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.
1 September 2016 - During today's deliberations on the 2017 budget for the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD), the Gabriela Women's Party list commended Secretary Judy Taguiwalo's issuance of Memorandum Circular 9 to stop the influence of political patronage in ass
31August2016--- Gabriela Women's Party was accompanied today by solo parents and heads of households in filing a bill which will expand mandated benefits from the Solo Parents' Welfare Act, add safeguards from abusive availments and give a more defined focus on poor and more deserving h
Gabriela Women’s Party today expressed hopes that the advance in peace negotiations between the Philippine government and the national Democratic Front will soon translate to the release of more than 500 political prisoners in the country including and especially women, the sick and the elderly.
Gabriela solon and child rights advocate Arlene Brosas today said unless the frenzy of summary executions and vigilante killings are addressed seriously, more children, minors will become collateral damage in the anti-drug campaign.
24 August 2016 - In support of the bold initiatives of the administration of President Rodrigo Duterte to reopen peace negotiations between the government of the Philippines and the National Democratic Front of the Philippines, women legislators led by the Gabriela Women’s Party gathered in a pho
23 August 2016 - The Gabriela Women's Party said that the Supreme Court's reported issuance of a status quo ante order staying the scheduled burial of late dictator Ferdinand Marcos at the Libingan ng Mga Bayani for the next 20 days is a welcome development.
23AUGUST2016 -- Wary of funding rights violations that could target poor communities and victimize children Gabriela Women’s Party Representative Arlene Brosas is awaiting government response on details of the peace and order agenda in the 2017 budget.
23AUGUST2016-- Women’s partylist group Gabriela today echoed calls for the immediate release of Amelia Pond, regional coordinator of the Rural Missionaries of the Philippines and a Lumad school educator who was arrested in Cebu City last August 19.
22 August 2016 - As the executive agencies of the Development Budget Coordination Committee face the first day of grilling by the House Committee on Appropriations, the Gabriela Women’s Party found the 2017 budget submitted by the Duterte administration to be short on tangible workplans for eradi