July 25, 2014     Philippines
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Sunday, March 9th, 2014

On International Women’s Day, women lambast Aquino for ‘sins against Filipinos’

“The lives of women, especially those from the marginalized sectors, have worsened rather than improved belying the Aquino government’s claim of inclusive growth.” – Gabriela RELATED STORY | Teachers decry meager budget for basic education

Friday, March 7th, 2014

Youth groups storm Malacañang to protest tuition hike

MANILA – A rally of youth groups lead by Gabriela-Youth was violently dispersed by the Manila police and members of the Presidential Security Group (PSG) as they held protest action outside the Malacañang Palace on Thursday, March...

Wednesday, March 5th, 2014

Women’s group storm the office of the National Food Authority

“We are taking this opportunity to barrage the government with protests for the whole week until March 8 to expose his (Aquino) accountability for the worsening state of women.” – Gabriela

Friday, February 21st, 2014

Filipinos rise for justice

On February 14, 2014, women’s rights advocates gathered to rise for One Billion Rising for Justice, a global movement to stop violence against women and children. In the Philippines, women’s group Gabriela and One Billion Rising global...

Sunday, February 16th, 2014

Philippines joins One Billion Rising for Justice

The slideshow features One Billion Rising for Justice activities in Manila, Baguio City, Bacolod City, Talisay City and Davao City last Feb. 14, 2014. Photos by Ronalyn V. Olea and Anne Marxze D. Umil in Manila, Noel...

Sunday, July 21st, 2013

‘Lies,’ is what progressive groups expect to hear from Aquino during SONA

“Unlike the traditional fiesta, where hospitality, generosity, and goodwill are encouraged among the whole community, Aquino’s banquet is depicted as a lavishly sumptuous feast for a small circle of guests as the people wait...

Friday, June 14th, 2013

Gabriela urges celebrities to help end rape, not joke about it

“Rape is among the worse (if not the worst) form of violence against women. It should not be trivialized nor should it be a subject of jokes. Rape is a subject that should be treated with utmost...

Saturday, March 9th, 2013

Philippines under Aquino, ‘dangerous place for women’ – Gabriela

By ANNE MARXZE D. UMIL “We hold the US-Aquino regime responsible for the...

Friday, March 8th, 2013

Gabriela vows bigger protest action on March 8 against different forms of violence against women

By ANNE MARXZE D. UMIL “This type of violence against women doesn’t leave...

Friday, November 9th, 2012

Rape, cases of violence against women on the rise – Gabriela

By INA ALLECO R. SILVERIO Even worse, said Gabriela, is the alarming increase...

Friday, October 12th, 2012

Carmen ‘Nanay Mameng’ Deunida, modern-day Tandang Sora

By RONALYN V. OLEA The 84-year-old chairwoman emeritus of Kalipunan ng Damayang Mahihirap...

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