Category: Women

  What are some of the challenges faced by women in agriculture in India? What are the possible ways out of the agrarian crisis, that is hurting women farmers and agricultural workers the hardest? This video provides a glimpse of the panel discussion was organised by Focus on the Global South, …

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Focus Policy Review on the Progressive Agenda in the 2019 Elections and Beyond This issue of the Focus Policy Review explores how the Duterte administration responded to key issues through its policies and action points. These responses, which in a nutshell are very neoliberal and authoritarian, fal …

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Focus on the Global South (Focus) will launch its Focus Policy Review 2019, “Critical Junction: Derailing or Accelerating the Dictatorship Express” DATE : Friday, 12 April 2019, from 12:00 PM to 6:00 PM VENUE: Max’s Restaurant, Quezon City Memorial Circle, Diliman, QC The FPR is a biennial publicati …

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Press Release: Indigenous women’s action for Women’s Day “Ang lupa ay ginawa hindi para lunurin sa tubig. (Land was not created to be drowned in water)”. 8 March 2019, Quezon City – This is a line in the song sang in Dumagat, translated into Filipino, by the indigenous women in front of the building …

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[Twelve trade unions, people’s associations and NGOs are mobilizing today March 8 to put forward this set of seven clear and practical recommendations to the Cambodian government to held address real issues of women workers, as well as help achieve the country’s own goals of gender equality and pove …

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This joint publication with the Worker’s Information Centre and the United Sisterhood Alliance presents a range of critical and pertinent issues in the textile and footwear industry in Cambodia and sheds light the workers’ collective action and perseverance in addressing injustice in the workplace. …

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“I feel unsafe. I always lose things, even clothes. Clothes get stolen when being dried. If we have money to buy good (valuable) things and keep them in the room, we have to be watchful.” While the garment and textile industry remains one of the major sectors contributing to Cambodia’s rapid economi …

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States shall take all appropriate measures to eliminate all forms of discrimination against peasant women and other women working in rural areas in order to ensure, on the basis of equality between men and women, that they fully and equally enjoy all human rights and fundamental freedoms, and that t …

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By Yasmin Ahammad and Clarissa V. Militante In the face of authoritarianism and systemically-rooted patriarchy in Southeast Asian societies, do women who have ascended to powerful government positions really wield power? Has this ‘power’ worked towards defending and protecting women and their rights …

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An online exhibit to commemorate women’s role in food provision on the International Day of Women and in observance of women’s month. To view our online photo exhibition, please click here >>>

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