The Filipino women and the people face a dark era with the three branches of government throwing their support to the declaration of the Mindanao-wide martial law, which has only wrought destruction in Marawi and enabled worse military-sponsored rights violations across Mindanao.
On Philippine-US Friendship day, Gabriela Women's Partylist urged Duterte anew to pursue his independent foreign policy and sever one-sided ties with the US.
“President Duterte has chosen to place peace saboteurs near the negotiating table by appointing in his first year 59 retired military and police officers to the Cabinet and other key government positions – officers who are not interested in socio-economic reforms at all.”
Gabriela Women’s Party today joined thousands who took to the streets, challenging president Duterte to take huge strides in fulfilling campaign promises that will benefit the poor and marginalized and reverse anti-poor and anti-people policy pronouncements that taints his administration’s human
Gabriela Women’s Party (GWP) Rep. Arlene Brosas on Thursday warned of much higher prices of rice due to “unlimited rice importation” as the country’s quantitative restrictions on rice imports expire on June 30.
Gabriela Women’s Party (GWP) stands by its account of women in Marawi City who complained of rape threats from members of the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP). It was GWP Rep.
Gabriela Women’s Party (GWP) Rep. Arlene Brosas on Friday raised an alarm over stories on government troops who threatened to rape women if they don’t leave Marawi City amid President Duterte’s rape joke and with the Mindanao-wide martial law in effect.
Gabriela Women’s Party (GWP) other Makabayan bloc party-lists have filed a House resolution seeking an inquiry on the Marawi crisis, saying heads must roll over the mass displacement of Maranao families currently cramped in evacuation centers amid the Mindanao-wide martial law declaration.
President Duterte should order an end to airstrikes and lift the martial law declaration in Mindanao following his recent apology to residents of Marawi City, according to Gabriela Women’s Party Rep. Arlene Brosas.
House Committee on Overseas Workers’ Affairs acting chair and Gabriela Women’s Party Rep.