In June, the cabinet finally approved a draft of a landmark piece of legislation, the Prevention and Suppression of Torture and Enforced Disappearance Act.
Labour protections were insufficient before the coup. Now the junta is rolling them back
Restoration of health and wellbeing requires a strong condemnation of the junta for the appalling violations of basic human dignity that they have committed and continue to perpetrate, of which the weaponization of health is only one tragic and inexcusable example.
Having lived in Cambodia for the past 13 years, enamored with the country’s history and its people, I wanted to look at the history of relations between Cambodia and the Philippines, exploring the “ties that bind”, and discovering little bits of trivia here and there.
Around the region, informal workers are organizing and taking action to support each other during the crisis, all the while working to ensure a more just and protected future.
When Covid-19 ravaged the Philippines in early 2020, the rate of youth suicide took an alarming turn for the worse. Many young Filipinos were struggling to cope and access to mental health support was scarce, especially in rural communities. It was clear an intervention was desperately needed.
COVID-19 cases have risen exponentially in Southeast Asia in the past few months – at one time deaths were increasing at the fastest pace in the world.
Myanmar’s people have clearly and universally rejected the coup and the military junta. Will international governments, donors, and aid agencies do the same?
In recent years in the US, the voice of post-feminism has become louder, coming mainly from middle-upper class female executives or female pop culture icons
The Special Summit of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) on Myanmar has begun in Jakarta today amid controversy over the expected attendance of Myanmar’s coup leader, Senior General Min Aung Hlaing.