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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.

On 11 June, 2014, ESCR-Net sent a letter to the President of the Philippines to express concern regarding the ongoing harassment and intimidation of Ed Cubelo, a trade union leader and member of Defend Job who is working protect and defend human rights 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 (...

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 07/19/2013 Excellency: I am writing in order to express concern regarding...
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Philippines
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Women and ESCR
Corporate Accountability
Social Movements & Grassroots Groups