A newly-married couple joined the One Billion Rising yesterday, Feb. 16, at the Rajah Sulayman Park in Manila.
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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.”
“After being victims of Japanese war crimes, comfort women are now being made victims of historical distortion.”
“Impunity exists because social structures that should ensure the protection of women and children from violence do more harm by being indifferent and even anti-women.”
“How much of this amount was allocated to exert efforts to save the life of Mary Jane Veloso?”