Statements

Women and Food Sovereignty – The future we shall fight for in Rio and beyond

by Pesticide Action Network Asia and the Pacific (PAN AP), AMIHAN National Federation of Peasant Women and Asian Rural Women’s Coalition (ARWC) June 2012 Sustainable development will only be achieved through social and gender justice, human rights and equity, and the pursuit of food sovereignty, not the “green economy” Twenty years ago, the United Nations… Continue reading Women and Food Sovereignty – The future we shall fight for in Rio and beyond

Statements

Innabuyog condemns Rio+20 decision to exclude women’s reproductive health

Statement by Innabuyog The recently concluded Rio+ 20 Conference on Sustainable Development revealed another systemic neglect on women’s welfare. The Conference’s final document showed that it has denied the inclusion of women’s reproductive health rights that should have been approved by participating governments. The Rio+ Conference was held in Rio de Janiero, Brazil on June 20-22 to… Continue reading Innabuyog condemns Rio+20 decision to exclude women’s reproductive health

Calls for Action

Support the farmers and indigenous Higaonons of Misamis Oriental campaign for land and social justice; call to stop the harassment by gov’t authorities

The International Women’s Alliance (IWA) condemns the continuing harassment and injustice farmers and indigenous Higaonons fighting for their land rights face in the hands of Philippine government authorities. We support the farmers and indigenous people’s campaign against the establishment and expansion of palm oil plantations in Bagocboc and Tingalan, Misamis Oriental, Mindanao, and for the… Continue reading Support the farmers and indigenous Higaonons of Misamis Oriental campaign for land and social justice; call to stop the harassment by gov’t authorities