Category: Photo

Feature photo exhibitions and slideshows from activities of Focus on the Global South.

Photos from  the National Conference on Food Sovereignty, held on the occasion of World Food Day.     Panorama photo of the finished mural Photo credit: Cheryl Polutan, LILAK (Purple Action for Indigenous Peoples’ Rights)

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  Bali, Indonesia – International Financial Institutions led by the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and the World Bank Group (WBG) have long touted infrastructure development as a mark of progress. However, these projects have negatively impacted poor communities who do not reap the benefits …

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On Extractivism   Cooptation of Judiciary System, Corporate and International Financial Institutions’ Impunity

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  Bali, Indonesia – Focus on the Global South this week joins delegates from local, national, regional and international people’s movements and NGOs for the “World Without Banks” series of activities protesting the World Band and International Monetary Fund (WB-IMF) meetings. Assemblies, public …

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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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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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  Manila, Philippines — As dark clouds loomed on the horizon, various sectoral groups belonging to In Defense of Human Rights and Dignity movement (IDEFEND) prepared to march towards Congress this morning on the occassion of Duterte’s second State of the Nation Address (SONA). 2017 July 24. Th …

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Activists from around the globe are sending their messages of support and solidarity to Pablo Solon, who is being persecuted by the Bolivian government for his criticism of the mega-projects, El Bala and Chepete, in the Amazonian region. Solon and Rafael Archondo, a well-known journalist, are facing …

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  Banners in hand, feeling hungry but  resolute, the farmers marched from Bataan to the Department of Agrarian Reform (DAR) in Quezon City. Their voices sounding tired but  marked with incredible conviction. Their demands:: agrarian reform and justice. They ask that the government intervene to …

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An all women protest led by Philwomen on ASEAN was held today in Manila on the opening of the 30th ASEAN Summit. The protestors raised human rights concerns and held ASEAN governments accountable for the domino effect on women’s rights and people’s rights of the pursuits of neoliberal economic polic …

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