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Strengthening WEDefenders towards a Resilient and Inclusive Natural Resources Governance

In 2021, the Philippines was identified as the deadliest country in Asia and third in the world for environmental defenders, with women facing unique vulnerabilities and even graver threats. In the face of continued extractive human activities that have devastating environmental impacts, along with the persistent feminization of the burden of managing natural resources for a household's survival, the WEDefend (Wom

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Stories from the Field: Overcoming Access to Justice Barriers through Grassroots Communities’ Participation and Collective Action

The project, “Stories from the Field: Overcoming Access to Justice Barriers through Grassroots Communities’ Participation and Collective Action” is a 3-year project supported by the IDRC (International Development Research Centre).It consists of multi-thematic research studies to generate knowledge and evidenc

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ALG convenes to re-strategize and discuss human rights situation across the country

The Alternative Law Groups convened in a general assembly at the WB The Ivywall Resort-Panglao, Bohol on August 22-24, 2022.

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Community-Based Dialogue in Region IV-A Held

The Community-Based Dialogue (CBD) on the Enactment of Human Rights Ordinances in Selected Cities and Municipalities in CALABARZON was held on Sept 14, 2022 at the Hotel Seda in Nuvali, Sta. Rosa, Laguna.After the Opening Program, there was a discussion on the proposed ordinances, specifically:

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Fight at the Frontlines: Monitoring the Environmental Defense Program

During the life of the EnDefense Program, it became apparent that environmental case litigation is ultimately affected not only by court rules and procedures, but more significantly, by the substantive policies legislated by Con

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Hustisya Natin: Uncovering the Courts: Media Training on Monitoring the Judiciary

This report summarizes the challenges and recommendations shared during the dialogues between the media participants and the local judges conducted in six of the Hustisya Natin training sessions on monitoring the judiciary. The sessions were held in Bagu

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Hustisya Natin: Ang aking mga karapatang (Human Rights Manual)

Hustisya Natin (Empowered Civil Society Participation in Monitoring Judicial and Quasi-Judicial Bodies Towards Enhanced Integrity of the Justice System) seeks to enhance the integrity of the justice system through increased accountability and transparency, and improved performance of judicial and quasi-judicial bodies.

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