Philippines

#Rise4Revolution Video: LUMADS – INDIGENOUS PEOPLES OF MINDANAO, PHILIPPINES – ARE RISING FOR REVOLUTION!

6 January 2016 > V-Day > Philippines

Militarization of communities has led to forcible evacuations of Lumads. Their livelihood has been disrupted. Community infrastructure like schools, clinics, collective farms have been destroyed. And anywhere where military are deployed, not only is it the harassment of the communities that escalates – but also specifically violence against women and…

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#Rise4Revolution: YOUTH RISING AT THE UNIVERSITY OF THE PHILIPPINES, BAGUIO CITY

4 January 2016 > V-Day > Philippines

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From Innabuyog Gabriela – the Alliance of Indigenous Women’s Organization in the Cordillera, Philippines: Students from UP Baguio held a One Billion Rising for Revolution event at the closing day of their semester 11 December, 2015 in their annual “Pasiklaban” event where they hold a lantern parade around the campus…

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#Rise4Revolution: OBR Negros Oriental Rising in Dumaguete City, Philippines

4 January 2016 > V-Day > Philippines

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One Billion Rising Dumaguete launched their OBR Revolution 2016 campaign with two events: the first last November – Rising for Mother Earth and Climate Justice. V-Day and OBR Dumaguete have been Rising for the preservation of Mt. Talinis and have been at the forefront of Rising for Mother Earth since…

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#Rise4Revolution & IDEVAW Events: Women Rising Against Displacement, Forced Migration and State Violence by GABRIELA USA

30 November 2015 > V-Day > Philippines

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For Immediate Release November 25, 2015 Contact: Valerie Francisco, GABRIELA USA Chairperson, [email protected] GABRIELA USA Kicks Off 4 Weeks of Actions for IDEVAW (International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women) #IDEVAW2015  #GABRIELAUSA #Rise4Revolution #OBR2016 #IWWD2016 Women activists have marked November 25 as a day to commemorate the Mirabel sisters, political…

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Rise4Revolution: INTERNATIONAL WOMEN’S ALLIANCE Hosts “Women Building Peace, Resisting Militarism, Fascism and Economic Plunder”

11 November 2015 > V-Day > Philippines

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Manila, Philippines 11 November, 2015 Today, the International Women’s Alliance (IWA) – a global alliance of militant grassroots-based women’s organizations, institutions, alliances, networks and individuals held their Second General Assembly in Quezon City, Metro Manila Philippines. IWA members are committed to strengthen international solidarity of women against imperialist crisis and…

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YOUTH RISING in the Philippines: Move To Mob

11 February 2015 > V-Day > Philippines

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Organized by the Center for Women’s Resources (CWR), Gabriela – Youth, and the University Center for Culture and the Arts (UCCA), the campaign called Move to Mobilize to End Violence Against Women or Move to Mob aimed to raise the awareness of young women and men on the issues of…

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INNABUYOG GABRIELA: ONE BILLION RISING REVOLUTION PRESS RELEASE

10 February 2015 > V-Day > Philippines

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Lucban Elementary School Dances for Women and Children’s Rights Anew READ more about this event in the local media Nordis.net available HERE BAGUIO CITY – Around 1,500 gathered including pupils, teachers and parents of Lucban Elementary School along with members of Innabuyog-Gabriela to rise and dance as a symbol of…

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Rising: The Philippine Risings Continue

25 March 2014 > V-Day > Philippines

The movement is growing check out these upcoming risings: MARCH 28: OBR4J Matina Crossing, Davao City (Philippines) – hosted by Gabriela Southern Mindandao Region APRIL 5: OBR4J Mauban City, Quezon (Philippines) – hosted by Gabriela Southern Tagalog APRIL 8: 5th Anniversary of Typhoon Haiyan/Yolanda Rise for Justice against the President…

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Rising: The Philippines continue to rise for justice

5 March 2014 > V-Day > Philippines

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After One Billion Rising for Justice events in Tacloban City last March 1   one of the worst hit cities from the storm- where survivors of the storm Haiyan/ Yolanda, led by the People Surge alliance danced to demand justice for President Aquino’s criminal neglect of the people affected by…

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In the News: One Billion Rising for Justice: A resounding women’s call for justice

19 February 2014 > V-Day > Philippines

The original article can be read online at Pinoy Weekly HERE  One Billion Rising for Justice | A resounding women’s call for justice by Pinoy Weekly Staff Upping the ante in its call to action to end violence against women, this year’s One Billion Rising for Justice (OBR4J) in the Philippines…

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