[Blog] Dalholkar: A Tribute to anti-superstition activist by Mario De Vega

Dalholkar: A Tribute to anti-superstition activist I refer to the Times of India report, Anti-superstition activist Dabholkar shot dead in Pune; CM, Pawar condemn killing, August 20th. On behalf of all humanists, enlightened movements and anti-superstition groups, I condemned o the highest possible degree the utterly brutal and undeniably barbaric murder of Narendra Dalholkar in…

[Announcement] Job Opportunity at Clean Air Asia: Program Manager for Green Freight and Logistics

Job Opportunity at Clean Air Asia: Program Manager for Green Freight and Logistics The Clean Air Asia Center is looking for an Green Freight and Logistics Program Manager. Please see enclosed Terms of Reference or refer to link http://cleanairinitiative.org/portal/opportunities. Location: Clean Air Asia office in Manila, Philippines with local/international travel Duration of Appointment: 4 year…

[Statement] Karapatan sa Pagkain, Ipaglaban -FDC Women’s Committee

Karapatan sa Pagkain, Ipaglaban Kamtin ang Pang-ekonomiyang Katarungan ng Kababaihan! Nakikiisa ang FDC Women’s Committee sa iba’t ibang organisasyon at kilusan ng kababaihan na nakikibaka upang makamit ang karapatan sa pagkain at mapangalagaan ang interes ng nakararaming prodyuser ng pagkain sa buong mundo – ang mga kababaihan. Ang karapatan sa pagkain ay bahagi ng ating…

[From the web] Drugs in the Philippines are more expensive than those in other parts of Asia and in countries of similar economic status -magph.org

Drugs in the Philippines are more expensive than those in other parts of Asia and in countries of similar economic status Brand names in the Philippines have been found to be 5 to 30 times more expensive than similar brand names of similar manufacturers in India and Pakistan. This is the strongest factor that impelled…

[In the news] Rape: A horrific global phenomenon- GMA News

Rape: A horrific global phenomenon. VERONICA PULUMBARIT, GMA News January 28, 2012 1  This is the first in a monthly series of articles about Violence Against Women. Rape, one of the worst human rights violations, happens everywhere. The stories are horrific: Just this month in Australia, a mother of four raped her own 11-year-old daughter…