Privacy

FMA: Need for national ID system must be pitted against legitimate dangers

On Wednesday, 28 February 2018,the Foundation for Media Alternatives (FMA) released a briefing paper on the long-standing effort by government to establish a national ID system in the Philippines. FMA is a civil society organization that aims to assist civil society organizations and other development stakeholders in promoting and defending their Read more…

Internet Rights

Internet Shutdowns: A Myth of Security and Public Safety

Foundation for Media Alternatives 25 January 2018 The Foundation for Media Alternatives (FMA) expresses grave concern over the decision of Philippine authorities to shut down cell sites during huge festivities. The organization calls for transparency regarding the guidelines used by authorities before resorting to signal jamming. As advocates of human Read more…

Internet Rights

Foundation for Media Alternatives denounces attacks on press freedom and free speech

17 January 2018 Foundation for Media Alternatives’ statement on press freedom and free speech   The Foundation for Media Alternatives (FMA) condemns all attempts to suppress press freedom in the Philippines. As advocates of human rights and communication rights, FMA believes that freedom of the press and of expression are Read more…

eVAW

This Day in #Herstory: The Emerging Forms of Violence against Women in the Philippines

These materials were produced by the Foundation for Media Alternatives from the Philippines as part of APC’s MDG3: Take Back the Tech! to end violence against women project. Attached below you can find useful materials for awareness raising and training on the subject of violence against women perpetrated through information and Read more…

eVAW

This Day in #Herstory: Love is… Freedom from Violence

On February 14, 2013 the One Billion Rising campaign was launched globally as a global day of action, and dancing, to in protest against violence against women (For more information, see https://www.onebillionrising.org/about-one-billion-rising-2013/). It was a call for one billion women and all the men who love them to walk out of their offices, Read more…

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