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.

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Gender transformative, pro-poor, and inclusive COVID-19 response is necessary

Gender transformative, pro-poor, and inclusive COVID-19 response is necessary

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.

COVID19 CRISIS IS NOT GENDER-NEUTRAL

COVID19 CRISIS IS NOT GENDER-NEUTRAL

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

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 down. The claim that children fabricate rape allegations is unfounded.

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No One Deserves No Less

WLB’s statement in celebration of over 100 years of International Women’s Day

Nothing About Us Without Us

Amplifying voices of marginalized sectors in Masbate

Ending Rape Culture

The time is up! How do we contribute to ending rape culture?

Understanding Women's Access to Justice

WLB ascribes to women’s access to justice (ATJ) as the guideline to our work.  But what does ATJ mean for us?

Understanding Women's Access to Justice

WLB ascribes to women’s access to justice (ATJ) as the guideline to our work.  But what does ATJ mean for us?

Meet the Women of WLB

We are professionals in the various disciplines of the law and social science, social work and community development addressing women’s issues and concerns.