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[From the web] Statement of the Psychological Association of the Philippines on Non-Discrimination Based on Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity and Expression

Statement of the Psychological Association of the Philippines on Non-Discrimination Based on Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity and Expression Lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) Filipinos continue to experience stigma, prejudice and discrimination in Philippine society. This stigma is manifested in actions such as: bullying, teasing and harassment of LGBT children and adolescents in families, schools…

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[Press Release] 125 Casiguran farmers, fisherfolk IP’s begin 370-km protest march against Aurora Ecozone

125 Casiguran farmers, fisherfolk IP’s begin 370-km protest march against Aurora Ecozone CASIGURAN, AURORA— “Lupaing Ninuno, Sakahan, Pangisdaan— Ibalik, Ibalik! 12,923 ektarya ng APECO— Ibalik, Ibalik!” These are the fighting words of 125 farmers, fisherfolk and indigenous peoples who, at 8:00 a.m. today, began marching towards Manila after a massive send-off mass at the heart…

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[from the web] IRCT welcomes advances on right to rehabilitation for torture victims

IRCT welcomes advances on right to rehabilitation for torture victims  November 19, 2012 The International Rehabilitation Council for Torture Victims (IRCT) welcomes the adoption of the UN Committee Against Torture’s General Comment on Article 14 of the Convention Against Torture. This is an important step forward in ensuring that torture victims receive adequate redress and…