Category: Women

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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“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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Hundreds of representatives of social movements from across the world converged in Geneva to challenge corporate power and reclaim people’s sovereignty. Dubbed as the “People’s Week of Mobilizations, the Global Campaign to Dismantle Corporate Power, Reclaim People’s Sovereignty and Stop Corpora …

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According to data compiled by the Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO), enough food is produced in the world to feed everyone and yet, over 800 million people suffer from hunger, 60 % of who are women (). The 2017 report on The State of Food Insecurity and Nutrition in the World shows that world …

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This booklet is intended to serve as a basic background resource for grassroots groups, to make links between gender and agroecology, and to understand agroecology’s potential to address gender inequalities.Agroecology is fast growing as a social movement around the world today. It is showing real p …

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While in Ecuador this month, Mary Ann Manahan from the Philippines team gave a radio interview to Pressenza Internacional En La Oreja. Click here to hear the interview in Spanish, or read the transcript below in English. Interview Transcript Brief about the politics in the Philippines and Southeast …

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