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Articles from Philippines

  1. Trade union rights are human rights 19 February 2008

    Philippines: demonstration against privatization of education ends with police brutality

    A peaceful demonstration organized by teachers and students defending quality public education in the Philippines was violently dispersed by law enforcement officers last January 31. As a result of police brutality, 23 demonstrators were injured. Other 6 demonstrators were arbitrarily arrested.

    Philippines: demonstration against privatization of education ends with police brutality
  2. Union growth 6 August 2007

    EI urges Philipines government to address extrajudicial killings

    Education International has written to the President of the Philippines following an urgent resolution adopted at the 5th World Congress calling on the government to immediately put a stop to extrajudicial killings and involuntary disappearances.

    EI urges Philipines government to address extrajudicial killings
  3. Achieving Sustainable Development Goal 4 10 July 2007

    Philippines: Workshop on Reducing Dropouts in Basic Education and Achieving EFA by 2015

    In June, Education International got together with its affiliates in the Philippines to address the issue of drop out rates in basic education and to prepare a joint national work plan for the unions on reducing drop out in the country.

    Philippines: Workshop on Reducing Dropouts in Basic Education and Achieving EFA by 2015
  4. Union renewal and development 23 February 2006

    Philippines landslide: EI offers solidarity assistance

    On behalf of all its member organisations, EI has expressed its sympathy to its four affiliates in the Philippines after the entire village of Guinsaugon, in the town of St Bernard on the southern part of Leyte, in the central Philippines, was buried by a major landslide on Friday 17...

    Philippines landslide: EI offers solidarity assistance