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There’s a lot more to do, President Aquino

Stop blowing your own trumpet, and start tackling human rights abuses, says Iris Gonzales in the Philippines.

Filed in: Human Rights Philippines Politics

Let’s talk about parenting

In the Philippines, Iris Gonzales attends a course to get hints on doing the best for her daughter.

Filed in: Children Philippines

Philippine ‘comfort women’ still waiting for justice

Osaka mayor’s words anger women raped by Japanese soldiers during the Second World War, as Iris Gonzales explains.

Filed in: Conflict Japan Philippines Women

Welcome to Manila, the gates of hell

Novelist Dan Brown’s description is sadly apt, says Iris Gonzales.

Filed in: Philippines Poverty

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

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