The Commission on Human Rights (CHR) is an independent National Human Rights Institution (NHRI) created under the 1987 Philippine Constitution. The Commission is mandated to conduct investigations on human rights violations against marginalized and vulnerable sectors of the society, involving civil and political rights.
The Department of Human Settlements and Urban Development (DHSUD) is the primary national government entity responsible for the management of housing, human settlement and urban development.
The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWS) is responsible for protecting the social welfare of rights of Filipinos and to promote the social development through various programs.
The Philippine National Police is the armed national police force in the Philippines. It’s mission is to enforce the law, prevent and control crimes, maintain peace and order, and ensure public safety and internal security with the active support of the community.
The Department is the primary agency responsible for the conservation, management, development, and proper use of the country’s environment and natural resources, , as well as the licensing and regulation of all natural resources.
The Metropolitan Manila Development authority performs planning, monitoring and coordinative functions for the delivery of metro-wide services within Metro Manila.
The Department of Labor is the national government agency tasked with developing and implementing policies and programs, as well as serving as the Executive Branch’s policy-adviser in the field of labor and employment.
As one of the five pillars of the Criminal Justice System, the Bureau of Jail Management and Penology (BJMP) was created to address the growing concern of jail management and penology problem.