Risa Hontiveros Biography, Achievements

Risa Hontiveros is a Filipino politician who is currently serving as senator of the Republic of the Philippines.

Risa Hontiveros
Risa Hontiveros (Photo Credit: Facebook Page)

Personal Information
Complete Name –> Ana Theresia Navarro Hontiveros-Baraquel
Nickname –> Risa
Birth Date –> February 24, 1966 (age 55)
Hometown –> Metro Manila, Philippines

Net Worth –> 16.7 million (as of December 31, 2020)

Family
Husband –> Francisco Baraquel Jr. ​(m. 1990; died 2005)
Children –> (4) Kiko Baraquel, Ianna Baraquel, Sinta Baraquel, Issa Baraquel
Sister –> Broadcaster Pia Hontiveros
Relative –> Actor Luis Hontiveros

Education

Political Career / Work Experiences
2016-Present – Senator
2014-2015 – Trustee, Philippine Health Insurance Corporation
* Riza ran for senator in 2010 and in 2013 but lost in both elections
2004-2010 – Congresswoman (Akbayan Party List Representative)

Bills / Laws / Resolution
Senate Bill No.163 – Raising the Age of Sexual Consent Act.
Senate Bill No. 166 – Anti-Hospital Detention Bill
Senate Bill No. 935 or the SOGIE Equality Bill
Senate Bill No. 1345 or the Philippine Mental Health Bill (Republic Act No. 11036)

Advocacy / Achievements / Projects
Healthy Pinas Mobile Clinics
Women’s Rights
Children’s Rights
LGBT Rights
Mental Health
West Philippines Sea / Sovereignty

See also: List of Philippine Senators

See also: Top Government Officials Under President Rodrigo Duterte

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