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#OneBillionRising in Manila | Eve Ensler demands justice for Filipino women * Latest Posts Multimedia Multimedia (Main) Video Video (Main) 

#OneBillionRising in Manila | Eve Ensler demands justice for Filipino women

American playwright and activist Eve Ensler joined the #OneBillionRising events in the Philippines this year. She demands justice for the Lumad women and for Filipino women and girls who are victims of sex trafficking. Video and editing by Anne Marxze D. Umil and Ronalyn V. Olea Produced by

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Manila stands with the Lumad * Latest Posts Multimedia Multimedia (Main) Slideshow 

Manila stands with the Lumad

Some 700 Lumad from different parts of Mindanao arrive in the nation’s capital, Oct. 26. They are greeted by students, religious groups, workers, urban poor, women and other sectors. The indigenous people of Mindanao stage #Manilakbayan2015 to call for a stop to the attacks on their schools and communities. Photos by Loi Manalansan, Fred Dabu and Ronalyn V. Olea Music: Live performance by #Manilakbayan2015 delegates Produced by Bulatlat Multimedia

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Sectors present real state of the nation * Latest Posts Multimedia Multimedia (Main) Slideshow 

Sectors present real state of the nation

Members of progressive organisations from various sectors hurdled police blockades to deliver the true state of the nation, July 27. Photos by Dee Ayroso, Fred Dabu, Anne Marxe D. Umil, Marya Salamat, Bettina Catli, Kathrina Manuel and Christine Cabanatan Editing by Ronalyn V. Olea Music: Live performance by LAPIS Produced by Bulatlat Multimedia

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In praise of the effigy makers * Latest Posts Multimedia Multimedia (Main) Slideshow Video (Main) 

In praise of the effigy makers

Effigies have been featured and written about through the years that they have been made the centerpieces of the main protest rallies when the Philippine president delivers his or her State of the Nation Address. Some even ask should effigies be replaced already as a main symbol of these protests. But to ask such is not taking into account that each effigy is different. Many old-time Ugat Lahi members have already been replaced by new and younger members. So have been the carpenters who construct the frames that hold them…

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