Keeping the land local

[Resources] Keeping Land Local: Reclaiming Governance from the Market -Focus on the Global South

Keeping Land Local: Reclaiming Governance from the Market — learn about local struggles around the world to defend land and territory. Available as a free download at Keeping Land Local: Briefing Papers on Land Struggles, No. 3 | Focus on the Global South http://focusweb.org/landstruggles Human Rights Online Philippines does not hold copyright over these materials.…

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[Resources] The Impact of Philippines’ Conditional Cash Transfer Program on Consumption By Melba V. Tutor

The Impact of Philippines’ Conditional Cash Transfer Program on Consumption By Melba V. Tutor University of the Philippines School of Economics; mvtutor@up.edu.ph Abstract Pantawid Pamilyang Pilipino Program provides cash grants to poor households conditional on pre-determined investments in human capital. This study analyzed its impact on consumption using the 2011 Annual Poverty Indicators Survey. Average…

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[Resources] “Torture impunity, An analysis of the implementation of the Anti-Torture Law in the Philippines” -UATC

“Torture impunity, An analysis of the implementation of the Anti-Torture Law in the Philippines” The writing of this publication was in collaboration with members of the United Against Torture Coalition (UATC)- Philippines led by Amnesty International Philippines, Balay Rehabilitation Center, Medical Action Group (MAG) and Task Force Detainees of the Philippines (TFDP) in cooperation with…

[Resources] Cyber security, civil society and vulnerability in an age of communications surveillance -www.giswatch.org

Cyber security, civil society and vulnerability in an age of communications surveillance Report Year: 2014 – Communications surveillance in the digital age Authors: Alex Comninos Gareth Seneque Organization: Justus-Liebig University Giessen and Geist Consulting Website: https://comninos.org Cyber security is increasingly important to internet users, including stakeholders in governments, the private sector and civil society. As…

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[Resources] 2014 ANNI Report on the Performance and Establishment of National Human Rights Institutions in Asia -Forum-Asia

2014 ANNI Report on the Performance and Establishment of National Human Rights Institutions in Asia The Asian Forum for Human Rights and Development (FORUM-ASIA), as the Secretariat of the Asian NGO Network on National Human Rights Institutions (ANNI), humbly presents the publication of the 2014 ANNI Report on the Performance and Establishment of National Human…

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[From the web] Faces of labor repression in Aquino’s four years -ctuhr.org

Faces of labor repression in Aquino’s four years In stark contrast to government claims that there are no problems with workers’ rights, trade union repression and rights violations against workers and unionists, alongside deepening poverty of working population, characterize the labor scene under BS Aquino’s four years in office. Blatant union suppression prevails under the…

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[Resources/Campaign] What is torture?

  “In 1987, the Convention against #Torture and Other Cruel, Inhuman or Degrading Treatment or Punishment came into force. It was an important step in the much-needed process of globalising #humanrights and acknowledging that torture, and all forms of inhuman or degrading treatment or punishment, are absolutely and universally illegal. In 1997, the United Nations…

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[Resources] Tubig Natin! – Our Water! An Illustrated Publication in Filipino -Focus on the Global South

Tubig Natin! – Our Water! An Illustrated Publication in Filipino ABOUT THE PUBLICATION Ginawa ang komiks na ito upang mas maipalaganap ang mga pagsasaliksik na ginawa ng Focus tungkol sa mga isyung kaugnay ng tubig. Maaari itong gamitin sa mga gawaing pang-edukasyon sa pamayanan, sa LGU at sa mga CSOs. This illustrated publication in Filipino,…

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[Resources] Submission of information by MAG which evolves around “creating a safe and enabling environment for human rights defenders”

February 19, 2014 Dear colleagues, For reference. On March 11, 2014, in its latest report a-hrc-25-55_en, Margaret Sekaggya, the UN Special Rapporteur on Human Rights Defenders, focused on “increasingly dangerous activity in many parts of the world” of the human rights defenders. The report also “shed light on the threats and obstacles encountered by human…

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Policy and Guidelines on Protecting Children in School from Abuse, Violence, Exploitation, Discrimination, Bullying and other forms of Abuse

DepEd Order No. 40, s.2012 DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION Policy and Guidelines on Protecting Children in School from Abuse, Violence, Exploitation, Discrimination, Bullying and other forms of Abuse   Pls click for the PDF file DepEd Child Protection Policy_DO_s2012_040 Human Rights Online Philippines does not hold copyright over these materials. Author/s and original source/s of information are…

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[Resources] Gender and Livelihoods among Internally Displaced Persons in Mindanao, Philippines -idpproject.wordpress.com

Gender and Livelihoods among Internally Displaced Persons in Mindanao, Philippines (Displacement report in Southern and Central Mindanao, Philippines) Internal displacement has confronted Mindanao populations of the Philippines for more than five decades, dating back to the height of the so-called “Muslim-Christian conflict” in the early to mid-1970s. Displaced communities encounter a range of vulnerabilities as…

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[Off-the-shelf] Free Prior and Informed Consent in the Philippines Regulations and Realities By OXFAM

Free Prior and Informed Consent in the Philippines Regulations and Realities By OXFAM Oxfam has just completed a policy briefing paper called “Free Prior Informed Consent in the Philippines: Regulations and Realities” which describes the key legal protections for FPIC in the Philippines as well as past obstacles to effective implementation. In addition, the policy…

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[Off-the-shelf] Pork Barrel Primer By Pilipinong KonTRAPOrk

Pork Barrel Primer Tanong-Sagot ukol sa Priority Development Assistance Fund (PDAF), Disbursement Acceleration Program (DAP) at katiwalian sa gobyerno Ang praymer na “Tanong-Sagot ukol sa Pork Barrel” ay inilathala upang maging gabay sa mga magtatalakay ng naturang isyu sa batayang masa – sa manggagawa’t maralita sa lungsod at kanayunan. Ito ay sinulat ni “Pilipinong KonTRAPOrk”…

Special Rapporteur on torture Juan E. Méndez. Extracted from UN.org Photo Jean-Marc Ferré

[Resources] UN Special Rapporteur on torture Juan E. Méndez’s report focusing on the UN Standard Minimum Rules for the Treatment of Prisoners (SMRs)

UN Special Rapporteur on torture Juan E. Méndez’s report focusing on the UN Standard Minimum Rules for the Treatment of Prisoners (SMRs)  [Source: Notes were extracted from the information communicated by the American University Washington College of Law Center for Human Rights & Humanitarian Law’s Anti-Torture Initiative (ATI) to its networks.] The publication of the…