The Women’s Legal and Human Rights Bureau (WLB) is a feminist legal non-government organization composed of women’s rights activists, advocates and development workers.
Gender Transformative Approach in Times of COVID-19: Voices of Women and Girl Children from the Ground
Even before this crisis, marginalized women and girls suffer disproportionately from inequalities. The poverty which they endure plus their being women and girls all play in the discrimination that they experience which also further pushes them to poverty. The lack of...
Irregular and directionless support from the government can only go so far especially for marginalized women whose issues remain the same and unaddressed by those who should be supporting them the most. From women’s excessive mental load that is affecting their mental health and wellness to military harassment and threats of COVID-19 infection faced by women leaders and frontliners, we are forced to face the question on what the bigger epidemic is: COVID19 or impunity? WLB and partner communities present another comprehensive documentation on the situation of marginalized women in the Philippines.
Where are the women in the time of a pandemic? WLB and partner communities have prepared a comprehensive update on the situation of women as COVID19 persists in the Philippines