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GABRIELA in the house of Gabriela

Gabriela Women's Partylist Representative Arlene Brosas took her Oath of Office at the ancestral house of women revolutionary Doña Maria Josefa Gabriela Cariño Silang, better known as Gabriela Silang. The local government of Candon City restored the place and converted it to a museum. This is where Gabriela and husband Diego planned their revolt against the Spanish colonizers with the aid of the British forces.

CWEARC welcomes research valuing women’s unpaid work

The Cordillera for Women’s Education, Action Research Center, Inc. (CWEARC) welcomed the research findings of the Philippine Institute for Development Studies (PIDS) that accounted the monetary value of “unpaid work” of women in the country.

Babbai ti Kordilyera, sumikad para iti umno a panaggobierno ken pulitika ti panagbalbaliw!

Itatta a Sangalubongan nga Aldaw dagiti Marigrigat a Babbai, saantayo nga itulok nga agtalinaed ti buteng. Aramidentayo nga inspirasion dagiti babbai ti Kalinga, Bontoc ken Abra a natured a timmakder para kadagiti ilida idi panawen ti Martial Law.

Women rise against abuse and violence in Baguio City

To commemorate the International Women's Day, different government agencies and Innabuyog - Alliance of Women's Organizations in the Cordillera joined the world-wide call to end violence against women during the 1 Billion Rising at the People’s Park in Baguio City.

Baguio joins One Billion Rising

People from this city joined the worldwide One Billion Rising (OBR) on Valentine's Day with around 100 women, men and youth gathered at People's Park to dance and call for unity against tyranny and promotion of “solidarity for good governance and politics of change".

Duterte’s “rape comes with the territory” remark condemned

Women’s group in the Cordillera condemned President Rodrigo Duterte for his recent remarks on rape.

DESPICABLE! | Women’s institution says Duterte’s recent rape narrative “from a sick mind”

The Cordillera Women’s Education and Action Research Center (CWEARC) said President Rodrigo Duterte’s story of molesting their house help is not only “despicable” but a statement that can only come “from a sick mind.”

Detenidong politikal sa Cagayan, lumaya

Matapos ang humigit tatlong buwan ng pagkakakulong, nakalaya na si Divina Erece, isang miyembro ng Amihan-Cagayan, noong ika-5 ng Disyembre.

Women activists file complaints against red-tagging

Cagayan Valley women activists accompanied by Gabriela Women's Party Representative Arlene Brosas filed complaints against red-tagging at the Commission on Human Rights regional office.

WOMEN’S FRONT | Urge the PH Government to be accountable for HR violations

In light of the recent and escalated attacks against women human rights defenders in the Philippines, Innabuyog-Gabriela is inviting everyone to join the global action in time for the International Human Rights Day on December 10. The group also encourages everyone to endorse the appended letter urging the Philippine government to stop the attacks against human rights defenders in the Philippines.

Cordillera women march against attacks and injustice

Women’s organizations from all over Cordillera gathered in Bontoc, Mountain Province on November 29 in observance of the International Women Human Rights Defenders Day. They marched towards the Provincial Capitol and held a program capping the 8th Congress of Innabuyog Alliance of Womens Organizations in Cordillera (Innabuyog-Gabriela).

STATEMENTS | Indigenous women persist on growing the seeds of freedom

The Philippine Task Force for Indigenous Peoples claimed 2018 "a year of terror" against indigenous communities with indigenous women targeted by state security forces for their strong political convictions to defend their homeland against corporate greed.




Church workers, farmers unite vs state attacks on HR day

Church and farmers organization led the educational discussion and protest action to commemorate the 71st Anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights in Ilocos.


DPWH not part of planning for RTF-ELCAC road projects

The Cordillera regional office of the DPWH said they were not part of the planning for the road projects that the anti-insurgency task force is insisting on them to implement.


Groups demand accountability for rights violations in Cagayan Valley

Members of progressive groups in Cagayan Valley called for government accountability for its neglect of basic services and widespread rights violations on December 10, International Human Rights Day.