NEW YORK CITY— In the wake of rising numbers of increasing criminality in the world today, exacerbated by an undercurrent of competition over resources, women’s vulnerability has intensified. Of no help in ameliorating the continuing femicide are misogynist pronouncements from the world’s predominantly male leadership which has turned a consistently blind eye to the epidemic of violence against … Continue Reading ››
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Practicing journalism in a country ranked second in the number of media people assassinated and which still holds the record for the most media persons killed in a single event is a challenge the likes of which few experience. However, Raissa Robles, who reports both on her own website and for newspapers like the South … Continue Reading ››
21 September 2017
President Rodrigo Roa Duterte has maintained, throughout the first year of his term, a revision of Philippine history toward the rehabilitation of the memory of the ousted late dictator Ferdinand E. Marcos, and his clan and cronies.
Having accepted campaign funds from the Marcos clan and cronies, he has wholeheartedly embraced his subservience to the oligarchy that laid … Continue Reading ››
On the anniversary of Jennifer Laude’s death, the women of AF3IRM salute her family, friends, and supporters who fight for justice in her name. As you gather in Olongapo City today, we join you in expressing outrage and join your calls for the conviction of her murderer. We also raise our voices in opposition to the United States subversion … Continue Reading ››