Duterte

SONA 2017: Thousands of women join huge SONA mob to remind Duterte of promise to end ENDO, homelessness, poverty

Thu, 08/03/2017 - 17:55 -- gwp_prop

Women marched today on the occasion of President Rodrigo Duterte’s second State of the Nation Address (SONA) to once more bring forward women’s demands for regular jobs and homes.

Gabriela Women’s Partylist (GWP) Reps. Emmi De Jesus and Arlene Brosas met with women from various sectors and urban poor communities to receive a letter which they hope to hand over to President Duterte when Congress hold session later this afternoon.

Women whacked by double whammy of pro-biz policies, militarism under Duterte - Gabriela

Mon, 07/31/2017 - 23:16 -- gwp_prop

Party-list Gabriela Women’s Party (GWP) described the state of women under Duterte as being whacked by the double whammy of the continuation of neoliberal or pro-business policies and the rising tide of fascism especially with the looming extension of martial law in Mindanao. “One year has lapsed under President Duterte and yet neoliberal policies, such as contractualization, remain in full swing and women remain victims of rights violations by the AFP and the PNP,” said GWP Rep.

#WomenWantChange: Women flash emojis to assess Duterte’s first year in the Palace, push genuine change

Tue, 07/04/2017 - 08:10 -- gwp_prop

Gabriela Women’s Party today joined thousands who took to the streets, challenging president Duterte to take huge strides in fulfilling campaign promises that will benefit the poor and marginalized and reverse anti-poor and anti-people policy pronouncements that taints his administration’s human rights record.

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