Inspirational Speech – Ako Para Sa Bata 2017 – The Science & Art of Parenting Children Today

So here are my four action points for parents and for those of you who work with parents that I have culled out from my life story: 1) Raise boys to be men who care; 2) Reach and engage fathers; 3) Equip parents to become their children’s primary sexuality educator; and 4) Build parents’ ability to protect children from abuse.


Many children are growing up in fatherless homes. In the United States, more than 20 million children live in a home without the physical presence of a father. Millions more have dads who are physically present, but emotionally absent. If it were classified as a disease, fatherlessness would be an epidemic worthy of attention as a national emergency.