By RONALYN OLEA and MARYA SALAMAT
It is not enough for the candidate to claim representation of the marginalized because representation is easy to claim and to feign, Satur Ocampo and Liza Maza said in the petition they filed against Mikey Arroyo’s so-called partylist group. The partylist organization or party must factually and truly represent the marginalized and underrepresented constituencies mentioned in the Constitution, they said.
Media Release March 20, 2010 Bayan Muna 3rd nominee Atty. Joven Laura is calling the attention of Army Chief Maj. Gen. Reynaldo Mapagu to “look into these cases of harassment and intimidation by his men on local leaders of Bayan Muna and other progressive partylists in Mindanao.” In South Cotabato, the military is a step…
By MARYA SALAMAT
Aspiring senator and Gabriela Women’s Partylist Rep. Liza Maza unveils her fashion line that promotes nationalism.
Sidebar: Angel Locsin and Sandra Araullo — Two Accomplished Women and Their Advocacies
Video: Filipino Women Take a Day Off to March
By MARYA SALAMAT
Gabriela, the country’s foremost alliance of progressive women’s organizations, has declared March 8, International Women’s Day, as a “day off” for Filipinas, a day to be spent out in the streets, marching, protesting and asserting their rights. “The worsening economic and political crisis under the Arroyo government is burdening women and families more than ever and spurring more women to join collective actions to demand for their rights and welfare,” said Emmi de Jesus, a nominee of the Gabriela Women’s Party.
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March 8: A Manifesto
PRESS RELEASE March 1, 2010 Gabriela Women’s Party-Southern Tagalog (GWP-ST) joins the rest of the nation in the weeklong campaign to welcome the celebration of the 100th International Women’s Day on March 8. A nationally coordinated kick off caravan was held in various parts of the region on March 1 spreading the theme: “Kababaihan, Magkaisa…
NEWS RELEASE February 28, 2010 DAVAO CITY – Bayan Muna councilor bet for the 1st district Joel Virador hits the camp of retired Major General Jovito Palparan and ANAD Partylist Representative Jun Alcover for their continued vilification campaign against progressive partylist groups. Virador, Bayan Muna Vice President for Mindanao, said the groups represented by Palparan…
PRESS RELEASE February 27, 2010 Cagayan de Oro City, MISAMIS ORIENTAL – Military men in fulll battle gear have been going from one house to another in different municipalities in Sorsogon City since last week in the pretext of conducting a survey among the communities. But according to people interviewed, what the military is conducting…
By REP. RAYMOND PALATINO
Manny Villar’s brave decision to openly embrace a platform-based unity with the Left has smashed the taboo in Philippine politics. From now on, the participation of the Left will be expected in future electoral contests for top political posts.