Advocacy and Campaigns

As a rights-based center for the rural women, PKKK aims to open channels for assistance in the areas of training, marketing and product development to help transform rural women into empowered self-propelling  women’s rights activists and rural entrepreneurs.  Towards this end, it undertakes campaigns to chart the struggle of the ranks of the rural women on key issues as well as to ensure that the rights of rural women are respected and promoted.  As we face a time of unprecedented and life-threatening climate challenges that wreak havoc on the life and the economy, we banner a climate centered work towards the pursuit of gender equity. 

MANILA, PHILIPPINES – Nakiisa ang Pambansang Koalisyon ng Kababaihan sa Kanayunan (PKKK) sa unity march ng humigit kumulang 40,000 na mga Pilipino kasama ang World March of Women at #BabaeAko movement sa naganap na United People’s SONA, noong ika-23 ng Hulyo, 2018.

Dala-dala ang mga bandera at placard, sama-samang sumulong ang mga grupo mula sa iba’t-ibang bahagi ng Unibersidad ng Pilipinas Diliman at Commonwealth, patungo sa harap ng St. Peter Parish Church.

Dito ay itinampok ang isang programang may panawagang #NoToDuterteChacha, kasabay ang SONA ni Pangulong Duterte sa Batasang Pambansa. Ilan sa mga paksang pinagtuunan ay ang charter change, war on drugs, extra-judicial killings, tax reform o TRAIN law, kontraktwalisasyon, at karapatan ng kababaihan kaugnay ng misogyny ng pangulo at ng lipunan.

WELGA ng KABABAIHAN Laban sa Kahirapan at Globalisasyon
ALyansa Agrikultura
Reproductive Healt Action Network (RHAN)
Philippine Movement for Climate Justice (PMCJ)
Save Agrarian Reform Alliance
Save the Fisheries Now! Network
Task Force Food Sovereignty
JASS (Just Associates) Philippines
UN Civil Society Assembly (UN CSA)
Inter-Agency Committee on Rural Women
UN Women
Oxfam – GB

Our Project Officers

Alyssa Balite
Project Officer

Mylene Hega
Girls Advocacy Alliance (GAA)
Marian Grace Ticson
Project Officer

Girls Advocacy Alliance (GAA)

The Girls Advocacy Alliance (GAA) is a 5-year advocacy program (2016-2020) aimed at contributing to gender equality and equal rights and opportunities for girls and young women, with focus on the elimination of gender-based violence and the economic exclusion of girls and young women.  This project which is a collaboration of three organizations – PLAN International, Terre des Hommes Netherlands and Defence for Children – ECPAT. and funded by the MInistry of Foreign Affairs of the Netherlands, have four main goals, namely (1) make people aware about these issues and get more public support to change things from the public; (2) increase the power of organizations, advocates and activists to make progress in the elimination of violence against girls and young women and their economic exclusion; (3) Improve how businesses work in support of the elimination of violence against girls and young women and their economic exclusion; and (4) make sure laws and policies that support the elimination of violence against girls and young women and their ecoomic exclusion are put into action.  It is being implemented in the following countries: Bangladesh, Ethiopia, Ghana, India, 

Youth Camp at Boso Boso Highlands

Kenya, Liberia, Nepal, Philippines, Sierra Leone and Uganda. 

The GAA country program in the Philippines focuses on the themes Commercial Sexual Exploitation of Children, Child Trafficking, Child Labor and Economic Exclusion/Empowerment of young women. PKKK’s project sites are Mariveles in Bataan and the cities of Cabanatuan, Palayan and Munoz in Nueva Ecija.

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