(President) Benigno Aquino III has become a shameless spokesperson and defender of other countries. He abandoned our own sovereignty with policies that favor foreign governments –Joms Salvador, secretary general of Gabriela, at a protest rally outside Malacañang on Thursday criticizing the President’s handling of the Sabah crisis.
By Michael Lim Ubac
President Benigno Aquino III will not touch the divorce question with a 10-foot pole. Divorce is not just low on the Aquino administration radar, it is not on its radar screen at all, Palace officials have stressed repeatedly.
By Ramon Tulfo
Gabriela, an association that supposedly fights for women’s rights, is taking up the cudgels for actress Claudine Barretto, who claims I kicked her during a scuffle at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA) Terminal 3 on May 6.
By Tina Santos
Twenty members of the women’s group Gabriela held a rally in front of the Department of Foreign Affairs Thursday morning to protest the release of a Panamanian, who has been accused of rape by a 19-year-old Filipino woman.
By Ruel Perez
Tension rose between militants and authorities who secured the Senate during the opening of the impeachment trial against Supreme Court Chief Justice Renato Corona on Monday.
By Cynthia D. Balana
A lawmaker on Wednesday questioned the government’s decision to foot the bill for the hospitalization of former President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo at Veterans Memorial Medical Center (VMMC) in Quezon City while she is on trial for election sabotage when the poor have been deprived of access to basic health services.
By Jocelyn R. Uy
A 17-year-old girl from Agusan del Norte who accused a priest of raping her on Friday sought the intervention of the Catholic Bishops’ Conference of the Philippines (CBCP) in her quest for justice. Leah (not her real name) was accompanied by the women’s party-list group, Gabriela, when she dropped by the CBCP office in Intramuros, [...]
By Franklin Caliguid
The parish priest of Tubay, Agusan del Norte, who was accused by a 17-year-old girl of rape and other sexual abuses has been relieved of his duties and placed under the custody of his superior, a women’s group said.
By Cynthia D. Balana
, Phil C. Tubeza
MANILA, Philippines—A women’s party-list group yesterday urged Filipino boxing champion Manny Pacquiao to support pending bills on genuine agrarian reform, national industrialization, and the P125 wage increase for workers as alternatives to the controversial reproductive health (RH) bill which the Sarangani representative is opposing. Gabriela Women’s party-list Representative Emmie de Jesus said she was struck [...]