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[Press Release] PMCJ: French climate loan ‘unjust’ and unacceptable’. Reparations not loans!

PMCJ: French climate loan ‘unjust’ and unacceptable’. Reparations not loans!   Manila, Philippines – Climate Justice activists denounced the recent offer of France President Hollande to the Philippines of pushing 50 million Euros ($56.6 million) for the Philippines, stating that it is unacceptable and raised issued concerning about the Manila Declaration on Climate Change. During…

[Press Release] PH-EITI report reveals problems in mining industry regulation -Bantay Kita

PH-EITI report reveals problems in mining industry regulation Bantay Kita, a coalition of civil society organizations (CSOs) pushing for transparency and accountability in the extractive industries, supports the passage of an alternative mining law to replace the Philippine Mining Act of 1995. The current mining law has failed to boost economic gains from the extractive…

[Press Release] Women workers join calls for a national wage, secure jobs amid worsening poverty -Women WISE3

Women workers join calls for a national wage, secure jobs amid worsening poverty On International Women’s Day, Women Workers in Struggle for Employment, Empowerment and Emancipation or Women WISE3, an organization of women workers and families of victims of trade union and human rights violations, called on the government to adopt a national minimum wage…

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[Appeal] Sign on statement Appeal for Solidarity for the release of two (2) Agta women Marites Marquez and Rosario Loreto and against all illegal arrests and detention

Dear All Pagbati sa araw ng kababaihan! We, the undersigned seek for your solidarity for the release of two (2) Agta women Marites Marquez and Rosario Loreto and against all illegal arrests and detention. Join us, register your support by signing this statement by replying to this email, as we renew a more aggressive campaign…

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[Statement] The Philippines Should Stop Being US’s Pawn and Warfront -SENTRO

The Philippines Should Stop Being US’s Pawn and Warfront. Statement on International Women’s Day: Increased US militarization of the Philippines through the Visiting Forces Agreement (VFA), the Asian Pivot and the soon-to-be-operational Enhanced Defense Cooperation Agreement (EDCA) makes living dangerous and doubly difficult for women and children. This has been made clear by the country’s…

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[Statement] FORUM-ASIA Statement – International Women’s Day 2015

FORUM-ASIA Statement – International Women’s Day 2015 On International Women’s Day FORUM-ASIA joins the international community in celebrating the political, economic, social and cultural achievements of women and acknowledging the contribution that women have played in pursuing and strengthening peace, development and protection of human rights. On this day FORUM-ASIA would like to send a…

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[Campaign] It’s about time we celebrate our SHEroes! -DAKILA

It’s about time we celebrate our SHEroes! In celebration of Women’s Month, Dakila and Rappler will be celebrating women heroes through ‪#‎SHEro‬! We want to get to know every woman who has inspired you. Submit the stories of your sheroes to move.ph+shero@rappler.com or post on Facebook, Twitter, or Instagram and tag Dakila and Rappler. We…

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[Press Release] PH civil society groups not impressed with French Pesident’s “climate trip” to the Philippines -PMCJ

PH civil society groups not impressed with French Pesident’s “climate trip” to the Philippines French President Francois Hollande’s will be visiting the Philippines this February 26 to 27 accompanied by prominent personalities  known for their involvement in environmental advocacies to the Philippines, including Jeremy Irons, Marion Cotillard, and Mélanie Laurent as well as Patriarch Bartholomew…

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[Press Release] PNoy approves six-month extension of deadline for Martial Law claims application -Akbayan

PNoy approves six-month extension of deadline for Martial Law claims application Three months after the November 10, 2014 deadline expiration, President Benigno “Noynoy” Aquino III has approved Joint Resolution No. 3 extending for six months the deadline for Martial Law claims application to May 2015. Joint Resolution No. 3 is the consolidation of Senate Joint…

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[Blog] Ingat! Always wear you’re CAP! (Care, Access and Prevention) by Maria Fatima Villena

Ingat! Always wear you’re CAP! (Care, Access and Prevention) by Maria Fatima Villena, www.healthactivist.ph February 22, 2015 Caring enough to provide access to information that leads to the prevention of diseases, disabilities and deaths. A Presentation at the 1st Philippine Health Care and Social Media Summit #hcsmPH (February 21, 2015, Radisson Hotel, Cebu City) organized by…

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[Press Release] CSOs welcomed UN official and raised issues on food security in the context of disasters climate justice in PH -ATM

CSOs welcomed UN official and raised issues on food security in the context of disasters climate justice in PH Tacloban, Philippines— More than 100 representatives from various Civil Society Organizations (CSO) and Yolanda survivors welcomed the arrival of Dr. Hilal Elver, the UN Special Rapporteur on the Right to Food and raised critical issues of…