Thursday , November 21 2019

The right to health is a human rights issue

https://news.un.org/en/sites/news.un.org.en/files/audio/2015/03/f-CSWpoverty.mp3 The right to health is a human rights issue, according to a senior professor at the University of Philippines. Experts have been meeting at UN headquarters to discuss how womens access to health is disproportionately affected to poverty. Elizabeth Pangalangan at the University of Philippines is a strong advocate …

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Filipinos rebuild after Typhoon Haiyan

https://news.un.org/en/sites/news.un.org.en/files/audio/2014/11/f-fao-Haiyan-Anibaldi-en.mp3 Farmers and fishers in the Philippines are well on the road to recovery and building more resilient livelihoods, a year after Typhoon Haiyan hit the Asian country. The typhoon, one of the most powerful storms ever recorded, not only killed thousands of people, but also devastated the livelihoods of …

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Lessons in traditional music revitalise indigenous self-identity

https://news.un.org/en/sites/news.un.org.en/files/audio/2014/08/f-indigenous-JuliusCeasarDaguitan.mp3 Traditional music is being used in the Philippines as a creative way to engage indigenous youth in the dialogue about self-identity. Julius Ceasar Daguitan is a member of the Igorot people living in the Cordillera Region of the South-East Asian country. Sophie Outhwaite asked him how he uses music …

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Men in the Philippines stand up against gender-based violence

https://news.un.org/en/sites/news.un.org.en/files/audio/2014/08/2-f-phil-amb-women-violence.mp3 Men in the Philippines are actively engaged in their communities to tackle gender-based violence, according to the Permanent Representative of the Philippines to the UN. Ambassador Libran N. Cabactulan was referring to MOVE, a leading mens group involved in gender advocacy since 2006. At a UN event to encourage …

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