[Event] The Anti-Terror Act of 2020 and its impact on children -UATC

#HumanRights #Children UATC LIVESTREAM DISCUSSION/ WEBINARIn celebration of the National Children’s Month 2020 “The Anti-Terror Act of 2020 and its impact on children”November 26, 2020 (Thursday)4PM to 6PM DISCUSSANTS:The Anti-Terror Act of 2020: Background and Salient FeaturesAtty. Gian Arabejo, Alternative Law Groups (ALG) Impact of the Anti-Terror Act to ChildrenAtty. Pamela Camacho, Children’s Legal Rights…

[Event] Anong say mo? (Malayang talakayan hinggil sa historical distortion at samu’t-saring isyu ng karapatang pantao) -FIND and AFAD

#HumanRights #HistoricalDistortion Anong say mo? (Malayang talakayan hinggil sa historical distortion at samu’t-saring isyu ng karapatang pantao) Ang webinar na ito ay isa sa mga gaganaping pagtitipon para sa okasyon ng ika-35 Anibersaryo ng Pagkakatatag ng Families of Victims of Involuntary Disappearance (FIND). Kasama ang mga biktima ng sapilitang pagwala at kanilang mga pamilya, mga…

[From the web] Women and Labor Groups to Gender Ombud: Investigate PhilHealth’s Objectification of Woman for Official’s Birthday -CATW-AP

#HumanRights #Women and Labor Groups to Gender Ombud: Investigate PhilHealth’s Objectification of Woman for Official’s Birthday Eight groups of women and labor organizations trooped to the Commission on Human Rights Commission on Human Rights (CHR), to file a complaint of discrimination and violation of women’s rights under the Magna Carta of Women against PhilHealth Regional…

[Statement] CHR Commissioner Karen Gomez-Dumpit on the sex jokes made during a televised national disaster briefing

#HumanRights #VAW Statement of CHR Commissioner Karen Gomez-Dumpit on the sex jokes made during a televised national disaster briefing Sex jokes and sexual objectification of women are VAW: Not to be tolerated nor excused The Commission on Human Rights condemns the normalization and trivialization of sex jokes and sexual objectification of women. They are forms…

[Statement] Academic break, suportado ng mga guro -TDC

#HumanRights #Education Academic break, suportado ng mga guro Nagpahayag ng suporta sa mga panawagan ng deklarasyon ng academic break ang Teachers’ Dignity Coalition (TDC) upang makatulong umano sa pagbangon ng mga pamilyang nasalanta ng magkakasunod na kalamidad nitong buwan. Ayon sa TDC, bago pa man magkaroon ng sunud-sunod na bagyo ay may ilang paaralan na…

[Statement] Philippine Movement for Climate Justice to Philippine Government: Declare a Climate Emergency Now!

#HumanRights #ClimateEmergency Philippine Movement for Climate Justice to Philippine Government: Declare a Climate Emergency Now! With just mere days in between, the Philippines was struck by several strong typhoons–Typhoon Molave (Typhoon Quinta), Typhoon Goni (Typhoon Rolly), dubbed as “the strongest typhoon of 2020,” and Typhoon Vamco (Typhoon Ulysses). Together with Typhoons Siony and Tonyo, the…

[From the web] Amnesty International calls on the Philippine government to cease its relentless efforts to muzzle journalists and media organizations

#HumanRights #FreedomOfThePress A free press reporting on the issues that interest us and shape our lives is a key building block of any rights-respecting society. Yet many countries including the Philippines, journalists face repression and attacks. Since the Duterte administration came to power, it has threatened civil liberties on several fronts. Human rights groups have…

[Statement] Teachers, praise Senate for proposed teaching aids allowance, but reiterate the need for laptop and internet connectivity -TDC

#HumanRights #Education Teachers, praise Senate for proposed teaching aids allowance but reiterate the need for laptop and internet connectivity We appreciate the Senate’s approval of the P10, 000 Teaching Aids Allowance for our public school teachers in a unanimous decision yesterday. This will raise the said allowance from the current P3,500 to a maximum of…

[Event] yOUR TURN! National Youth Summit for Human Rights

yOUR TURN! National Youth Summit for #HumanRights The Philippine Alliance of Human Rights Advocates (PAHRA) and In Defense of Human Rights and Dignity Movement (iDEFEND) together with youth partner organizations and networks shall be organizing a 2020 National Youth Summit to coincide with the 72nd year of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. This project…

[From the web] Online Regional Conference Touts Citizen Science as a People’s Tool for Achieving Sustainable Development Goals -EcoWaste Coalition

#HumanRights #Environment Online Regional Conference Touts Citizen Science as a People’s Tool for Achieving Sustainable Development Goals(Groups draw on citizen science to address chemical and waste issues that threaten public health and the environment) The participation of non-professional scientists in scientific research or monitoring efforts can empower grassroots organizations and movements into advancing a sustainable…

[Video] Huwag Matakot Magpahayag! Fight misinformation and disinformation on human rights! -HRonlinePH.com

#HumanRights #FightMisinformation #FightDisInformation #Pindu10nayan! Huwag Matakot Magpahayag! Fight misinformation and disinformation on human rights! -HRonlinePH.com Mga ka-HR-pinduteros! Huwag Matakot Magpahayag! Fight misinformation and disinformation on human rights!Join us as we launch our continuing campaign for the defense and promotion of freedom of expression, access to truthful information, and fight against misinformation and disinformation. Together, we…

[Press Release] DEPED, hinamon na ipatupad ang mga polisiyang pabor sa mga guro -TDC

#HumanRights #Teachers DEPED, hinamon na ipatupad ang mga polisiyang pabor sa mga guro Kinilala ng Teachers’ Dignity Coalition (TDC) ang bagong nilabas na memorandum ng DepEd Central Office hinggil sa ilang pagbabago sa pagpapatupad ng distance learning education. Ang Memorandum OUCI-2020-307 na may pamagat na SUGGESTED MEASURES TO FOSTER “ACADEMIC EASE” DURING THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC…