[Right-up] Drug rehab patients in collaboration with artist Ralph Eya speaks out their “hatol” through a public art installation

Drug rehab patients in collaboration with artist Ralph Eya speaks out their “hatol” through a public art installation HATOL public art installation presents the consummation of the 3-day Visual Arts Therapy program of the Department of Health Treatment and Rehabilitation Center Bicutan. The socially engaged art project intended to contribute to the personal development of…

[Off-the-shelf] Torture and the Right to Rehabilitation in the Philippines -IRCT

Torture and the Right to Rehabilitation in Philippines Since the enactment of the Anti-Torture Act (Republic Act No. 9745) in 2009, the Philippine government has taken significant steps towards improving the legal structural framework for eradicating torture and supporting torture victims. This includes the elaboration of a rehabilitation programme for victims of torture and the…

[Blog] 10 Human Rights Issues ng 2014 –No. 10 Climate Justice Campaign, Yolanda, Rehabilitation etc. -Mokong Perspektib

10 Human Rights Issues ng 2014 –No. 10 Climate Justice Campaign, Yolanda, Rehabilitation etc.. Makikiuso lang ang inyong mokong na lingkod sa paglalabas ng mala-year-ender post. Sinubukan kong i-wrap-up ang mga kaganapan ng buong taon. Isang #Throwback series ng mga isyu ng nagdaang taon batay sa hits na tinanggap mula sa mga mambabasa ng HRonlinePH.com.…

[Press Release] Human Rights Day 2014: Psychosocial Support in focus with launch of Report-IRCT

Human Rights Day 2014: Psychosocial Support in focus with launch of Report To mark this year’s Human Rights Day, the International Rehabilitation Council for Torture Victims (IRCT) together with the Medical Action Group (MAG) has launched the report ‘In Pursuit of Justice’, casting a light on psychosocial support for victims of torture in legal proceedings.…

[Press Release] Leyte groups: Engage people in Yolanda rehab -PM

Leyte groups: Engage people in Yolanda rehab Informal workers associations in Leyte are asking the government to engage with people’s organizations in the planning and implementation of the Yolanda rehabilitation in the face of allegations of overpriced and substandard bunkhouses. “Aside from the opinions of experts, the participation of the people themselves is vital in…

[Statement] New year, old woes for teachers -TDC

New year, old woes for teachers As classes open today after more than two weeks of holiday break, the Teachers’ Dignity Coalition (TDC) enumerated some problems that they predict will continuously haunt public school teachers and the education sector for the coming year. Kidnapped teacher in Zamboanga. The vicious kidnapping cycle in the South strikes…

[From the web] Project PAG-ARAM

Project PAG-ARAM The Teachers’ Dignity Coalition (TDC) in coordination with other groups namely Bulig Visayas, Teachers Cooperative of Valenzuela City, Penson and Company, Inc. (P&CI) and Ating Guro Partylist has initiated the Project PAG-ARAM, An initiative to raise school supplies for children and materials for teachers in Yolanda-affected areas. The main objective of the project…

[Blog] After the flood: What is to be done? -DEKONZTRUKTSCHON

After the flood: What is to be done? DEKONZTRUKTSCHON The question is a familiar one which Vladimir Lenin asked about the people’s revolution, which laid the grounds and framework to pursue the proletarian cause of establishing a people’s state that holds the mode of production against capitalism. The question is rhetorical and indeed an intelligent…

[In the news] DSWD to prioritize housing units for ‘Sendong’ victims – PhilStar.com

DSWD to prioritize housing units for ‘Sendong’ victims By Evelyn Macairan, The Philippine Star January 08, 2012  MANILA, Philippines – The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) yesterday said they would prioritize families with children, pregnant women or with those with sick members in the housing program for victims of tropical storm “Sendong.” In…