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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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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 Many old-time Ugat Lahi members have already been replaced by new and younger members.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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