Anticipating plenary debates on the re-imposition of the death penalty, Gabriela lawmakers reiterated their position against the proposal and joined fellow Makabayan bloc lawmakers in presenting their position against House Bill 01.
Gabriela lawmakers today warned President Duterte of another Mamasapano massacre if agreements allowing US military presence and operations would remain in force.
“Despite the pomp and supposed celebration of women power surrounding the 65th Miss Universe pageant, women here and abroad remain in their unglamorous and exploited state.
Women’s partylist group Gabriela joined protests today at the US embassy in Manila to mark the inauguration of US President-elect Donald Trump. Filipino women reiterated their rejection of US-imposed neoliberal policies and military intervention in the country.
“There can be no justice for massacred farmers unless genuine land reform as embodied in the National Democratic Front’s draft agreement on Socio-Economic reforms is realized.”
Militant women today led protests in communities and in Welcome Rotunda in Quezon City to protest the multiple whammies brought about by the spate of increases in the prices of oil, utilities, food and basic commodities.
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.”