Monthly Archives: May 2011

Press Statement on International Day Against Homophobia and Transphobia

PRESS STATEMENT 17 May 2011 Reference:   Cristina Palabay, Tanggol Bayi Spokesperson (0917-5003879)  On the International Day Against Homophobia and Transphobia WOMEN’S RIGHTS GROUP SAYS “LGBT RIGHTS ARE HUMAN RIGHTS” With pride, Tanggol Bayi (Defend Women), an organization of women … Continue reading

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Situation of Women Human Rights Defenders in the Philippines

Women human rights defenders face specific violations in the course of their work because of their sex and gender. In the Philippines, they face this and much more: harassment, intimidation, enforced disappearances, unjust detention and arrest and extrajudicial killings. The … Continue reading

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General Program of Action 2011

Tanggol Bayi General Program of Action (GPOA) 2011  Campaigns and Lobbying Conduct campaigns and articulate positions on the following issues: Immediate and unconditional release of women political prisoners Call for the end of extrajudicial killings and enforced disappearances Call for … Continue reading

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Opposition to the proposed burial of former Pres. Ferdinand Marcos at the Libingan ng mga Bayani

This letter was sent to the Office of the Vice President expressing the opposition of Tanggol Bayi, an organization of women human rights defenders, on the proposed burial of former Pres. Ferdinand Marcos at the Libingan ng mga Bayani. This … Continue reading

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