Philippines

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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PHILIPPINES LAUNCHES ONE BILLION RISING 2019

Published: 29 November 2018 > Philippines

(photo by Philippine Star) On International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women: ONE BILLION RISING 2019 LAUNCHED TO FORGE SOLIDARITY VS ABUSES, ATTACKS AMONG WOMEN Different groups and organizations gathered together early morning today at the Lapu-Lapu Shrine, Rizal Park to commemorate the United Nations’ declaration of November…

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Men Rising! Coca Cola factory workers in Davao City join One Billion Rising 2018

Published: 1 February 2018 > Philippines

By Monique Wilson Men Rising! Coca Cola factory workers in Davao City join One Billion Rising 2018: Rising in Solidarity to end violence against women and girls. Alongside women workers in the country and in many parts around the world, they are contractual and have no job security or benefits…

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Youth Rising Against Fascism in the Philippines

Published: 24 January 2018 > Philippines

By: Gabriela Youth CALL FOR WORKS In line with the upcoming One Billion Rising (OBR) global solidarity campaign, where “billion” came from the UN statistics showing that one in three women will be raped or beaten in her lifetime, Gabriela Youth PUP offers aspiring artists and writers to share their…

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

Published: 4 December 2017 > Philippines

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 > Philippines

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 > Philippines

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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