Philippines

Date: April 2, 2010

On the northern end of Luzon island in the Philippines is a mountainous region called the Cordillera.

Date: April 2, 2010

On the island of Mindanao, the last virgin rainforest in the Philippines struggles to remain alive. Mindanao is also the ancestral home of the Higaonon, a never conquered or colonized tribal people who still maintain a distinct dialect.

Date: April 2, 2010

The year 2000 heralds a new beginning for Cultural Survival's Education, Research and Advocacy Program.

Date: April 2, 2010

These are some of the questions that have framed Mapping Our World, a children's rights and research project which has worked with young people from Bangladesh, Canada, Colombia, the Dominican Republic, India, Nicaragua, the Philippines, Rwanda, Uganda and Zambia.

The project's intention is to provide a forum where children can speak and adults listen. To provide a structure for this work, Mapping Our World created a five-day workshop process where children (aged 12 to 17) were invited to use drawing, painting, writing, photography and video to "map" their lives.

Date: April 2, 2010

The World Commission on Dams' Process

Date: April 2, 2010

During the past few years, the resistance of indigenous and other minority communities to the construction of large dams has intensified and become increasingly better coordinated. In some regions, local resistance has become better organized and more effective. Globally, strengthening transnational ties contribute information, resources, and political leverage to the struggle.

Date: March 30, 2010

More than four million women and girls are trafficked into the sex industry annually, according to the United Nations.

Date: March 26, 2010

Relatively little research has examined directly the mental health status and treatment needs of the indigenous peoples of the world. This is both unsurprising and remarkable.

Date: March 25, 2010

Politics of Coalition-building for Democratic Reform: A Philippine. Experience

Date: March 25, 2010

From the late 1960s, the word, "commons," in the U.S.

Date: March 25, 2010

Given an agricultural system that relies on streamlining for greater efficiency and profit as exists in most countries today, one is left with "reak-guard" options for safeguarding plant diversity, until such a time that people again come to realize its importance, and opt for a drastic change in priorities. One strategy pursued by both national and international ties.

Date: March 25, 2010

Addressing Resource Management Concerns of the Indigenous Communities in. Palawan

Date: March 19, 2010

New social movements that emerged in the Philippines from the 1960s offered a new mazeway for citizens. Such revitalization movements included the progressive (or politically left) Catholic Church, the women's movement and the movement for national liberation. Within their own sets of discourses, respectively liberation theology, feminism, and Marxism, new social movements have reinvented notions of "nation" as both systems of cultural representation and shared experiences of community and identification.

Date: March 19, 2010

The 20th century may well be recognized in history as one of the most conflict-troubled times of the modern world. Compared to preceding centuries, more wars are taking place, and these wars last longer and are more devastating.

Date: March 19, 2010

On the night of June 7, 1993, two farmers were shot and killed in Upper Bulacao, Barangay Pardo, Cebu City. The gunman, identified by several at the scene, remains at large, as do those with whom he conspired to commit the murders - for few believe he acted alone. This incident, which attracted only brief attention in the Cebu City press, was the latest and dealiest escalation in an acrimonious local and dispute dating from 1988.

Date: March 14, 2010

OceanaGold's petition with the Philippine Court of Appeals has been denied for lack of merit.

Date: March 12, 2010

In "The Poets in the Kitchen," Paule Marshall tells stories from her childhood in the late 1930s and early '40s that reflect what it means to be an immigrant, a West Indian, a black in a racist society, a mother, a wife, a woman in a male-dominated culture, and a worker near the bottom of the economic ladder. Marshall's mother and her mother's women friends had all immigrated from Barbados. After a long day toiling as domestics or in other low-paid jobs, and before going home to their families and their own household chores, they would gather in Marshall's mother's kitchen.

Date: March 10, 2010

The Losses * Inappropriate logging and farming have so devasted the rain forest on the Philippine island of Ormoc that it no longer functions as a natural flood barrier.

Date: March 5, 2010

Women and Identity: Modernization and the changeover to market economies. have mobilized some indigenous women and left others stranded

Throughout the 1970s, and 1980s, issues relating to women and helping the poorest of the poor dominated development agencies, not to mention the lip service many agencies - large and small, public and private - gave to program priorities.

Date: March 4, 2010

"Sharing" the Wealth? Minerals, oil, timber, and now medicines and. genetic wealth-all are fair game for governments and corporations