Women and Labor Groups to Gender Ombud: Investigate PhilHealth’s Commodification of Woman for Official’s Birthday

Today, November 23, eight groups of women and labor organizations trooped to the Commission on Human Rights Commission on Human Rights (CHR), to file a complaint of discrimination and violation of women’s rights under the Magna Carta of Women against PhilHealth Regional Vice President Paolo Johann Perez and regional office Read more…

This day in #Herstory: Sisters in struggle — the women of the Left

In June 1994, the second volume of HERsay magazine was published. HERsay was a biannual publication of the Women’s Legal Bureau, Inc. (now Women’s Legal and Human Rights Bureau). WLB was organized in November 1990 as a feminist legal resource non-governmental organization that offers services including legal assistance to women and women’s Read more…

This Day in #Herstory: Domestic violence is not just a family issue

Domestic violence is one of the major manifestations of gender-based violence in the Philippines. With unequal power relations reinforced by political, socio-cultural, and societal structures, men continue to reinforce their dominance unto women, even with the use of brute and physical force resulting to gender-based violence perpetuated in the four Read more…