Males continue to dramatically outnumber females in Philippine politics and governance, paving the way to a male-dominated political landscape and a persistent gender gap in the country’s public service system.
The TTIP, Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership, endangers the economy, health and food policies of countries beyond the EU and the US. The Investor-State Settlement mechanism gives corporations the same status as nation states. A flood of lawsuits can be expected.
50 civil society organizations crafted the Alternative Trade Mandate in January 2014. States should have the right to protect themselves from financial deregulation, risky financial products, genetically modified corn and salmon and chlorinated chicken. The Investor-State Settlement mechanism gives corporations the same status as nation states.