In commemoration of the Hacienda Luisita massacre, Gabriela Women's Party joins today's activities at the Azucarera Central Luisita the very spot where 7 martyrs of the peasant struggle where brutally slaughtered by the Cojuanco landlord family and its henchmen in the Armed Forces of the Philippines and the Philippine National Police.

Women’s partylist group Gabriela today joined children’s rights advocates and Makabayan solons in condemning the vilification and harassment of Lumad schools operated by the Center for Lumad Advocacy and Services (CLANS) in Palimbang, Sultan Kudarat.

9 November 2016 - Women’s partylist group Gabriela has expressed its condemnation of the Supreme Court Decision to allow the burial of the late dictator, Ferdinand Marcos at the Libingan ng mga Bayani as a desecration of the people’s uprising at EDSA that led to Marcos’ ouster in 1986.

8 November 2016 - Gabriela Women's Party today said President Rodrigo Duterte should stand firm against US military intervention and foil the holding of the PH-US Balikatan joint military exercises. The sectoral women's party slammed Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana recommendations to reverse Duterte's earlier pronouncement to cancel next year's Balikatan.

3 November 2016 - Gabriela Women’s Party came out in support of President Rodrigo Duterte’s disapproval of nuclear energy, and proposed instead a repeal of the Emergency Power Industry Reform Act to bring down power costs.

“Lubhang mapanganib ang radioactive wastes na produkto ng nuclear energy sa kalusugan ng kababaihan at bata at walang katapusang gastos para sa pag-iimbak nito. Tandaan natin na malawak na lupaing sakahan at residensyal ang hindi na matirahan ng tao o hayop nang sumabog ang mga plantang nukleyar sa Chernobyl at Fukushima,” Gabriela Rep. Emmi De Jesus.

In time for the 33rd year of the National Filipino Women’s day of Protest, members of Gabriela Women’s Party trooped today to the US Embassy to once more call for the exit of US troops in the country and once more reverberate the call for an independent foreign policy.

Gabriela Women’s Party marched today with national minorities to the US embassy to once more assert the call for an end to US intervention and an end to all military agreements between the United States and the Philippines. They expressed support for an independent foreign policy repeatedly verbalized by President Rodrigo Duterte.

Gabriela Women’s Party today expressed its support for President Duterte’s thrust to end the exodus of Filipino workers as it joined Migrante International in launching the Justice for Irma movement, an alliance of migrant advocates seeking a resolution on the unjust death of overseas Filipino worker Irma Jotojot. Speaking before the Filipino community in Japan, Duterte said he wants this generation to be the last of human resource exports.

25 October 2016 - Gabriela partylist solons asked President Rodrigo Duterte to take the opportunity opened by his three-day state visit to Japan in helping fulfill the demands of the wartime sex slaves known as comfort women.

Rep. Emmi De Jesus said that Duterte must express his strong-willed drive for independent foreign policy by asserting the legitimate demand to address neglected issues left by the Japanese invasion of Asia just as the Philippines leader repeatedly recalled the atrocities committed by American forces in the past century of occupation.

25 October 2016 - Gabriela partylist solons asked President Rodrigo Duterte to take the opportunity opened by his three-day state visit to Japan in helping fulfill the demands of the wartime sex slaves known as comfort women.

Rep. Emmi De Jesus said that Duterte must express his strong-willed drive for independent foreign policy by asserting the legitimate demand to address neglected issues left by the Japanese invasion of Asia just as the Philippines leader repeatedly recalled the atrocities committed by American forces in the past century of occupation.

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