Tag: peasant women

Push for house probe on rights abuses vs. peasant women — Amihan

June 1, 2021

The Amihan National Federation of Peasant Women expressed and urged the people to support the House Resolution No. 1812 filed by the lawmakers from the Makabayan bloc yesterday directing the lower house to conduct an inquiry, in aid of legislation, on the intensifying attacks and human rights violations against peasant women in the country. Amihan […]

Peasant women group demands defunding of NTF ELCAC amid recent red-tagging of leader in Cagayan — Amihan

April 29, 2021

“We are enraged that amid the surging cases of COVID-19, the Duterte government thru the NTF ELCAC and its fascist police and military forces is splurging billions of the taxpayers’ money on these baseless and dangerous allegations against peasant women and peasant women organizations instead of helping the impoverished peasant families survive the pandemic. Dapat lang na tanggalan ng budget itong NTF ELCAC at gamitin na lamang ang bilyon-bilyon nitong pondo para magbigay ayuda sa mga maralitang Pilipino,” Amihan national chairperson Zenaida Soriano said.