For the Moro people, the Jabidah Massacre was just one of the atrocities committed against them that remains unaccounted for.
Category: Women & Children
From being a victim to becoming a migrant women’s rights advocate
Erwiana’s story was among the many stories of domestic workers who, despite the impact of abuse on her – physically and emotionally, have risen up again and worked for the welfare of fellow migrant workers.
‘Together we are stronger’ – Indonesian women migrant workers
“We face the same problem. We don’t want women in this situation. We had to help each other because together we are stronger.”
On Women’s Day, progressives want dignified work, access to social services
“This year’s International Working Women’s Day is a challenge for us to push these issues front and center, to confront the Marcos administration to address our demands as working women.”
Filipino women rise for freedom
This year, the OBR is celebrating its 10th year of putting a spotlight on plight of women all over the world. Here, One Billion Rising Philippines collaborated with the local government of Quezon City, women’s group Gabriela and Gabriela Women’s Partylist.
Women’s group calls for justice for slain Filipina migrant worker and model
Women’s group Gabriela condemned the recent reports of violence against women, including the death of another overseas Filipino worker in Kuwait.
2 pregnant red fighters still missing, says women’s group
NPA fighters Aurily Havana and Jennifer Binungkasan were allegedly abducted by members of the 402nd Infantry Brigade last November 3, 2022, in Barangay Libertad, Butuan City.
Cops disrupt gift-giving program for children in Manila
Their initiative was able to provide Christmas gifts, toys, modules, clothes, and ready-to-eat food for more than 100 affected children.
‘Loving God is loving the poor’ | RMP to continue serving marginalized communities amid relentless attacks
The sisters saw the need for medical assistance in rural communities and this led them to start community-based health programs. With the help of RMP’s partner health organizations and professionals, such as the Council for Health and Development, local community health workers in rural areas were trained to manage their own health programs, prepare herbal medicine, and teach alternative treatment like acupuncture and massage.
Clergywoman slapped with trumped-up charges for standing with the indigenous peoples
“She was also actively involved in many relief and rehabilitation programs for the most vulnerable communities and people in Mindoro. She supported and collaborated with the ecumenical organizations in advancing human rights advocacy, and offered sanctuary to those fleeing from violence and attacks.”
Advocate dedicates her energy and time for the indigenous peoples amid harassment
“I never wanted to get rich or get famous. I want a meaningful life, that’s why I became an activist.”