Philippines

Author: 
Liling Magtolis Briones
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Social Watch Phillipines

Social Watch Philippines released its global report last November, to coincide with the conclusion of the National Consultation on Financing for Development that was attended by civil society groups and discussed the status of the country’s programs to meet the United Nations Millennium Development Goals.

Author: 
Leonor Magtolis Briones

The death by suicide of a twelve-year old girl from Davao due to extreme poverty has touched the collective conscience of the country. People of consequence, from the President down to bureaucrats, social anthropologists, civil society organizations, and media personalities have endeavored to explain why a child would commit suicide.

Author: 
Leonor Magtolis Briones
Author: 
Marivic Raquiza and Nadia Ginete
Author: 
Dan B. Codamon
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