CYNTHIA
VILLAR
POLITICAL PARTY: Nacionalista Party (Running under Hugpong ng Pagbabago)
GOVERMENT EXPERIENCE:
  • Senator
  • Representative, Las Piñas
KEY LEGISLATION:
  • RA 9298 – Anti-trafficking in Persons Act of 2003
  • RA 9262 – Anti-Violence against Women and their Children Act of 2004
  • RA 9231 – Elimination of the Worst Forms of Child Labor & Affording Stronger Protection for the Working Child of 2003
  • RA 9255 – An Act Providing Legitimate Children may use the Surname of their father, amending for the Purpose Article 176 of the Family code in 2004
  • RA 9344 – Juvenile Justice and Welfare Act of 2006
  • RA 9257 – Expanded Senior Citizens Act of 2003
  • RA 9710 – Magna Carta of Women
  • RA 9994 – Comprehensive Senior Citizens Act (COSCA) of 2009
  • RA 10654 –The Philippine Fisheries Code of 1998
  • RA 10687 – Unified Student Financial Assistance System for Tertiary Education (UniFAST) Act
  • RA 10816 – Farm Tourism Development Act of 2016
ADVOCACY:
  • Sustainable livelihood projects for the poor
  • Make agriculture sector profitable and competitive
  • Push for affordable food