Philippines

RISE, RESIST AND UNITE FOR ONE BILLION RISING ACTIVISTS IN THE PHILIPPINES KILLED BY THE STATE

Published: 4 December 2017 > V-Day > Philippines

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Jo Lapira, OBR activist, youth leader and Gabriela Youth Officer – one of the women brutally murdered by state forces in the Philippines last November 28th. Photo taken at the OBR Manila Rising event last February 14, 2017 One Billion Rising global activists Rise In Solidarity for women’s rights defenders…

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“INDIGENOUS PEOPLE RISING IN THE PHILIPPINES” Update from Kakay Tolentino, OBR Organizer and BAI Indigenous Women’s Network National Coordinator

Published: 21 June 2017 > V-Day > Philippines

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INDIGENOUS PEOPLE RISING IN THE PHILIPPINES By: Kakay Tolentino National Coordinator – BAI Indigenous Women’s Network OBR Organizers / Philippines Last April 27th, the Indigenous Mangyan peoples held a One Billion Rising against Mining. They danced and rose against the National Greening Project that widely land grabs the ancestral lands…

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#RiseInSolidarity Philippines Rising In Solidarity

Published: 11 February 2017 > V-Day > Philippines

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MANILA OBR FLASHMOB PRESS GATHERING: 9 February 2017 Salesladies, caregivers, students, child rights advocates staged a flash dance at a popular shopping mall to usher in the #1BillionRising Revolution global uprisings that will peak on 14 February, V-Day to reaffirm the fight against fascism, imperialism, and neoliberal economic policies and…

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

Published: 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

Published: 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

Published: 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

Published: 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”

Published: 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

Published: 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

Published: 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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