At the hearing on the impact of the global financial crisis at the House Committees on Economic Affairs and Banks today, Gabriela Women's Party Representative Liza Maza said Social Security System chief Romulo Neri should explain the use of the P12.5B funds of the SSS for the economic stimulus p

Gabriela Women’s Party on Monday urged the House of Representatives to investigate where the P250 million OWWA fund set aside last year for OFWs affected by the global financial crisis went.

Gabriela Women's Party Representative Liza Maza today said that SSS chief Romulo Neri's authority to commit Social Security System (SSS) funds for the Malacanang's P300 billion economic stimulus package is questionable.

"Increasing the price of LPG due to higher acquisition costs and supply tightness is a lame excuse by Shell and Petron. Indeed, this is another burden passed on to the poor Filipino families who have always put up with the brunt of this crisis," said Gabriela Women's Party Rep. Liza Maza.

Gabriela Women's Party Secretary General Cristina Palabay today expressed alarm over the controversial suspension of four Quezon City Science High School (QCSHS) students for a blog they wrote about their school administration and the closure of QCSHS' school publications, The Electron and The B

Gabriela Women’s Party fervently denounces the intensified US-backed Israel war of aggression in Gaza that has resulted to the genocide of the Palestinians, massive human rights violations, and destruction of livelihood and properties.

Gabriela Women’s Party on Thursday joined the voices condemning themassacre of women and children in Gaza and called for an immediate endto the US-backed Israeli war of aggression in the 360-square-kilometerstrip.

“The presence of US military troops guarantees the rise in the number of human rights violations in civilian communities where they are deployed.”

Gabriela Women's Party Representative Liza Maza today said proposals to impose drug tests in schools are illegal and unconstitutional and may pose an additional burden to parents and students.

Gabriela Women’s Party Rep. Luz Ilagan finds no reason for the continued implementation of the bogus Comprehensive Agrarian Reform Program, which, “instead of emancipating farmers from their impoverished condition has only condemned them into a lifetime of bondage and poverty”.

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