“We are here not because we pity you, we are here because you have human rights.”
Category: Women & Children
“These beacons of hope for the indigenous communities are now being shadowed over by the continuing threat of militarization and development aggression.”
“We hold President Aquino responsible for this policy of ethnocide and persecution that targets Lumad communities. We hold him accountable for the abuses committed against Lumad women and children.”
The destitute condition of peasant women in different countries shows the effects of global massive land grabbing and resource plunder.
There have been 95 cases of attacks on schools by soldiers and paramilitary groups.
“How can women expect that the exploitation of women workers will be addressed by these men who are aspiring to be elected government leaders, when they themselves are exploiters of women?”
“Tolentino and his LP cohorts committed an act most offensive to women and insulting to the public. If these are the kind of leaders who have the gall to run for office in next year’s elections, we must not let them win.”
“Women’s supposed domination of small and medium scale businesses do not prove inclusiveness and gender equality.”
Japan’s new security laws amends its pacifist constitution.
A study by the Save the Children said the country had dropped to “sub-Saharan levels” of malnutrition.
“Families living in urban poor communities provide and feed their families with the meagre income they earn. Most of these families subsist on noodles and rice to get by.”