[Press Release] Small fishers call for pro-people rehabilitation of Manila bay -Focus on the Global South

Small fishers call for pro-people rehabilitation of Manila bay The Duterte administration’s rehabilitation of Manila Bay is set to begin on 27 January but a group of municipal fishers around the bay are decrying the lack of community involvement in the P47 billion clean up, and are demanding a more pro-people rehabilitation plan. “The government’s…

[Press Release] CSOs meet with UN Special Rapporteur to express frustration to lack of gov’t food policy -ATM

CSOs meet with UN Special Rapporteur to express frustration to lack of gov’t food policy Civil Society Organizations (CSOs) headed by FIAN Philippines, Focus on the Global South, LILAK, Alyansa Tigil Mina, and Philippine Alliance of Human Rights Advocates (PAHRA) held a conference on Feb 20, at the Philippine Rural Reconstruction Movement (PRRM) Penthouse to…

[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.…

[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,…

[Event] Don’t blame the women, blame the abuser! -CATW-AP

PNoy is set to sign a law which leaves out women in prostitution as criminals/vagrants! Invitation to Take Back the Night! (Don’t blame the women, blame the abuser!) April 3, 2012 6 PM, Mendiola Bridge (“Mary Magdalene Contemplating the Crown of Thorns” by Michelangelo) This Lent, the Filipino women are being doubly persecuted with the…

[Event] EDSAngangdaan: The EDSAStories Film Festival

Focus on Global South, an Asia-based non-government organization doing development research, analysis and action, has partnered with Dakila – Philippine Collective for Modern Heroism, an organization advocating social consciousness formation through the arts, for the event EDSAngangdaan: The EDSA Stories Film Festival. This coming December 7 and 8, Focus and Dakila bring EDSA Stories to…

[Event] Roundtable Discussion-Strategy Session on Land, Forests, Fisheries, and Rural Investments in the Philippines

Alyansa Tigil Mina (ATM), Focus on the Global South, FIAN-Philippines, Legal Rights and Natural Resources-Center, the National Rural Women Coalition (PKKK), Project Development Institute, and the Rural Poor Institute for Land and Human Rights Services (RIGHTS), Inc. invite you to a roundtable discussion-strategy session, entitled Investments, Risks, and Dangerous Legacies: Roundtable Discussion-Strategy Session on Land,…