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[Press Release] Sanlakas, environmental advocates challenge presidentiables: Unite with the People to end coal!

Sanlakas, environmental advocates challenge presidentiables: Unite with the People to end coal! With the national elections happening in less than three weeks, and just three days before the Earth Day Celebration, environmental advocates, communities from coal-affected areas and members of civil society issued a challenge to presidential candidates, urging them to reveal their position on…

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[Press Release] Filipino Youth in fear of a Possible Doomsday with a No Deal Scenario in Paris, held a Funeral March at the Climate Justice Rally -DAKILA

Filipino Youth in fear of a Possible Doomsday with a No Deal Scenario in Paris, held a Funeral March at the Climate Justice Rally Thousands of Filipinos marched for climate justice today, March 28, and converged at the Quezon City Memorial Circle. Broad groups of social movements, religious groups, trade unions, farmers, urban poor and…

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[Statement] Protect all rights of all migrant workers! call to ASEAN to fulfill the promise for a truly people-centered ASEAN community! -OUTRIGHT

PROTECT ALL RIGHTS OF ALL MIGRANT WORKERS! CALL TO ASEAN TO FULFILL THE PROMISE FOR A TRULY PEOPLE-CENTERED ASEAN COMMUNITY! OutRight Action International, together with the undersigned organizations call on ASEAN leaders meeting in Malaysia for the 27th ASEAN Summit, to address the concerns of migrant worker particularly protecting LGTQ migrant workers from violence and…

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[Literary] Empty Basket?! by Kalayaan

Empty Basket?! by Kalayaan This is Earth- life bearing planet in universe Which can only sustain life forms and hone? this our home, shaped like a spherical dome where our ancestors from million years was born; lived in harmony with among other creatures traversing seas that connects huge continent Flowing Nile River overflowed with jaded…

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[Press Release] Medical doctors presses for right to rehabilitation of victims of torture -MAG

Medical doctors presses for right to rehabilitation of victims of torture Around eighty (80) medical doctors across the country gathered today in the Scientific Conference on the Management and Rehabilitation of Torture Victims on November 11-12, 2015 at the Ciudad Christia Resort, in San Mateo, Rizal. The conference also entitled, Mainstreaming Human Rights in Health…

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[Press Release] Labor group joins #RememberHaiyan, calls for justice amid disasters, worsening climate crisis -CTUHR

Labor group joins #RememberHaiyan, calls for justice amid disasters, worsening climate crisis The Center for Trade Union and Human Rights joined the Filipinos and the world in remembering the tragedy brought by super typhoon Haiyan on its second year commemoration last November 8. “Two years after super typhoon Haiyan ravaged central Philippines, communities, especially of the…

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[Press Release] Green groups sue DENR and mining bureau -ATM

Green groups sue DENR and mining bureau An environmental group from the town of Sta. Cruz in Zambales recently filed a case against DENR officials, demanding the resumption of suspension orders against mining companies operating in the area. Local people’s organization Concerned Citizens of Sta. Cruz Zambales (CCOS) is awaiting the decision of the Court…

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[Press Release] Iloilo Cyclists as Modern Day Heroes, Rode for a Human Trafficking Free Philippines -DAKILA

Iloilo Cyclists as Modern Day Heroes, Rode for Freedom on Independence Day Pedal Power for a Human Trafficking Free Philippines In line of the celebration of Independence Day, DAKILA, in partnership with Centralian Cruisers Cycling Club (C4) gathered cyclists and advocates for the Independence Day Freedom Ride in Iloilo City. Iloilo hosted the 117th celebration…

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[Announcement] The Coalition Against Trafficking in Women-Asia Pacific is looking for a Finance Officer

The Coalition Against Trafficking in Women-Asia Pacific, an international feminist organization that advocates against sexual exploitation of women and children, particularly against trafficking, prostitution and pornography, is looking for a: Finance Officer Qualifications: a) Graduate of (4) four-year accountancy course; b) At least 2 years experience in financial and administration management, preferably in an NGO;…

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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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[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…