SF CHRP (San Francisco Committee for Human Rights in the Philippines) is a San Francisco based human rights advocacy group. Latest news and views on human rights in the Philippines.

Progressive groups hold National Relief Caravan for Samar and Leyte

The organization Bayanihan Alay sa Sambayanan (BALSA), which Taskforce Haiyan is aligned with and donates to, has set up a national caravan to provide relief to the Typhoon Yolanda survivors … Continue reading

November 23, 2013

Reproductive Health Law NOT solution to women’s health problems

The national democratic women’s alliance, and one of the largest women’s alliances in Asia, Gabriela, has called out the Philippine Congress for its policies towards women: Several months after the … Continue reading

June 2, 2013

Police violently disperse women activists

The national democratic women’s alliance, GABRIELA, condemned the violent police response to a peaceful protest in front of Malacanang Palace: More than a hundred women sprung a lightning rally in front … Continue reading

March 7, 2013

Justice for Christina Jose!

The women’s alliance, GABRIELA, has condemned the assassination of Barug Katawhan leader Christina Jose: GABRIELA Alliance of Filipino Women condemns the murder of Barug Katawhan leader and typhoon Pablo survivor Christina Morales Jose by an … Continue reading

March 4, 2013

“One Billion Rising” Filipinas deplore VFA anniversary

On Valentine’s day the national democratic women’s alliance, Gabriela, joined the world-wide One Billion Rising campaign using it as an opportunity to also call on the Philippine government to get … Continue reading

February 15, 2013

One Billion Rising Kicks Off 10 Day Countdown

Gabriela Philippines has begun its ten day countdown for the One Billion Rising campaign which will happen world wide on February 14th.  In a press release Gabriela stated: Women all … Continue reading

February 4, 2013

‘One billion’ to rise against gender-based violence, poverty

Janess Ann J. Ellao, in an article for Bulatlat, writes about the upcoming One Billion Rising campaign being taken up by Gabriela, a progressive national democratic women’s alliance, in the … Continue reading

February 1, 2013

Aquino impunity policy breeds violence against women

Gabriela, the progressive national democratic alliance of over 200 women’s organizations in the Philippines, condemned the current policies of the Aquino administration for helping to fuel the rampant state-sanctioned violence … Continue reading

November 25, 2012

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