New Internationalist

Philippines

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The Philippines: little reason to celebrate press freedom

While rankings have improved, Iris Gonzales describes a culture of impunity which fails to get justice for murdered media workers.

Filed in: Human Rights Media Philippines Politics Violence

Overseas Filipino Workers – heroes at home, exploited abroad

In Qatar, Iris Gonzales is surrounded by fellow Filipinos forced to find jobs away from their families.

Filed in: Migration Philippines Work

Philippines: right to family planning compromised

Following pressure from the Catholic Church, the Reproductive Health Law has been put on hold. This is a risky move, writes Iris Gonzales.

Filed in: Health Human Rights Law Philippines Women

Why I support One Billion Rising

Despite criticism that the campaign doesn’t address the root causes of women’s inequality, Iris Gonzales says it’s a step in the right direction.

Filed in: Philippines Women

Philippines government must do better

A new report states that human rights abuses are not being dealt with sufficiently. Iris Gonzales explains.

Filed in: Human Rights Philippines

The Philippines joins One Billion Rising

Iris Gonzales is heartened that her country has adopted the campaign against violence against women.

Filed in: Philippines Women

A counterfeit life in a Philippines slum

Informal dwellers are struggling to survive in Metro Manila, says Iris Gonzales.

Filed in: Cities Housing Philippines Poverty

Another gun, another death, another unhappy new year

It’s not just in the US that gun control laws are failing the people. Iris Gonzales reports from the Philippines on the tragic death of a seven-year-old.

Filed in: Crime Philippines

The ‘curse’ of Philippine floods

While the powerful thrashed out decisions on what to do about climate change, the Philippines was drowning, writes Iris Gonzales.

Filed in: Climate Change Disasters Environment Philippines

Remembering the Maguindanao massacre

Three years on from the politically motivated killing of 58 people in the Philippines, families are still waiting for justice says Iris Gonzales.

Filed in: Philippines Politics Violence

Philippines must tackle its human trafficking shame

As the UN puts pressure on the Aquino government, Iris Gonzales considers the way forward.

Filed in: Human Rights Philippines

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