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Victims of Sexual Violence Do Not Cry Wolf

VICTIMS OF SEXUAL VIOLENCE DO NOT CRY WOLF a joint statement of various organizations on the "Virgin Marie" video _________________________________________________ We, the children and women’s rights groups and advocates, call for the video “Virgin Marie” to be taken...

Enough of Impunity and Women Hating!

  Two years into the Duterte administration, the country sinks deeper into a quagmire of impunity, misogyny, and authoritarianism. We demand justice for the victims of State-sanctioned and State-tolerated killings. We deplore the corruption scandals surrounding...

Ganap nga ba tayong malaya?

Hindi kami papayag na sa ilalim ng pamumuno ni Duterte ay patuloy na hinahamon ang kalayaan nating mga kababaihan at pagkakapantay natin sa lipunan. Dagdag pa rito ang patuloy na pagsupil sa pagiging malaya ng hudikatura na siyang tumutugon sa pagtitiyak na makakamit...

Ending Rape Culture

The #TimesUp and #MeToo movements have been significant as cases of sexual violence among celebrities have been brought to the fore. We must, however, recognize that sexual violence has always been a persistent issue among ordinary persons, especially the marginalized...

ENOUGH! NO ONE DESERVES NO LESS…

 WLB’s statement in celebration of over 100 years of International Women’s Day CHANGE IS NOT COMING when even the frontrunners of supposed change become the bearers of discrimination against women. Duterte’s series of anti-women remarks and rape jokes are a blatant...

We continue to rage and resist!

Change is not coming when even the front-runners of supposed change become the bearers of discrimination against women. Duterte’s series of anti-women remarks and rape jokes are a blatant disrespect to the Magna Carta of Women and the 1987 Constitution. Female critics...

Women resist sexism and misogyny: END SEXUAL VIOLENCE NOW!

The Women’s Legal and Human Rights Bureau stands with women, human rights organizations, and activists who condemn the series of sexist remarks made by President Rodrigo Duterte. We abhor the president’s misogynistic, anti-women statements that contribute to the...

Weaving Women’s Voices in Southeast Asia

 Weaving Women’s Voices in ASEAN (WEAVE) is a regional group of women’s organizations and advocates working at the national level in six ASEAN countries: Brunei Darussalam, Cambodia, Indonesia, Myanmar, the Philippines, and Thailand. WEAVE advocates for women’s rights...