Tags: Gabriela Women’s Party

By INA ALLECO R. SILVERIO
“The RH bill is about women’s access to healthcare, the right to informed choice. This is not an issue of population control or a question of religion or faith. Lawmakers, as well as the rest of the Filipino people, should focus on the state of women and children’s ‘un-health’, and this should be the primary consideration when lawmakers cast their vote to end debates and interpellation on August 7.” – Rep. Luz Ilagan, Gabriela Women’s party

By INA ALLECO R. SILVERIO Bulatlat.com MANILA — It’s a sure sign that national elections are just around the corner: the Benigno Aquino III government is calling for a P6-billion ($139.5-m).increase in the budget for the controversial conditional cash transfer program (CCT). Gabriela Women’s Party Rep. Emmi de Jesus said it’s impossible not to link…

By INA ALLECO R. SILVERIO Bulatlat.com Manila – A lawmaker and a labor center are protesting against the Department of Labor and Employment’s (DOLE) call to licensed nurses, nursing graduates, and other jobseekers with healthcare backgrounds to consider the array of non-clinical, yet, medical-related job opportunities as alternate careers in the healthcare industry. DOLE secretary…

By INA ALLECO R. SILVERIO
“Sins against Filipino women are being committed on a daily basis.”

By INA ALLECO R. SILVERIO Bulatlat.com MANILA – Gabriela Women’s Partylist representative Luzviminda Ilagan recently visited New People’s Army (NPA) hor de combat Vanessa Delos Reyes who is currently detained in the Southern Philippines Medical Center (SPMC). The lawmaker pressed for Delos Reyes’ immediate release on humanitarian grounds. Hors de combat is a French term…

By ANNE MARXZE D. UMIL
“We cannot deny the reality that there are marriages that turn sour. There are marriages that are abusive, even violent and there are bigamous marriages. We need to address this reality and give couples in these failed marriages the option of divorce.” – GWP Rep. Luzviminda Ilagan