Gabriela Women's Party reiterated today the call to reject all proposals to lower the minimum age of criminal responsibility to 9 years old even as the Philippine National Police Women and Children Protection Center (PNP-WCPC) reported an alarming number of minor surrenderees in the Duterte

“Let us not forget the children. Children, especially those from the poorest communities are the most vulnerable victims in the proliferation of illegal drugs and even in the government campaign that seek to end it.”

20 September 2016 - “Women shall rise again and again for revolution, justice and peace. reaping victories and mobilizing more women in solidarity with people’s struggles worldwide.”

15 September 2016 - Gabriela Women's Party has filed House Resolution 351 directing the House Committee on Environment and Natural Resources to conduct an inquiry on the effects of the coal dust from commercial coal stockpiles on the environment and on the health and livelihood of the reside

Gabriela Women’s Party Representative Arlene Brosas today said the exit of US troops in the country will help the country tread the path of an independent foreign policy.

14 September 2016 - Gabriela Women’s Party filed for the fourth time a bill extending the allowed maternity leave from the current period of 60 days for normal deliveries and 78 days for caesarean section deliveries to as much as 120 days to make the Philippines compliant with the International L

13 September 2016 - Gabriela Women’s Party today joined the indignant chorus in asking President Rodrigo Duterte to clarify what transpired in conversations with Indonesian President Widodo with regard to the case of Mary Jane Veloso.

Gabriela Women's Party Rep. Arlene Brosas said that the growing assertiveness of President Rodrigo Duterte in bringing up historical points of Philippine sovereignty issues before intergovernmental fora sets the tone for regional thrusts and policies independent of US interests.

Gabriela Women's Party Representative Arlene Brosas today hailed the return of thousands of Lumad evacuees to Lianga, Surigao del Sur as a major feat from the ceasefire brought about by the resumption of formal peace negotiations.

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