[From the web] Labor group urges DOLE and DTI to allow more worker involvement in safeguarding workplace from COVID-19 -BMP

Labor group urges DOLE and DTI to allow more worker involvement in safeguarding workplace from COVID-19 Bukluran ng Manggagawang Pilipino (BMP) admonished the return-to-work guidelines released last April 30 by the DOLE and DTI for not having enough teeth in ensuring the health and safety of workers eager to recover their livelihoods. DTI Secretary Ramon…

[Campaign] Cast COVID-19 Away! Donation Drive – iDEFEND and PAHRA

CALL FOR SOLIDARITY! CAST COVID19 AWAY! CIRCLES OF ACTION AND SOLIDARITY – #TulongSulongTayo Donation drive para sa mga informal sectors at mahihirap na komunidad sa gitna ng COVID19ph crisis. CP Numbers: Globe: 09277631500; 09060068901; Smart 09084452291 Email: COVID19HRVSULAT@gmail.com Facebook: In Defense of Human Rights and Dignity Movement Apektado tayong lahat ng COVID-19 crisis, ngunit mas…

[Statement] A Joint Statement by Youth for Human Rights and Democracy (Y4HRD) and Young Filipino Advocates of Critical Thinking (yFACTph)

AN EXCEPTION TURNED GENERAL RULE: A Joint Statement by Youth for Human Rights and Democracy (Y4HRD) and Young Filipino Advocates of Critical Thinking (yFACTph) We, the Youth for Human Rights and Democracy (Y4HRD) and the Young Filipino Advocates of Critical Thinking (yFACTph), express our utter dismay for yet another extension of military rule in Mindanao.…

[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…

[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…

[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…

[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…

[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…

[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…

[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…

[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…

[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;…