[Statement] KAMP enjoins PNoy to listen to public demands vs. corrupt officials and pork barrel

KAMP enjoins PNoy to listen to public demands vs. corrupt officials and pork barrel Our Money, Our Lives: Public Funds for Public Services We, the women, youth, workers, informal settlers, farmers, farmworkers, differently abled, persons with genetic disorders and the elderly, from the multi-sectoral campaign network of the Kampanya para sa Makataong Pamumuhay (KAMP) raise…

[Event] Red-Baiting Forum 2013 -IPON

Red-Baiting Forum 2013 As a follow-up to our 2012 Red-Baiting Conference we cordially invite you to our Red-Baiting Forum 2013 (on October 4th at UP Balay Kalinaw, Quezon City) Based on the talks and results of the two previous forums, objective of the Red-Baiting Forum 2013 is to bring together Philippine state actors, international actors…

[Press Release] Teachers welcome Anti-bullying law -TDC

Teachers welcome Anti-bullying law The Teachers’ Dignity Coalition (TDC) welcomes the passage of the Anti-Bullying Law or RA 10627 WHICH President Aquino signed on September 12. “Now, the teachers and school officials will have a clear legal definition of bullying and a basis for procedure in handling bullying cases in school as well as mechanism…

[Statement] Unchecked corruption violates human rights -PAHRA

Unchecked corruption violates human rights In solidarity with the people’s outrage against PDAF And all forms of corruption and corruptive practices August 26, 2013 A government’s ability to respect, protect and fulfil human rights – social, cultural, political, economic and civil – will ultimately be defined by the levels and systemic nature of corruption in those States. –United Nations…

[Resources] STILL WINDOW-DRESSING A Performance Report on the Third Year of the ASEAN Intergovernmental Commission on Human Rights (AICHR) 2011-2012 -Forum Asia

STILL WINDOW-DRESSING A Performance Report on the Third Year of the ASEAN Intergovernmental Commission on Human Rights (AICHR) 2011-2012 The year under review, 2012, saw AICHR take limited steps in the direction of transparency and consultation with civil society. Some of these steps addressed criticism and reflect recommendations that our previous reports had highlighted: We…

[Blog] On Candidates Criminally Hugging Trees by Rodne Galicha

On Candidates Criminally Hugging Trees by Rodne Galicha On candidates wanted to be elected as public servants, I once asked this question: How many of our leaders now are willing to stand up selflessly for the general welfare, for a healthful and balanced ecology? Once elected and sworn into office, these ‘chosen’ people, depending on…

[Announcement] Job Opportunities with PCICC

Job Opportunity with PCICC FOR IMMEDIATE HIRING The Philippine Coalition for the International Criminal Court located in Quezon City is seeking a Communications and Development Officer. Description of responsibilities: 1. Provides management support and leadership 2. Undertakes the development and delivery of overall communications strategy and implementation, including supervision of communications work of other staff…

[Statement] Protecting Women from Enforced Disappearance -AFAD/FIND/ICAED

Protecting Women from Enforced Disappearance Women everywhere are deeply affected by the global scourge of enforced disappearance. They are the wives, mothers, grandmothers, sisters, and daughters who are in the abysmal state of uncertainty and in perpetual search for their disappeared loved ones. They are often left behind to bear the socio-economic and psycho-emotional brunt…