economic social and cultural rights

Human rights in Asia: In the flashpoint of crisis and war

May 3, 2024

The onslaught of imperialism is relentless and brutal, and the sufferings of the working people are unimaginable.

Marcos Jr administration doesn’t uphold the economic rights of Filipinos

December 10, 2022

The Marcos Jr administration entered its sixth month in office failing in its responsibility to uphold economic, social an cultural rights

Civil society groups: Agenda 2030 possible with alternative economics, governance

November 29, 2022

Gathering at the heels of various global issue conferences, civil society organizations said that the country’s dominantly business-biased and profit-driven atmosphere keeps it from progressing towards the sustainable goals of Agenda 2030.

Gov’t fails to convince int’l community of improved human rights situation in PH

November 15, 2022

At the United Nations Human Rights Council’s 4th cycle of the Universal Periodic Review, many countries expressed concerns about ongoing human rights violations in the country and the Philippine government’s inadequate responses to recommendations made in the last cycle in 2017.

PH government misleading UN on state of social and economic rights

November 12, 2022

The Philippine government grossly misleads the United Nations Human Rights Council about the state of social and economic rights in the country in the report it belatedly submitted for the 4th cycle of the Universal Periodic Review, according to the Philippine UPR Watch network.

PH government violating social and economic rights during and after COVID-19

November 11, 2022

The policies of the Philippine government during and after the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic in 2020 adversely affected the realization of economic, social and cultural rights for the people.

IBON submits report on state of Philippine economy to United Nations

April 4, 2022

NEWS

The poorest 70-80% of Filipinos are denied their right to development while government economic policies continue to bolster the wealth of super-rich oligarchs and the profits of large corporations

Dire state of PH economic, social, and cultural rights

December 27, 2020

The pre-pandemic year saw the nation’s pre-existing social and economic woes worsening. Pursuing the people’s economic, social, cultural, civil and political rights is urgent and vital in getting out of the COVID crisis and moving towards real recovery.