vigorous life.In short: Every child has the right to havethe basic needs of people such as food,water, shelter, clothing and health care.
* 7. 12 rights of a child:5. Every child has theright to be brought upin an atmosphere ofmorality and rectitudefor the enrichment andthe strengthening ofhis character.In short: Every child has the right to haveeverything he/she needs for a better life. * 8. 12 rights of a child:6. Every child has theright to an educationcommensurate with hisabilities and to thedevelopment of his skillsfor the improvement ofhis capacity for serviceto himself and to hisfellowmen.In short: Every child has the right to beeducated. * 9. 12 rights of a child:7. Every child has theright to full opportunitiesfor safe and wholesomerecreation and activities,individual as well associal, for thewholesome use of hisleisure hours.In short: Every child has the right to play andenjoy whenever they have the opportunity.
* 10. 12 rights of a child:8. Every child has theright to protection againstexploitation, improperinfluences, hazards, andother conditions orcircumstances prejudicialto his physical, mental,emotional, social andmoral development.In short: Every child has the right to beprotected from abuse of adults * 11. 12 rights of a child:9. Every child has the rightto live in a community anda society that can offer himan environment free frompernicious influences andconducive to the promotionof his health and thecultivation of his desirabletraits and attributes.In short: Every child has the right to livepeacefully away from bad influences.
* 12. 12 rights of a child:10. Every child has theright to the care,assistance, and protectionof the State, particularlywhen his parents orguardians fail or are unableto provide him with hisfundamental needs forgrowth, development, andimprovement.In short: Every child has the right to becared whenever their parents are notavailable or cannot sustain their needs.
* 13. 12 rights of a child:11. Every child has the rightto an efficient and honestgovernment that willdeepen his faith indemocracy and inspire himwith the morality of theconstituted authorities bothin their public and privatelives.In short: Every child has the right to be livingin a good government who helps themstrengthen their faith and to become a bettercitizen * 14. 12 rights of a child:12. Every child has theright to grow up as a freeindividual, in anatmosphere of peace,understanding, tolerance,and universal brotherhood,and with the determinationto contribute his share inthe building of a betterworld.In short: Every child has the right to grow uppeacefully and getting what they want forthe good of their lives.
(3) The right of the family to a family living wage and income; and
(4) The right of families or family associations to participate in the planning and implementation of policies and programs that affects them. –
To the most appropriate, planned, and coordinated care that can be provided; To be treated with dignity, respect, and courtesy;
To receive care that supports your emotional, educational, and developmental needs; To receive all information necessary to make informed choices; To be told the names of the health care providers involved in your care; To receive care in a culturally sensitive environment;
To have access to information in the health record;
To consider thoughtfully, on request, participation in research because of its contribution to the provision of health care;
Section 4. The family has the duty to care for its elderly members but the State may also do so through just programs of social security. -Family members must live together in peace and harmony. To achieve this, each member of the family must be aware of the duties and responsibilities expected of him. He should be able to do his work and at the same time be willing to do it.