Stories about human rights and the fight to protect them.

Indigenous Women: Respect Our Knowledge and Tradition

“We had a culture where we preserved wild fruits for when we didn’t have enough food and grains,” says Edna Kaptoyo, a Pokot indigenous woman from Kenya. “My mother did … Continue reading Indigenous Women: Respect Our Knowledge and Tradition

PHL fights for human and gender rights in climate negotiations

The Philippines spoke strongly yesterday to insert human rights and gender rights in the negotiating text of the climate negotiations. This is in light of the frustrations from different countries … Continue reading PHL fights for human and gender rights in climate negotiations

Philippine Energy Company Harasses Opponents, Pollutes

The wind in Lamao carries with it a certain smell of sulfur and an amount of ash that later covers the road. It is like New Year’s Eve, except that … Continue reading Philippine Energy Company Harasses Opponents, Pollutes