Life is more difficult for children these days, especially for those who belong to poor families.
Month: June 2018
“They say that it takes a village to raise a child; this is true for us. Not just a village, but a movement that raised us.”
It is ironic that the Philippine government still holds the vice presidency of the UN Human Rights Council’s Bureau despite its flagrant disregard of human rights.
By DEE AYROSO
“I never expected it to happen to me, I told myself, since I received many awards honoring my loyalty and service.”
In his strongest statement condemning Duterte’s repeated cancellation of formal talks yet, Sison said the Filipino people, especially the oppressed and exploited, cannot expect any benefit from negotiating with Duterte’s government, adding the president has broken so many promises related to the peace process.
“Our lawyers have provided and complied with all their supposed requirements.”
“The government must conduct a thorough assessment of the Boracay Island and identify appropriate mitigating measures to address the degrading state of the island.”
“Instead of promoting golden rice, the government must conduct researches on the nutritional values of indigenous vegetables and fruits.”
The workers have faced threats of illegal dismissal, salary deductions, underpaid overtime work of P619 pesos for 12 hours, lack of health insurance, and other inhumane working conditions.
By DEE AYROSO