Gabriela Women’s Party Representative Luz Ilagan led today the inauguration of the Gabriela Silang Shelter, a One-Stop Crisis Center, at the Southern Philippines Medical Center in Davao City.
The project funded through the women’s partylist group’s priority development assistance fund and supported by the city government led by Mayor Sara Duterte will cater to women and children victims of violence.
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PARTY-LIST lawmakers are pushing for the passage of a measure seeking to provide maternity leave benefits to unmarried pregnant women in government service.
In filing House Bill 4684, the party-lists Bayan Muna, Gabriela, Anakpawis, Yacap and Kabataan are clamoring for the removal of discrimination against unmarried women government workers.
Under the measure, unmarried government women employees should also be entitled to maternity leave and other benefits provided by the Government Service Insurance System.
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DAVAO CITY, Philippines—Women from various walks of life expressed their outrage over the gruesome death that befell their fellow women in what is now called by authorities as the Maguindanao Massacre. read more »
Di lang si Senador Noynoy Aquino ang nagkapuliki sa pagbalanse sa iyang saad pagbanhaw sa kaligdong sa pamolitika sa nasud ug sa panginahanglan sa tabang sa tang-an nga mga politiko aron pagtino sa iyang kadaogan sa umaabot nga piniliay. Hapit ang tanang kandidato pagka presidente ug ang ilang politikanhong mga partido gipanglabdan sa ilang ulo pagpatigbabaw sa iyang gisaad nga kausaban ug ang mas dinalian nga panginahanglan sa pagbanos sa Malakanyang. read more »
DAVAO CITY – While giant oil firms and the Malacañang are on a staged war over Executive Order 839, which ordered a selective oil price freeze in aid of the typhoon Ondoy and Pepeng victims in Luzon, public transport sector and urban poor communities here said there is no looming oil shortage, only less superprofits for the oil cartel. read more »
CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY, Philippines—Militants in Lanao del Norte said the raid on their office in Iligan City on Nov. 5 by unidentified men could be part of the military’s surveillance operations against leftists. read more »
Posible umanong nagkaroon na ng “shady deals” sa pagitan ni dating Zamboanga del Norte Rep. Romeo Jalosjos at ng Malacañang para mabigyan ito ng absolute pardon at makatakbo sa susunod na eleksyon. read more »
CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY -- Armed with flaglets in red, yellow, blue and white colors and not placards and posters, progressive activists numbering close to two thousand are gathered today at the Bulua Gym chanting “Pilipino Para sa Pagbabago! Pagbabago para sa Pilipino!” read more »