Author Archives: KATH M. CORTEZ

2 months ago

WOMEN’S DAY RALLY

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WOMEN’S DAY RALLY

Progressive groups led by Gabriela Southern Mindanao chapter commemorate International Women’s Day on March 8 with a rally in Freedom Park at Roxas Avenue. The groups raised issues such as justice for the Lumad school volunteer teachers and health worker slain in New Bataan; the junking of the Oil Deregulation Law that has triggered high price of fuel; and new leadership in the coming 2022 election. (Kath M. Cortez/davaotoday.com)

3 months ago

DAVAO’S ONE BILLION RISING 2022

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DAVAO’S ONE BILLION RISING 2022

On Valentine’s Day, women groups and cause-oriented organizations in Davao City joined the 9th One Billion Rising event in Freedom Park carrying the theme: Rise, Resist and Unite. The OBR is a global campaign on gender-based issues, and is organized nationwide by Gabriela Women’s Party-list. (Kath M. Cortez/davaotoday.com)

3 months ago

DAVAO FOR LENI CARAVAN

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DAVAO FOR LENI CARAVAN

Supporters of presidential bet VP Leni Robredo and her tandem Francis Pangilinan staged a caravan on Wednesday in Davao City, filling the streets with pink flags and ribbons. (Kath M. Cortez/davaotoday.com)