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ESCR-Net have developed a Scoping Report highlighting six cases of corporate capture in different industries and across different regions.  The Scoping Report is a preliminary...

TO: Hon. Benigno Simeon Aquino III, President, Government of the Philippines CC: Hon. Jejomar Binay, Vice President, Republic of the Philippines. Chairman, Housing and Urban Development Coordinating Council\ Hon. Laarni Cayatano, Mayor, City Government of Taguig Hon. Loreta Anne Rosales, Chair,...

The Philippines found responsable for serious violations of women's rights, according to UN CEDAW and human rights groups

Defend Job dennounces that hundreds of small-vendors in Manila will lost their only way of living for the Pope Francis visit to Philippines

The Declaration resulted from a roundtable convened by the Asia Pacific Forum on Women, Law and Development

On June 11th, ESCR-Net sent a letter to the President of The Philippines and the President of the Toyota Motor Corporation, to express serious concern about the ongoing harassment and intimidation of human rights defenders in the Philippines.

To: Benigno "Noynoy" Aquino III, President of The Philippines CC: Secretary Voltaire T. Gazmin, Department of National Defense (DND) Secretary Teresita Quintos-Deles, Office of the Presidential Adviser on the Peace Process Hon. Rosalinda Baldoz, Secretary, Department of Labor and Employment Ms...

Defend Job Philippines celebrated a significant victory late February, when charges that had been filed against several grassroots leaders were dismissed by the Provincial Prosecutor in Daet, Camarines Norte

On January 28th, more than 1000 forces of the National Police and demolition team of the Philippines forcibly evicted and demolished the homes and livelihoods of more than 200 residents of San Roque, North Triangle, Quezon City. Reports received allege that no prior notice was given to residents and that many families were left homeless as a result of the police action.

NGO Coalition for the Optional Protocol to the International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights and its partners in Philippines, ESCR-Asia, the Philippine Human Rights Information Center (Philrights), the Philippine Alliance of Human Rights Advocates (...