Tags: Gabriela Women’s Party

By ANNE MARXZE D. UMIL
Data from the Gabriela Women’s Party show that there is one death every two hours due to complications during pregnancy. Eleven women are dying everyday. Gabriela’s landmark bill can provide much needed relief to poverty-stricken women and their families by ensuring full access to health services.

NEWS RELEASE 28 March 2011 MANILA — Women’s group GABRIELA slams the enactment of an ordinance in seven barangays of Bataan that prohibits sale of contraceptives and allows only Catholic Church approved “natural” family planning methods, calling it “dangerous and ridiculous.” “The ordinance is dangerous. It will have devastating effects on Filipino women’s already deteriorating…

By INA ALLECO R. SILVERIO Bulatlat.com MANILA — Gabriela Women’s Party Representative Luz Ilagan expressed disappointment after Malacañang reently announced that it is excluding the Reproductive Health Bill from the list of priority bills for 2011 because it does not fall under the category of disasters. Presidential Spokesperson Edwin Lacierda on February 7 said Malacañang…

Press Release “Perhaps it is not easy to cross the second richest Filipino taipan. But I wonder what P-noy thinks is at stake for him if he, being the President of the Philippines, compels Lucio Tan to respect the Constutionally mandated obligation to “protect the rights of the workers and promote their welfare,” said Gabriela…

Press Release Gabriela Women’s Party Rep.Luz Ilagan early today (Tuesday) paid a visit to one of the Morong detainees, Judilyn Oliveros at the Philippine General Hospital where Oliveros is currently recovering and still under observation for possible complications out of her delivery. The lady solon checked on Oliveros’ condition while she also heard the young…

“AES stands for Automated Elections Sabotage,” declared Gabriela Women’s Party Representative Luzviminda Ilagan, referring to the technical foul-ups during COMELEC tests of the PCOS machines a mere four days before elections. “It is beyond incompetence. It cannot even be described as simple failure of technology. After COMELEC’s super-confident proclamation that it was all systems go…

By ZOFIA LEAL Bulatlat.com MANILA – Three local candidates in Ilocos Norte province received letters from anonymous sender last March 24 demonizing Makabayan party senatorial candidates Satur Ocampo and Liza Maza and progressive party list groups. The letter branded Ocampo as a “butcher and murderer” in the Southern Tagalog and Bicol regions for allegedly leading…

News Release 27 March 2010 The militant women’s group GABRIELA expressed disgust over the proliferation of fake party lists in this coming May elections. “It is bad enough that the interests of the Filipino masses have long been ignored by a government historically dominated by the ruling class. Now, fake party lists con marginalized sectors…