July 01, 2015     Philippines
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Tuesday, June 23rd, 2015

Rosanna Cabusao, an activist, writer, women’s rights advocate, mother

“It was as if they were after Osama Bin Laden. Sa ganda kong ito? Pambihira naman.”

Thursday, May 28th, 2015

‘Let Lumad schools open’

Some Lumad schools may not be able to start classes on June 1, with soldiers encamped in the area.

Tuesday, April 28th, 2015

Women’s group demands surrender of soldier accused of rape

MANILA – The progressive women’s group Gabriela held a protest action in front of the Eastern Mindanao Command in Davao City on April 27 demanding that the Armed Forces of the Philippines surrender a soldier charged with...

Tuesday, April 28th, 2015

Women’s Partylist lambasts Aquino’s Asean summit expenses, appeal to #SaveMaryJane

“How much of this amount was allocated to exert efforts to save the life of Mary Jane Veloso?”

Friday, April 24th, 2015

Women call on Aquino to provide local jobs, stop labor export policy

“We will never attain comfort under this government which has no compassion for the sufferings of the Filipino people”.

Wednesday, March 25th, 2015

Marching against monsters

In Women’s month, mothers, daughters and wives – all environmental defenders – continue to march against the monsters that threaten their homes and communities.

Wednesday, March 25th, 2015

Lumad women | ‘Our place is in the struggle’

This story is one of the three articles in Marching against monsters Read also: Disaster fighter Cristeta Sison Aileen Catamin, defiant vs dams These three Lumad women are among the many who face militarization in their communities...

Wednesday, March 25th, 2015

Disaster fighter Cristeta Sison

Cristeta Sison is fighting the "red menace."

Wednesday, March 25th, 2015

Aileen Catamin, defiant vs dams

"Even before the Spaniards came, we were already on the land. We have lived here for centuries, and we’re still here up to now."

Monday, March 16th, 2015

Worsening health, hunger hound Lumad internal refugees in Agusan del Sur

Three children, with ages two to four, have died at the evacuation center.

Thursday, March 12th, 2015

Women call for change, truth, accountability

“We demand change, change for governance that is pro-women and pro-poor. We want all to have better life conditions. We want women’s rights and contributions to be recognized in society.”

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