It also states that the betrothal and marriage of a child shall have no legal effect.
The Magna Carta of Women also guarantees the civil, political and economic rights of women in the marginalized sectors, particularly their right to: The Magna Carta of Women defines the marginalized sectors as those who belong to the basic, disadvantaged, or vulnerable groups who are mostly living in poverty and have little or no access to land and other resources, basic social and economic services such as health care, education, water and sanitation, employment and livelihood opportunities, housing security, physical infrastructure and the justice system.
If the violation is committed by a private entity or individual, the person directly responsible for the violation shall be liable to pay damages.
The said officer who shall be trained on Gender and Development shall be primarily responsible in handling gender concerns of women migrant workers, especially those in distress. the Department of Labor and Employment and the Department of Social Welfare and Development) are also mandated to cooperate in strengthening the Philippine foreign posts' programs for the delivery of services to women migrant workers, consistent with the one-country team approach in Foreign Service.
The State, the private sector, society in general, and all individuals shall contribute to the recognition, respect and promotion of the rights of women defined and guaranteed in the Magna Carta of Women.
The Philippine Commission on Women, in coordination with the Commission on Human Rights and all concerned departments and agencies including, as observers, both Houses of Congress, and with the participation of representatives from non-government organizations and civil society groups shall formulate the implementing rules and regulations of the Magna Carta of Women within one hundred eighty (180) days after its effectivity.
In September 2015, Leonor Cabigon, a 38-year-old Filipina mother of two, returned early from a trip to find a young woman sleeping in the bed she shared with her American husband Dan in Valencia, a remote mountain town in the Philippine island province of Negros Oriental.
These include, but are not limited to women in the following sectors or groups: Small farmers and rural workers, Fisherfolk, Urban poor, Workers in the formal economy, Workers in the informal economy, Migrant workers, Indigenous Peoples, Moro, Children, Senior citizens, Persons with disabilities, and Solo parents.