Tags: International Women’s Day

PRESS RELEASE March 1, 2010 Gabriela Women’s Party-Southern Tagalog (GWP-ST) joins the rest of the nation in the weeklong campaign to welcome the celebration of the 100th International Women’s Day on March 8.  A nationally coordinated kick off caravan was held in various parts of the region on March 1 spreading the theme: “Kababaihan, Magkaisa…

It has been 152 years since the historic March 8 march of women workers in New York to protest against inhumane working conditions and low wages. It has been 101 years since 15,000 women marched in the streets of New York for “Bread and Roses”: for economic security and a better quality of life. Likewise,…