“Across the planet, the majority of front line workers, health care workers, home care workers, domestic workers, and farmworkers are women. Like the Earth, they are the least valued and protected,”
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“Duterte ignored the calls of farmers to put a stop to the rice liberalization law, when its dreadful impacts on our livelihoods is very much evident, affecting consumers, government workers, small rice traders, and workers.”
Ora et Labora also pushes us to engage, take action, get out of our comfort zones and be in solidarity with movements that uphold human rights, women’s rights, children’s rights, and rights of those with diverse orientation.”
A newly-married couple joined the One Billion Rising yesterday, Feb. 16, at the Rajah Sulayman Park in Manila.
Now on its seventh year, Filipino women’s rights advocates once again took the streets of Manila to dance and protest the misogyny and rising tyranny in the country.
MANILA — Hundreds of women from different organizations gathered on Sunday morning, Nov. 25 to formally launch One Billion Rising (OBR) 2019 at Luneta Park in Manila. The event’s theme: Babae ako, Lumalaban sa Abuso. Present at the launch was former Bayan Muna Rep. Neri Colmenares who expressed continuing solidarity in eliminating violence against women.…
“We are rising and resisting against our own President who doesn’t seem to know how to respect women’s vaginas.”
“We women have proven our worth and power in different levels, by joining forces with the numerous struggling masses.”
Social Welfare Sec. Judy Taguiwalo during the One Billion Rising 2017 on Feb. 14 in Liwasang Bonifacio, Manila. In this video, Taguiwalo talked about her agency’s role in fighting violence against women and the importance of the resumption of peace talks between the Government of the Philippines and National Democratic Front of the Philippines.…
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“Raise our arms to the sky, Gabrielas with no fear, no fear…”
“We will continue to rise, not only up to the International Women’s Day on March 8, but througout the whole year or even longer, as long as the government does not hear our demands.”