On the spread of disinformation, measures against online abuse, digital habits and transactions: The FMA Digital Rights Roundup (March 16-31, 2021)

The FMA Digital Rights Roundup contains regular updates on what Filipinos need to know about their digital rights. SC reports 80% success rate for 170,000 videocon hearings From May 4, 2020 to January 8, 2021, 27,000 courts around the country held 170,000 videocon hearings. The Supreme Court issued Administrative Circular Read more…

Internet access, pending proposed measures, disinformation, and data breach: The FMA Digital Rights Roundup (March 1-15, 2021)

The FMA Digital Rights Roundup contains regular updates on what Filipinos need to know about their digital rights. Gatchalian calls out telcos’ constant poor internet service After reiterating that over three months have lapsed since President Rodrigo Duterte’s ultimatum to telcos to improve their services, Senator Win Gatchalian expressed that Read more…

November 25 marks International Day for the Elimination of all Forms of Violence Against Women (VAW)

Since 1991, the 16 Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence has been held every year from November 25, the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women (IDEVAW), to December 10, Human Rights Day.  In the Philippines, the campaign runs until December 12. Proclamation No. 1172 declares November 25 Read more…

Women and Labor Groups to Gender Ombud: Investigate PhilHealth’s Commodification of Woman for Official’s Birthday

Today, November 23, eight groups of women and labor organizations trooped to the Commission on Human Rights Commission on Human Rights (CHR), to file a complaint of discrimination and violation of women’s rights under the Magna Carta of Women against PhilHealth Regional Vice President Paolo Johann Perez and regional office Read more…

[PRESS RELEASE] CODE-NGO holds up PH civil society organizations through the COVID-19 pandemic and stands firm on safeguarding fundamental rights

The Caucus of Development NGO Networks (CODE-NGO) remains steadfast in its commitment to support its 12 national and regional member networks during the pandemic and to safeguard fundamental rights that are challenged at the present time. In its 29th General Assembly, the coalition passed three resolutions: to monitor and address the Read more…