Category: Women & Children

BY Bulatlat.com Posted 2:30 p.m., Dec. 14, 2006 Representatives of various women’s groups and other women personalities gathered in a press conference at Quezon City, Dec. 15, to register their participation in the mounting protests against the government’s moves to amend the Constitution. At the conference, the women leaders signed a cloth bearing the call…

BY ALEXANDER MARTIN REMOLLINO Bulatlat.com Posted 8:55 p.m., Dec. 3, 2006 “Ensuring justice for our aggrieved fellow Filipino should come first before what President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo perceives as good relations between the Philippines and the U.S.” This was what Joan Salvador, chairperson of GABRIELA Youth, told reporters on the eve of the promulgation of the…

BY Bulatlat.com Posted 2:45 p.m., Dec. 4, 2006 After more than a year of Nicole’s ordeal, Judge Benjamin Pozon of Branch 139 of the Makati Regional Trial Court found Lance Corporal Daniel Smith guilty of raping Nicole; sentenced him to reclusion perpetua; and committed him temporarily to the Makati City Jail while waiting for the…

BY ALEXANDER MARTIN REMOLLINO Bulatlat.com Posted 6:25 p.m., Dec. 4, 2006 The victory is only partial, as the decision falls short of what the verdict should have been. This was how the leaders of the militant groups that rallied outside the Makati Regional Trial Court today described Judge Benjamin Pozon’s decision on the Subic rape…

Nicole’s case is not just rape. It is also a case against the presence of U.S. troops in the country, a violation of our sovereignty. It is not only Nicole’s dignity which has been violated. The Filipino people’s dignity is also trampled upon whenever U.S. troops conduct military exercises in our country; participate in combat…

Nicole’s case is not just rape. It is also a case against the presence of U.S. troops in the country, a violation of our sovereignty. It is not only Nicole’s dignity which has been violated. The Filipino people’s dignity is also trampled upon whenever U.S. troops conduct military exercises in our country; participate in combat…

Restoring feminism’s emancipatory project would require a solid comprehension of the basic operations of the global economic order, first of all, and how it is relations of production that underpin nation, race, and gender. Without this, the international division of labor that has engendered vast class, racial and national divisions among women will remain concealed…