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.

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

IWA Calls for International Day of Action on March 8th

The International Women’s Alliance (IWA), a global alliance based on the principles of  an anti-imperialism, anti-capitalism, anti-patriarchy, anti-racisism, and anti-sexism, is calling on grass-roots organizations around the world to hold actions … Continue reading

March 1, 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

GABRIELA-USA and Allies Rise Together to Fight Violence Against Women

National democratic organizers and community supporters of Gabriela-USA have been preparing for the upcoming One Billion Rising campaign set for February 14th.  As part of the campaign in San Francisco … Continue reading

February 10, 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

SF CHRP Marks International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women – Announces Plan for Women’s Desk

Reference: Rupert Estanislao, chair E-mail: sanfranchrp@gmail.com The San Francisco Committee for Human Rights in the Philippines (SF CHRP) is marking the 13th International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against … Continue reading

November 26, 2012

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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