Friday, August 15th, 2014
MANILA — Lila Pilipina, an organization of Filipina comfort women, trooped to the Japan and US embassies yesterday to commemorate the International Memorial Day for Comfort Women –which was declared in a resolution passed during the 11th Asian Solidarity Conference in Taiwan but has yet to be recognized by the United Nations. The group, together
Saturday, July 26th, 2014
“The EDCA is essentially a basing agreement. No amount of euphemism by President Aquino, his representatives and other officials will cure the constitutional violation caused by this agreement.”
Thursday, June 26th, 2014
“It is abominable that Aquino did not even put on the agenda of his P8.8-million state visit to Japan the plight of Filipino comfort women and instead expressed his support for Japan in its plan to revitalize...
Saturday, June 21st, 2014
“They must answer for the treacherous and duplicitous manner in which they ferreted her out of the hospital while still recuperating from difficult labor and traumatic experience.”
Thursday, June 5th, 2014
"The government's refusal to criminalize and prosecute safety violations consigns our defenseless women workers to modern day slavery. The Philippines will always be the worst place in the world for workers as DoLE stands idly by and...
Tuesday, May 13th, 2014
“We want to bring back to millions of workers the dignity of regular employment with its attendant living wage, union rights and benefits like maternity leave and health insurance.” – Gabriela Women’s Party Rep. Emmi de Jesus
Wednesday, April 23rd, 2014
MANILA – Progressive women’s group Gabriela trooped to Camp Crame of the Philippine National Police on Tuesday, April 22 to demand for the immediate release of National Democratic Front of the Philippines’ consultant Wilma Austria-Tiamzon and Andrea...
Thursday, April 10th, 2014
“Isn’t this a sign of the cold-heartedness of our government? Needless to say, the recent forcible evacuation affirmed that even children are not spared from the violence of military operations. “ – Children’s Rehabilitation Center
Friday, April 4th, 2014
Army spokesman Capt. Ernest Carolina claims residents were 'tricked' into believing promises of the NPAs.
Friday, April 4th, 2014
The protest rally, held in commemoration of Roque’s first death anniversary, calls for justice for all children killed by the state forces.
Tuesday, April 1st, 2014
MANILA – Women’s group Gabriela joined the call for “long overdue” justice for Ruby Rose Barrameda who went missing in 2007. Her body was found inside a cemented steel drum two years after. Gabriela with Ruby Rose’s...