[From the web] Philippine candidate unfit for UN women’s rights body -RAPPLER.com

#HumanRights #Women Philippine candidate unfit for UN women’s rights body In the coming weeks, 189 countries from around the world will elect 23 members to the United Nations Committee on the Elimination of Discrimination against Women (CEDAW Committee) for the 2021-2024 term. The Philippine government recently nominated a career diplomat, Rosario Manalo, for another term…

[Press Release] On the 48th Anniversary of Martial Law: Women’s Groups Submit 33rd Petition vs. ATL

On the 48th Anniversary of Martial Law: Women’s Groups Submit 33rd Petition vs. ATL Manila— Coinciding with the 48th Anniversary of Martial Law, women’s organizations filed the 33rd petition against the Anti-Terror Law in the Supreme Court this afternoon. The petition gathered more than twenty-seven women petitioners cutting across all sectors of society including feminist…

[Statement] Indigenous Women Speak out: Anti-Terrorism Act is a direct threat to us as rights defenders -LILAK

Indigenous Women Speak out: Anti-Terrorism Act is a direct threat to us as rights defenders 7 August 2020 Indigenous women speak out and stood up against the Anti-Terror Act. They filed a petition before the Supreme Court questioning the constitutionality of Republic Act 11479. Surmounting the challenges and difficulties of fulfilling technical legal requirements, Teresa…

[Statement] KAISA KA stands up for Freedom of Expression and of the Press and the Rule of Law and Justice as significant pillars of Freedom and Democracy

KAISA KA stands up for Freedom of Expression and of the Press and the Rule of Law and Justice as significant pillars of Freedom and Democracy. KAISA KA stands up for Ressa, a woman, a journalist, a staunch critic of DU30 administration. KAISA KA condemns the conviction of Ressa for alleged commission of cyberlaw when…

[Video] Buhay-bahay (Situation of Women and Children Under Lockdown) -iDEFEND, PAHRA

Situation of Women and Children Under Lockdown Kasama sina: Jelen Paclarin Executive Director, Women’s Legal and Human Rights Bureau (WLB) Dr. Maria Lourdes Mendoza Women and Children Protection Unit, Northern Mindanao Medical Center Julie Ann Regalado Division Chief, Child Rights Center Commission on Human Rights Rowena Legaspi Executive Director, Children’s Legal and Research Development Center…

[Video] 10 (women) Kababaihan at ang COVID-19 Crisis

Kasabay ng pag-alala sa Buwan ng kababaihan, ngayong Marso rin ay humarap ang mga Pilipino sa hamon ng umiigting na COVID19 crisis. Ano nga ba ang sinasabi ng mga kababaihan hinggil sa hambalos ng krisis na hinaharap natin sa kasalukuyan? Kaya naman, kinulumpon natin ang sampung Quotes mula sa mga akda ng mga kababaihang hindi…

[Statement] Kababaihan, pinakamatinding tinatamaan sa krisis ng COVID19, GAD budgets, ilabas at direktang gamitin para sa kalusugan, kaligtasan at kabuhayan ng kababaihan -KAISA KA

Nasa interes ng buong sangkatauhan ang pagsugpo sa COVID 19. Bukod sa nakamamatay ay napakalaki na ang epekto at pinsalang dala nito sa ekonomya at lipunan sa daigdig. Bago pa ang krisis ng COVID19 ay patong-patong na ang pahirap na dinaranas ng kababaihan— kawalan ng regular na trabaho, nakasadlak sa para-paraang trabaho, “unpaid family work”,…

[Video] 10 (Women) Babaeng Wagi sa puso ng mga Pinduteros

10 Women who won the #HumanRights Pinduteros Choice Awards Taon-taon simula 2011 ay pinaparangalan ng Human Rights online Philippines ang mga posts sa HRonlinePH.com website na humataw sa hits mula sa mga mambabasa. Namayagpag ang ilang mga artikulo, videos, atbp na gawa ng mga kababaihan o kaya naman ay hinggil sa kababaihan. Dahil buwan ng…

[Statement] Kababaihan: Pangunahan ang isang siglo ng laban tungo sa ganap na paglaya at pagkakapantay pantay -iDEFEND

Dalawampu’t limang taon mula nang ipagtibay ng buong mundo sa pamamagitan ng Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action, ang kahalagahan ng pagkakapantay-pantay ng mga kasarian (gender equality) sa pangkalahatang kaunlarang panlipunan, pagkakapantay-pantay pa rin ang ating panawagan. Tumataas ang bilang ng mga kababaihang nagpapalakad ng kabuhayan ng kanilang pamilya, o “women-headed households” (Philippine Commission on…

[From the web] Women around the world continue to challenge misogynist and sexist discourses and policies -AIph

8 March 2020 In view of the disturbing global trend of misogynist messages currently disseminated by some political and religious leaders, and the increase in oppressive and sexist policies and practices, women around the world are joining forces to consolidate and protect the rights and freedoms achieved to date. The women’s movement seeks to ensure…

[Statement] We Won’t Be Silenced! – Lilak Statement on the Arrest and Detention of Young Women Environmental Activists

Lilak strongly condemns the Chamber of Mines of the Philippines’ (CoMP), Sofitel Philippine Plaza Manila’s, and the Philippine National Police’s (PNP) violent response to what was meant to be a peaceful and non-disruptive protest action. On September 10, Tuesday, a silent protest amid the Mining Philippines International Conference and Exhibit by young women from the…