[People] Rwanda in the Pacific? – Inquirer.net

Rwanda in the Pacific?. Afterthoughts Rwanda in the Pacific? Population Pressure, Development, and Conflict in the Philippines By: Walden Bello INQUIRER.net Along with its neighbors, the Philippines was burdened with a high poverty rate and faced the same challenge of overcoming underdevelopment four decades ago.  Today, Vietnam, Indonesia, and Thailand have drastically reduced poverty and…

[In the news] IACAT warns airport personnel aiding human trafficking syndicates » Nation » News | Philippine News | philstar.com

IACAT warns airport personnel aiding human trafficking syndicates » Nation » News | Philippine News | philstar.com. MANILA, Philippines – The Inter-Agency Council Against Trafficking in Persons (IACAT) has vowed to intensify its campaign against airport officials and personnel facilitating or aiding operations of human trafficking syndicates. In a statement, IACAT head and Justice Undersecretary…

[People] Risking Life Itself by Fr. Shay Cullen

By Fr. Shay Cullen There is nothing worse that can happen to dedicated Christians in the Philippines or elsewhere than to be branded as “an Enemy of the State” for exercising a prophetic role and taking a stand for the poor and the oppressed, the wretched of the earth, the unwanted, rejected and deprived whom…

[Event] CATW-AP exec finalist for Ruby Award

Please vote for CATW-AP Executive Director Ms. Jean Enriquez, now international finalist for Soroptimist’s Ruby Award: For Women Helping Women. Please click here to vote 2011 Soroptimist Ruby Award Online Voting The Soroptimist Ruby Award: For Women Helping Women acknowledges women who are working to improve the lives of women and girls through their personal…