Chains are coming to Congress, literally.
Gabriela Women's Party today said the Department of Justice’ (DOJ) laudable dismissal of trumped up charges of kidnapping and serious illegal detention of more than 700 Lumads against 15 human rights advocates should now set the trend of junking all trumped up charges against all political p
We are dismayed and extremely disappointed at the Supreme Court’s dismissal of plunder charges against former President Arroyo and her consequent release from detention.
15 July 2016-- Gabriela Women’s Party Representatives Emmi De Jesus and Arlene Brosas today expressed alarm at the trend of killings and the reported theft and sexual harassment of suspected drug users and traffickers as the Philippine National Police steps up its anti-drug campaign.
“May puso para sa mga babaeng naabuso.” This was how Gabriela Women’s Party counsel Minerva Lopez and former Eat Bulaga talent Ms. Sugar Mercado described the Duterte leadership as they brought their appeals for justice at Malacanang.
11 July 2016 - Propelled by the inaction of the Commission on Elections on its petition for corrective action on the poll body’s omission of declaring its third partylist seat in Congress, the Gabriela Women’s Party today elevates the struggle to the Supreme Court in the hopes of getting nominee
7 July 2016 - Gabriela Women’s Party stands pat on its position against all moves to increase the age of criminal liability.
5 July 2016 - The militant partylist alliance Makabayan Coalition staged a rally before the Commission on Elections main office in Intramuros, Manila today to protest delays of the poll body on the petition to grant the third seat to Gabriela Women's Party third nominee Bai Ali Indayla.
1 July 2016 - Fearing the rise of a new generation of Asian comfort women sexually enslaved by marauding armies, newly elected Gabriela congresswoman Arlene Brosas eyes asking the Department of Foreign Affairs to decisively halt the trafficking of Filipinas in "juicy bars" in South Kore
Women's partylist group Gabriela today reminded the incoming administration to also purge police and military ranks of rapists, abusers and sex offenders.