This is the statement of a seven-member delegation of the Progressive Alliance (PA) and the Party of European Socialists (PES) that have visited Manila this week to assess the situation and to demonstrate solidarity in support for democracy in the Philippines. The delegation was hosted by Akbayan Party, a member of Progressive Alliance.
Gender discrimination and bias is far more pervasive- and destructive to women's lives than most people are aware of. Gender bias plays a critical role in determining whether- or not- women have access to healthcare and pain treatment. Please sign the petition listed here to help stop discrimination in healthcare.
Our tax system promotes private wealth and impoverishes the community. Even if no one pays them gladly, most are aware taxes in the interest of the community are sensible. "Taxes are what we pay for a civilized society" (Oliver Wendell Holmes, former Supreme Court justice).