Speeches

Privilege Speech: Continue the fight to save Mary jane Veloso; Save our OFWs in Death Row!

Mon, 05/04/2015 - 17:50 -- gwp_prop

Mr. Speaker, I rise on a question of collective and personal privilege to give thanks to the Filipino people who stood behind Mary Jane Veloso and to reflect on the actions of our government which many Filipinos, especially OFWs, have found wanting even as it now basks in the front pages in grabbing credit for the reprieve that Mary Jane got from the Indonesian government.

Privilege Speech: Resume the House investigation on the Mamasapano incident now!

Mon, 02/23/2015 - 18:28 -- gwp_prop

Mr. Speaker, I rise on a question of collective and personal privilege to add the women’s voice to the growing clamor for truth and accountability in the Mamasapano Incident. And when I say that the women in this country want truth and accountability, I mean that they want the House investigation on the Mamasapano Incident to resume with a sense of urgency, without ifs and buts.

PRIVILEGE SPEECH - Uphold the dignity of working women

Mon, 02/16/2015 - 16:03 -- gwp_prop

PRIVILEGE SPEECH by Representative Emmi De Jesus
Gabriela Women’s Party
16 Pebrero 2015

Isulong ang Dignidad ng Kababaihang Manggagawa

Noong nakaraang Sabado, ang One Billion Rising program sa Pilipinas ay naging pambungad na aktibidad ng GABRIELA Alliance at Gabriela Women’s Party para sa darating na Marso 8, ang International Women’s Day. Ito ang pandaigdigang kampanya laban sa karahasan at pang-aabuso sa kababaihan na nilalahukan ng mahigit 200 bansa.

PRIVILEGE SPEECH: Gabriela Women's Party on the 25th Anniversary of the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child

Mon, 11/24/2014 - 00:00 -- gwp_prop

PRIVILEGE SPEECH
November 24, 2014
Representative Emmi A. De Jesus
Gabriela Women’s Party

Nagdiwang ng ika-25 kaarawan ang United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child UNCRC noong Nobyembre 20. Ilan sa mga payak na pag-alaala natin dito sa Kamara ay kinabilangan ng mga simbolikong pagsaludo sa kabayanihan ng mga kabataan at sa mga tagapagtanggol ng kanilang mga karapatang nakalista sa UNCRC.

Manifestation on the quest for justice for Jennifer Laude, murder victim and other victims of violence bred by presence of American troops and military bases in the Philippines

Mon, 10/20/2014 - 10:58 -- gwp_prop

Rep. Emmi De Jesus, Gabriela Women’s Party
20 October 2014

I stand before this Congress as the voice of women that is overly concerned by the continued sway of the Visiting Forces agreement and other one-sided pacts and treaties such as the Enhanced Defense Cooperation Agreement. These agreements cannot be divorces from issues ensuing from social costs especially violence against women.

MANIPESTASYON SA PAGHINGI NG KATARUNGAN SA PAGPASLANG KAY JENNIFER LAUDE AT IBA PANG BIKTIMA NG KARAHASAN DALA NG PANANATILI NG TROPA AT BASE MILITAR NG AMERIKA SA BANSA

Mon, 10/20/2014 - 10:58 -- gwp_prop

MANIPESTASYON SA PAGHINGI NG KATARUNGAN SA PAGPASLANG KAY JENNIFER LAUDE AT IBA PANG BIKTIMA NG KARAHASAN DALA NG PANANATILI NG TROPA AT BASE MILITAR NG AMERIKA SA BANSA

Rep. Emmi De Jesus, Gabriela Women’s Party
20 Oktubre 2014

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