Philippines

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

OBR for Justice Kidapawan City Philippines

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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Watch: New rising footage just in from the Philippines

18 February 2014 > V-Day > Philippines

Some of the highlights in the One Billion Rising (OBR) 2014 in the Philippines with a march and program at the University of the Philippines in Diliman, Quezon City. Led by One Billion Rising Global Director Monique Wilson and the women’s group Gabriela, joined by typhoon Yolanda/Haiyan survivors, mass organizations…

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Rising: NAGPAYONG HIGH SCHOOL in PASIG City Philippines RISING FOR JUSTICE

17 February 2014 > V-Day > Philippines

Thousands of high school students singing to the music while dancing, screaming “Babae” (woman), then singing the line “Ito na ang ating panahon” (“this is our time”) This is just one of many schools where they rose like this!

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Rising: Payatas dumpsite in Manila

13 February 2014 > V-Day > Philippines

OBR Payatas 2[8]

One Billion Rising for Justice at Payatas dumpsite. Dancing with women scavengers and people from the community who live on and around the dumpsite. They are Rising! RISING AGAINST POVERTY. RISING AGAINST STATE NEGLECT. RISING AGAINST VIOLENCE. RISING FOR WOMEN TO HAVE HUMANE AND DIGNIFIED WORK.

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Rising: Comfort women in the Philippines

13 February 2014 > V-Day > Philippines

comfort women 2014

Comfort women of the Philippines rising for justice outside the Japanese embassy. Their justice demands: Public apology Just compensation Historical inclusion No more wars of aggression that will create a new generation of comfort women.

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WAtch: Monique Wilson on how “One Billion Rising” campaigns for women’s right to feel safe

12 February 2014 > V-Day > Philippines

Watch the wonderful interview in full HERE: One Billion Rising Global Director Monique Wilson was interviewed by Karen Davila on ANC’s “Headstart” morning news.  Monique discusses the structure of One Billion Rising, a self-directed grassroots movement, how we measure success/change/impact and an in-depth look at the risings in the Philippines. From ANC:…

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Watch: NEW One Billion Rising for Justice VIDEO: Philippine high school students Rising

10 February 2014 > V-Day > Philippines

The Association for the Rights of Children in Southeast Asia (ARCSEA) and the Salinlahi Alliance for Children’s Concerns conducted a RISING event on February 7 at the Polytechnic University of the Philippines Laboratory High School. The RISING was joined in by around 700 high school students together with their teachers…

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In the News: One Billion Rising for Justice’ all set on Feb. 14 by JANESS ANN J. ELLAO

10 February 2014 > V-Day > Philippines

Read the original article on Bulatlat.com HERE “Majority of Filipino women have no food, no sustainable jobs, no affordable health care, education, housing and other social services. Women are poorer and hungrier under the administration of President Aquino.” – Gabriela Women’s Party Rep. Luz Ilagan   MANILA — Women’s groups announced…

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