She was named a World Leader of Tomorrow by the World Economic Forum, Davos. Her maternal grandfather was Jose P. Bautista, editor-in-chief of the pre-Martial Law newspaper, The Manila Times. [9] On July 14, 2009, she announced her intention to run as president during the 2010 elections. Be the first to ask a question about Family Law in the Philippines. Lorna Regina "Loren" Bautista Legarda (born January 28, 1960) is a Filipino politician, environmentalist, cultural worker, and former journalist who is currently serving as the representative of Antique and as a House Deputy Speaker. [43] In May 2019, she successfully sponsored the Delimitation of the Exclusive Economic Zone Boundary agreement between the Philippines and Indonesia, which led to its ratification. [42] On February 7, a bill which safeguards the 1,446 Gabaldon school heritage buildings of the country, authored by Legarda, was enacted into law. She is notable for being the only female to top two senatorial elections: 1998 and 2007. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. During her first six years in the Senate, Legarda authored legislation benefiting women's and children's rights, such as the Anti-Domestic Violence Act which seeks to uphold and protect the basic human rights of women and their children, the Anti-Child Labor law which limits the employment of children below 15 years old, restricts the hours of work of working children, expands working children's access to education, social, medical and legal assistance, and the Anti-Trafficking in Persons Act which aims to protect victims of human trafficking. [9] Aside from legislations, she also established the Luntiang Pilipinas (Green Philippines), a foundation that has since planted more than 2 million trees all over the Philippines. [14] On August 15, her bill, the Magna Carta on Women was passed. She previously served as a senator twice: from 1998 to 2004 and from 2007 to 2019. Her maternal grandfather was Jose P. Bautista, editor of the pre-Martial Law newspaper, The Manila Times,[8] while her maternal grandmother was Carmen Gella Bautista of Pandan, Antique. [38], On August 10, Legarda backed the passage of the pro-LGBT SOGIE Equality Bill in the Senate, which led to the backing of more senators. Since then, Atty. [25], Legarda initiated and pushed for her home province of Antique's hosting of the 2017 Palarong Pambansa, the national games of the Philippines. The authors comprehensively deal with the relevant decisions of the Supreme Court in the resolution of important matters raised in marriage, property relations and filiation of children. Their marriage produced two sons: Lorenzo "Lanz" Leviste and Leandro "Lean" Leviste, founder and president of Solar Philippines, the country's leading manufacturer and producer of renewable energies. We’d love your help. [53], She is a Colonel in the Philippine Air Force Reserve Corps. This work is the most up to date publication on the Law on Persons and Family Relations. [8], Legarda was named as one of the "Global Leaders for Tomorrow" by the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland in 2000, and was awarded by the United Nations Environmental Program (UNEP) in Turin, Italy, for her work on the environment in 2001. To see what your friends thought of this book, Karen M. McManus Delves into Dark Family Legacies with 'The Cousins'. [35][36] In May, she was among the 14 senators who filed a resolution urging the Supreme Court to review its ouster decision in regards to the quo warranto petition against Maria Lourdes Sereno. Hamiguitan Range Wildlife Sanctuary (UNESCO World Heritage Site), and Lake Sebu, which is part of the Allah Valley Protected Landscape. She also focused on the enhancement of Philippine culture and the arts. Legarda led the call for innovative climate finance for vulnerable countries and the lauding of Philippine innovations to adapt, manage, counter, and reverse climate change. [15] After Francis Escudero, expected to run for president, left the NPC,[16] she decided that it would be best to stick with the Nacionalista Party's presidential candidate, Manny Villar, as a guest-running mate.[9]. [9] She pursued post-graduate courses on special studies towards professional designation in journalism from the University of California, Los Angeles. [24] She was named Chevalier (Knight) in the Ordre national de la légion d’Honneur (National Order of the French Legion of Order) by the government of France. [53] A brother of her grandfather, Bartolome Gella, also served as governor of Antique. [7], Loren Legarda was born on January 28, 1960 in Malabon as Lorna Regina Bautista Legarda, the only daughter of Antonio Cabrera Legarda and Bessie Gella Bautista. The authors comprehensively deal with the relevant decisions of the Supreme Court in the resolution of important matters raised in marriage, property relations and filiation of children. [47] The list excludes laws that were supported by Legarda as a co-author such as the National Cultural Heritage Act, Philippine Mental Health Law, HIV and AIDS Policy Act of 2018, Responsible Parenthood and Reproductive Health Act of 2012, and the Universal Access to Quality Tertiary Education Act. This work is a critical analysis of the provisions of the Family Code. (1) The support of the spouses, their common children, and legitimate children of either spouse; however, the support of illegitimate children shall be governed by the provisions of this Code on Support; (2) All debts and obligations contracted during the marriage by the designated administrator-spouse for the benefit of the community, or by both spouses, or by one spouse with the consent of the other; (3) … She also unsuccessfully ran for vice president twice: In 2004 as the running mate of Fernando Poe Jr., and again in 2010 as the running mate of Manny Villar. [32][33], In February, she spearheaded in the Senate the ratification of more than 10 international treaties. She also supported the restoration of megalithic churches that were destroyed or damaged by the 2013 Central Visayas Earthquake which hit Bohol, Samar, Leyte, Cebu, Siquijor, and Negros.

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