Press Release: Women rights group decry rape by “men in uniform,” scores the use of rape under Oplan Bayanihan

by Tanggol Bayi On the first day of March as the internationally known Women’s Month, women’s rights group Tanggol Bayi scored the reported rape cases against two women in the provinces of Masbate and Rizal by elements of the Armed Forces of the Philippines as “an indication of the continuing and brazen impunity perpetrated byContinue reading “Press Release: Women rights group decry rape by “men in uniform,” scores the use of rape under Oplan Bayanihan”

Press Release: Increased US military presence to boost prostitution and sex trafficking of Filipinas

(for national and international release) In commemoration of the Filipino-American War Liza Maza of International Women’s Alliance warns: Increased US military presence to boost prostitution and sex trafficking of Filipinas The International Women’s Alliance (IWA) raised alarm over the United States’ policy to increase military presence in the Philippines and the Asia Pacific region underContinue reading “Press Release: Increased US military presence to boost prostitution and sex trafficking of Filipinas”

IWA hails PPT verdict vs agrochemical TNCs

PANAP: Tribunal verdict vs. 6 agrochemical TNCs hailed, urgent action on recommendations urged Pesticide Action Network (PAN) International hailed the verdict of the Permanent People’s Tribunal (PPT) against the world’s six largest agrochemical companies Monsanto, Syngenta, Bayer, Dow Chemical, DuPont and BASF after a historic four-day session that culminated in Bangalore, India yesterday. Victims andContinue reading “IWA hails PPT verdict vs agrochemical TNCs”

On the IDEVAW: Women-victims of state violence remembered; calls for justice and prosecution of Arroyo mounted

by GABRIELA Philippines November 25, 2011 At the start of the so-called 16 days of activism, the militant women’s group GABRIELA held a protest action in Mendiola on the occasion of the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women to remind the Aquino government that former President Arroyo is yet to account forContinue reading “On the IDEVAW: Women-victims of state violence remembered; calls for justice and prosecution of Arroyo mounted”

Press Release: Negara Telah Melakukan Pemerasan dan Kekerasan Terhadap Buruh Migran Indonesia

by Suara BUMI – ATKI Indonesia November 25, 2011 Memperingati Hari Penghapusan Kekerasan Terhadap Perempuan “25 November” Kami Pekerja! , Kami Bukan Budak! Lawan dan Blejeti Imperialisme AS dan Rezim Boneka SBY-Bodiono! Hentikan Kekerasan Terhadap Perempuan! “Luka Sumiati sangat parah. Tubuhnya mengalami luka bakar di beberapa titik. Kedua kakinya nyaris lumpuh, kulit tubuh dan kepalanya terkelupas,Continue reading “Press Release: Negara Telah Melakukan Pemerasan dan Kekerasan Terhadap Buruh Migran Indonesia”

Press Release: Women’s rights group to Phil Justice Dept and Pres. Aquino: File the Cadapan-Empeno case in court, prosecute & put GMA-Palaparan to jail for HRVs vs women

by Tanggol Bayi November 25, 2011 On the International Day to End Violence Against Women (IDEVAW) As women all over the world commemorate the International Day to End Violence against Women(IDEVAW) today, November 25, women rights group Tanggol Bayi (Defend Women)-Philippines called on President Benigno “Noynoy” Aquino III and the Dept. of Justice to fileContinue reading “Press Release: Women’s rights group to Phil Justice Dept and Pres. Aquino: File the Cadapan-Empeno case in court, prosecute & put GMA-Palaparan to jail for HRVs vs women”

GABRIELA Joins World Rural Women’s Day and the Global Day of Action against Imperialist Plunder, Repression and War

Press Release by GABRIELA Philippines As the struggling women of the world respond militantly to the call for Global Day of Action Against Imperialist Plunder, Repression and War made by the International League of Peoples’ Struggle, GABRIELA vigorously calls on all its national chapters and member-organizations as well as its allies to arouse, organize andContinue reading “GABRIELA Joins World Rural Women’s Day and the Global Day of Action against Imperialist Plunder, Repression and War”

Filipino Women Protest with Thousands in Occupy Wall St., March Along Unions and Community Groups in the Struggle Against Capitalism and the Protracted Global Economic Depression

Press Release by GABRIELA-USA NEW YORK, NY—On Wednesday, Filipino women of grassroots organization Filipinas for Rights and Empowerment (FiRE), under the banner of GABRIELA USA, a member organization of the newly formed International Women’s Alliance (IWA), joined a mass rally and march to Zucotti Park, the site of the 3-week-long Occupy Wall Street demonstration inContinue reading “Filipino Women Protest with Thousands in Occupy Wall St., March Along Unions and Community Groups in the Struggle Against Capitalism and the Protracted Global Economic Depression”

Press Release: Remembering 9/11

by Roots for Equity, Pakistan September 11, 2011 The ceremony of the 10th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks, to be held this Sunday, will be attended by US President Barak Obama, his predecessor George W. Bush, victims, family members, New York Mayor and governors of New York and New Jersey. 9/11 left 3,101 Americans (2,977Continue reading “Press Release: Remembering 9/11”