Professor of Law
Professor Aguiling-Pangalangan obtained her BA (Major in Political Science) and LL.B. at the University of the Philippines Diliman in 1978 and her Master of Laws (LL.M.) degree in 1989 from the Harvard Law School.
Professor Aguiling-Pangalangan has taught Persons and Family Relations, Conflict of Laws, Contracts, Child's Rights, and other Civil Law subjects for more than 20 years. She is the Director of the Institute of Human Rights of the UP Law Center and heads Reproductive Health, Rights, and Ethics Center for Studies and Training (ReproCen), now based in the U.P. College of Medicine.
She has written and lectured extensively on private international law, women's rights, reproductive health rights, religious fundamentalism, and children’s rights. She is a member of the Hague Conference Experts’ Group on Recognition and Enforcement of Voluntary Cross-Border Agreements. She attended The Hague Academy of International Law on a scholarship in 1997 and lectured in its Extension Programme in 2003.
She was a fellow of the International Family Planning Leadership Program at the University of California Sta. Cruz (2005), a Visiting Scholar (1997-98) and a Research Fellow (2007) at East Asian Legal Studies Program of Harvard Law School.
Professor Aguiling-Pangalangan drafted the Domestic Adoption Act of 1998, and was a member of the drafting committee of the implementing rules and regulations of the Magna Carta of Women (2010) and the Responsible Parenthood and Reproductive Health Law (2013).
She is currently on sabbatical leave.