Philippines

RISING COMMUNITY GARDEN, PHILIPPINES

Published: 8 February 2021 > Philippines

On Sunday, February 7th, as a lead up event to their main OBR Philippines event on February 14 (where strict observation of covid safety protocols of mask wearing and social distancing will be implemented) – community women in Marikina City – led by Gabriela – held a One Billion Rising…

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OBR Philippines: Rising gardens! Growing resistance!

Published: 4 February 2021 > Philippines

Shared by Joan Salvador (Gabriela –  OBR Southeast Asia coordinators/ OBR Philippines coordinators) OBR Philippines 2021 will be organized amid the worsening health, economic, and political crisis. The risings in communities, offices, at home, workplaces will highlight the issues that women and their communities have faced and continue to face during the…

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MINDANAO, PHILIPPINES – OBR RISING GARDENS REGIONAL LAUNCH

Published: 3 December 2020 > Philippines

The Union of People’s Lawyers in Mindanao in collaboration with Lunâ Legal Resource Center for Women and Children will be holding an online forum on the Impact of the COVID-19 Pandemic to Violence Against Women. As the world faces the unprecedented challenges of the COVID-19 Pandemic, it has not only…

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INDIGENOUS WOMEN RISING – OBR 2021 LAUNCH – PHILIPPINES

Published: 24 November 2020 > Philippines

(Sharing from Bai Indigenous Women’s Network – long time OBR coordinators and organisers of Indigenous Risings since 2013 in the Philippines) OBR Indigenous Women Rising – Rising for Mother Earth November 18, 2020 A Rising online event with speakers, including Indigenous women leaders/ human rights defenders and OBR Global Director…

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ONE BILLION RISING 2021 LAUNCHES IN THE PHILIPPINES ON NATIONAL DAY OF WOMEN’S PROTEST

Published: 30 October 2020 > Philippines

October 28th in the Philippine is National Women’s Day of Protest, a historic event in 1983 that saw 10,000 women marching on the streets to demand democracy and rights amid the devastation brought of the Marcos dictatorship. Inspired by women’s show of unity and strength in the face of repression,…

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ONE BILLION RISING STATEMENT IN SUPPORT OF CORA AGOVIDA, GABRIELA MANILA CHAIRPERSON/ONE BILLION RISING (OBR) ACTIVIST AND ALL WOMEN HUMAN RIGHTS DEFENDERS IN THE PHILIPPINES

Published: 5 November 2019 > Philippines

STATEMENT One Billion Rising stands in solidarity with GABRIELA and all activists in the midst of the recent spate of attacks against human rights in the Philippines. We condemn the illegal arrest of Cora Agovida, GABRIELA Manila Chairperson and fellow One Billion Rising (OBR) activist. At 5:00 am on October…

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Marikina City Philippines Rising Today

Published: 10 February 2019 > Philippines

Women, children and allies in Marikina City, Philippines danced to #1billionrising against all forms of abuse earlier this morning. #LabananAngAbuso #37Gabriela #1billionrising #RiseResistUnite #RiseInSolidarity

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Youth Rising: Manila, Philippines

Published: 1 February 2019 > Philippines

Sent in by: Gabriela Youth THE BIGGEST DANCE PROTEST IS HERE! As we come into our 7th year of One Billion Rising, we are faced with bigger challenges. Along with physical and emotional abuses that women suffer, we must look at the systemic violence in economic, political, socio-cultural, environmental spheres…

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FILIPINO WOMEN RISING: HUNDREDS OF FILIPINO WOMEN MARCH AND RISE AGAINST POVERTY AND REPRESSION

Published: 23 January 2019 > Philippines

Women leaders from various regions in the Philippines marched in Manila last January 18th under the banner of women’s groups GABRIELA and Gabriela Women’s Party in a protest action that highlights various issues that Filipino women are facing this year. This is the first big women’s protest action for 2019…

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Gabriela Women’s March Action in The Philippines

Published: 21 January 2019 > Philippines

Gabriela/ One Billion Rising Philippines solidarity action with the Women’s March on 18 January began the countdown towards One Billion Rising on 14 Feb and towards International Women’s Day on 8 March. Rising Against Poverty and Repression. Rising Against Duterte’s Macho-Facism. Rising For Women’s Human Rights. Rising Against Neo-Liberalism.

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