This Day in #Herstory: Philippine Laws on Domestic Violence and Online Gender-based Violence

Domestic violence is one way in which unequal gender relations in Philippine society is manifested. It is an endemic issue that is continuously being addressed to end the normalization of a culture of violence against women. For years, the state has been spearheading legislation of anti-domestic violence laws in the Read more…

FMA supports ACSC/APF Statement on Bogus ASEAN Forum

CIVIL SOCIETY IN SOUTHEAST ASIA: ASEAN FOR WHOM?  WHY PREVENT PEOPLE FROM JOINING FORUMS TACKLING ISSUES IN ASEAN? PRESS RELEASE November 4, 2017 Contact persons: Rhoda Viajar @09178250346 (ACSC/APF2017  Media Officer) / Malu Mendoza @09328726168 (ACSC/APF2017 ICOM Team) A network of civil society groups engaging the Association of Southeast Asian Nations Read more…

When it comes to internet rights in Asia, where is the wind blowing?

Our Executive Director Liza Garcia actively joined in the recently concluded Regional Consultation on the State of Freedom of Assembly, Association, Expression and Religion on the the Internet in Asia. Below is the summary of discussions and takeaways shared by Sheetal Kumar (GPD), Geetha Hariharan, Pavitra Ramanujam (APC), Gayatri Khandhadai Read more…

Women Learn The Basics

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY |  Generally, Digital Literacy is the set of competencies required for full participation in knowledge society. It includes knowledge, skills and behaviors involving the effective use of digital devices such as computer desktops, laptops, smartphones and tablets for the purpose of communications, seeking job opportunity, expression, collaboration, education Read more…