The Commission on Human Rights of the Philippines awarded the Medical Action Group with the Gender Ombud Kakampi Award for advancing gender equality and women’s rights. A free and equal society is where both women and men enjoy the same rights. Uphold all health and human rights for all!
OCTOBER 10 IS WORLD MENTAL HEALTH DAY Stigma and discrimination directly affect people’s access to mental health services. Thus, this is an equally important task with ensuring that mental health services across all sectors (workplace, schools, and the communities) are available. Together, let’s continue to fight the stigma on mental health so everyone can enjoy this right. REMEMBER, THERE IS NO HEALTH WITHOUT MENTAL HEALTH.
As part of the celebration of the National Correctional Consciousness Week, the United Against Torture Coalition (UATC) – Philippines invites you to an online forum NATIONAL DETENTION SUMMIT 2021: Compassionate Care Behind Bars October 20-22, 2021Via Zoom (see links to register) This 3-day forum will tackle five (5) specific issues affecting persons deprived of liberty (PDLs). Discussions on each issue will be conducted in separate, simultaneously held Zoom breakout rooms.
[CALL FOR PARTICIPANTS] Mental Health and Wellness: A Training of Trainers for Human Rights Defenders
This training aims to increase knowledge and understanding on mental health and to enhance capacity of Human Rights Defenders on basic para-psychosocial skills
In solidarity with victims, survivors, and their families – commemoration of 49th Martial Law Declaration
Magkaibang panahon ngunit tila nasa parehas pa rin na sitwasyon. Halos limang dekada na ang nakalipas, ngunit ang laban para sa hustisya at pananagutan ay patuloy paring hinahagilap ng mamamayan. MANINDIGAN PARA SA KARAPATAN, DIKTADURYA LABANAN!NEVER AGAIN TO MARTIAL LAW! #NeverAgain #NeverForget #DefendHumanRights #EndImpunity #DutertePanagutin
As COVID-19 cases continue to rise, the SRA and other benefits are still yet to be released. Promote the rights of health care workers! Hear the voice of frontliners! Release the SRA now! #SaveOurFrontliners#WearAHeartSupportHCWs#ReleaseSRANow#ReleaseActiveHazardDutyPayNow#ReleaseMATNow#MassHiringNow#COVID19PH
Due to lack of benefits and government assistance, health care workers will stage a protest or resign en massé if they do not receive their benefits, such as the special risk allowance (SRA). The Medical Action Group stands with all health care workers to push the government for prioritize public interest over political considerations. #SaveOurFrontliners#WearAHeartSupportHCWs#ReleaseSRANow#ReleaseActiveHazardDutyPayNow#ReleaseMATNow#MassHiringNow#COVID19PH
MAG opens the registration for the educational video series for human rights defenders (HRDs). The videos tackle what stress is and how to manage it, self-care, and overview of psychological first aid. Interested participants can register at: bit.ly/RegisterMVS to get access to the videos.
Sa huling SONA ng kasalukuyang administrasyon, nananawagan ang taumbayan, kasama ng iba’t ibang sektor, at progresibong grupo: #DutertePanagutin #KarapatanHindiKarahasan #KabuhayanHindiPatayan #TUMINDIG #WAKASona
A 3-part webinar series was held by PMPI, MAG, INAM and COM which encouraged the participation of partner communities to strengthen their understanding on the COVID-19 situation and caring for people affected in their homes, COVID-19 vaccination, as well as the lessons learned after a year in a pandemic. The webinars, which were held last May 17, 19, and 21, 2021 can be viewed in this article, or through the