[Off-the-shelf] 2017 Focus Report | Public policies for the protection of human rights defenders: Global trends and implementation challenges -Protection International

2017 Focus Report | Public policies for the protection of human rights defenders: Global trends and implementation challenges Protection International (PI) is glad to present its 2017 edition of its Focus Report, monitoring worldwide developments in the field of national protection mechanisms and public policies for the protection of human rights defenders (HRDs). Since the…

[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…

[Off the shelf] Philippine Electoral Almanac Revised And Expanded

Philippine Electoral Almanac Revised And Expanded In light of the upcoming national and local elections, the Presidential Communications Development and Strategic Planning Office (PCDSPO) and the Presidential Museum and Library has published the newly-revised and expanded edition of the Philippine Electoral Almanac, a go-to resource of Philippine electoral history from pre-colonial period to the present.…

[Off-the-shelf] Focus Policy Review: Understanding Land Grabbing, Land Rights in the 21st Century by focusweb.org

Focus Policy Review: Understanding Land Grabbing, Land Rights in the 21st Century 28 August 2015 Issues or problems associated with land have become more multi-layered in the 21st century.  In particular in the Philippine setting, a number of “pro-poor” land laws were enacted after the Marcos dictatorship. These laws were products of social movements’ struggles…

[Resources] EDCA is negotiated subservience by Roland G. Simbulan

EDCA is negotiated subservience by Roland G. Simbulan Professor 12 in Development Studies and Public Management University of the Philippines & Vice Chair, Center for People’s Empowerment in Governance(CenPeg) (Statement before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee chaired by Senator Miriam Defensor Santiago, Senate Foreign Relations Committee hearing on the Enhanced Defense Cooperation Agreement, Philippine Senate,…

[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] 2014 ANNI Report on the Performance and Establishment of National Human Rights Institutions in Asia -Forum-Asia

2014 ANNI Report on the Performance and Establishment of National Human Rights Institutions in Asia The Asian Forum for Human Rights and Development (FORUM-ASIA), as the Secretariat of the Asian NGO Network on National Human Rights Institutions (ANNI), humbly presents the publication of the 2014 ANNI Report on the Performance and Establishment of National Human…

Policy and Guidelines on Protecting Children in School from Abuse, Violence, Exploitation, Discrimination, Bullying and other forms of Abuse

DepEd Order No. 40, s.2012 DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION Policy and Guidelines on Protecting Children in School from Abuse, Violence, Exploitation, Discrimination, Bullying and other forms of Abuse   Pls click for the PDF file DepEd Child Protection Policy_DO_s2012_040 Human Rights Online Philippines does not hold copyright over these materials. Author/s and original source/s of information are…

[Resources] Phil. Government Report on ICCPR

Consideration of reports submitted by States parties under article 40 of the Covenant Fourth periodic reports of States parties Philippines Introduction 1. This regular report on the implementation of the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights (ICCPR) was prepared in accordance with the consolidated guidelines for State reports under the International Covenant on Civil and…

[Resources] Tips for digital activists (Series 4): Amplify personal stories by Tactical Technology Collective

NO ONE IS LISTENING amplify personal stories by Tactical Technology Collective This tactic is useful when people affected by the issue are not being consulted, and as a way to give an issue depth that resonates with the target audience Watch video @ http://www.informationactivism.org/tactic4video PLAN YOUR ACTION ● In the videos of the lives of…