This year’s OBR Philippine campaign is a virtual indictment of President Aquino, whose regime was marked by increased poverty, absence of state accountability, and an escalation of violence against women.
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“How much of this amount was allocated to exert efforts to save the life of Mary Jane Veloso?”
A rape victim overcomes her suffering to lead a movement to end all forms of violence against women across the globe. By ANNE MARXZE D. UMIL Bulatlat.com MANILA – In a conservative society like the Philippines, victims of violence hide under a cloak of silence, afraid to be stigmatized. But one’s suffering could be transformed…
“I stand in total solidarity for you here, 100 percent. I came from India and there are thousands of people who are also rising, as they are in Taiwan, Singapore, in the US… We have to power now and take back this planet because it belongs to all of us!” – Eve Ensler
By JANESS ANN J. ELLAO
Aside from gender-based forms of violence, Gabriela also highlighted economic deprivation and political persecution as forms of violence against women.