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HR 737 Equals VAW

The approval of the House Resolution 737 is a form of violence against women and the Filipino people, said a research and training institute for women.

According to Center for Women's Resources (CWR), amid the massive landlessness and homelessness that plague Filipino women, HR 737, which seeks to allow foreign corporations and associations to fully own lands in the country, will push women and their families to further poverty.

A CWR study shows that despite government's...

Women disempowered despite CARP – CWR study

CARP extension is no solution to impoverished peasant women and will not translate to empowerment, says a research and training institute for women.

According to a study by the Center for Women’s Resources (CWR), an independent research and training institute for women, the 20-year implementation of the Comprehensive Agrarian Reform Program (CARP) has hardly uplifted the condition of the underprivileged peasant women.

CWR argues that CARP’s provisions on retention limits,...