Women’s partylist group Gabriela today said President Duterte’s Martial Law threats amid unresolved cases of extra judicial killings in the war against drugs creates an atmosphere of impunity and bodes further abuse and brutality from police and military authorities.
House Committee on Poverty Alleviation Chair and Gabriela Women’s Party (GWP) Rep.
13 DECEMBER 2016-- Gabriela Women’s Party, together with Migrante International and migrant workers from Saudi Arabia, today filed a resolution at the House of Representatives seeking an inquiry into the efforts of the Philippine Government, in particular the Department of Foreign Affairs and the
Partylist Gabriela Women’s Party on Monday (Dec. 12) expressed its strong opposition to the “no endo, no strike” compromise being mulled by the House Committee on Labor and Employment, saying the move is “totally unacceptable.”
House lawmakers, school administrators and students of Manila-based schools have vowed to fight all forms of sexual harassment in a roundtable discussion held today (Dec. 7) at the Speaker’s Social Hall, House of Representatives.
“General Eduardo Año’s appointment as chief of the Armed Forces of the Philippines is the gravest of insult that victims of human rights violations perpetrated by troops under his command. This does not bode well for the human rights situation in the country.”
Members of Gabriela Women’s Party today joined the Solidarity Fast at the Mendiola Bridge calling for the immediate release of all political prisoners and the termination of Oplan Bayanihan.
Gabriela Women’s Party challenged the new head of the Housing and Urban Development Coordinating Council (HUDCC) to look into the dismal state of forcibly evicted families and their relocation sites as it filed a resolution seeking the same.
“What does Terror Alert Level 3 actually mean? Have they not secured bomb plot suspects already? What constitutes such an alert level and who determines this?
30 November 2016 - Gabriela Women’s Party lawmakers urged President Rodrigo Duterte during the commemoration of Bonifacio Day to get rid of the vestiges of the Marcos dictatorship which run counter to the nationalist and democratic aspirations of working class hero Andres Bonifacio.