The Davao City Council approved on third and final reading on Tuesday, November 7, an ordinance establishing a violence against women (VAW) desk in barangays.
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Ahead of the observance of All Saints’ Day and All Souls’ Day, the environmentalist group EcoWaste Coalition appeals to the public not to turn cemeteries into garbage dumps.
A number of domestic workers in the region are still unaware of their rights guaranteed under the Domestic Workers Act, a labor official said.
This month of October, indigenous peoples (Lumad) are supposedly harvesting crops from the farm, said Lumad leader, Datu Kaylo Bontulan.
A landslide causes a gridlock in Davao City on October 6. (Mara Genotiva / davaotoday.com)
Several Agrarian Reform Beneficiaries (ARBs) in this region expressed dismay after Department of Agrarian Reform (DAR) officials failed to meet their demand to release “long overdue” installation orders.
The city government installs a giant pink ribbon in front of the Davao City Hall in support of the Breast Cancer Awareness Month this October. (Mara S. Genotiva/davaotoday.com)
Human rights group Karapatan reported on Thursday, September 28, that two farmer activists were shot dead in separate incidents this week.
Huge tarpaulins expressing support for President Rodrigo Duterte hang at the Rizal Park stage in Davao City where protesters were supposed to gather for the commemoration of Martial Law on Thursday afternoon, September 21. (Mara S. Genotiva/davaotoday.com)
Members of the Movement Against Tyranny (MAT) march along major streets of Davao City on the 45th anniversary of Martial Law declaration on Thursday, Sept. 21. Protesters call on the President to lift Martial Law in Mindanao and demand justice to all victims of extrajudicial killings. (Mara S. Genotiva/davaotoday.com)