Philippines – Tribute to Women Human Rights Defender Victims
Date: January 5, 2024
Tanggol Bayi is an association of women human rights defenders in The Philippines, dedicated to advance women’s rights as human rights.
THE PHILIPPINES – TRIBUTE TO WOMEN HUMAN RIGHTS DEFENDER VICTIMS
Text and photos by ANNE MARXZE D. UMILBulatlat.com
MANILA — November 29 became a day of songs, poems and testimonies remembering and honoring women victims of human rights abuses, as women rights group Tanggol Bayi and families of victims of human rights violations led the commemoration of the International Day for Women Human Rights Defenders.
Cristina Palabay, convenor of Tanggol Bayi, said that there is no single case of human rights abuse allegedly committed by the state against the defenders of human rights that has been resolved.