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Philippines: Divorce Law to Help Battered Husbands

She, however, noted that 65% of cases for annulment and legal separation are filed by women.

Ilagan said the party-list group’s push for a divorce law is a response to the clamor of many Filipino women who are seeking another legal remedy to problems with their marriages.

The lawmaker listed 5 possible conditions for granting divorce in the Philippines:

Philippines: Changes to Family Code

What I want is to propose changes to our Family Code to make it more adaptable to the problems of ordinary Filipino families,” said Villar who was a member of the House of Representatives for three terms or nine consecutive years.

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