Party-list group Gabriela has filed a bill seeking to legalize divorce in the Philippines.
This is the second time a measure for this purpose is being filled in the 17th Congress.
The first version was filed by Albay Representative Edcel Lagman.
Gabriela Women’s Party Representatives Emmi de Jesus and Arlene Brosa say, the enactment of a divorce bill is long overdue.
Overall, this is the fifth time a divorce bill is filed in the House of Representatives.