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LIST: 2019 Pride activities

Jun 26, 2019 - 8:16 PM

How will you celebrate Pride? Here's a running list of activities you can do for the conclusion of Pride Month.

Groups ask Comelec to junk Duterte Youth Cardema's substitution bid

May 20, 2019 - 5:43 PM

Election watchdog Kontra Daya and leaders of youth groups argue Duterte Youth Chairman Ronald Cardema does not meet the age requirement

COMELEC EN BANC. In this photo, 4 of the 7 Comelec commissioners observe the canvassing of the certificates of canvass in the 2019 elections. Photo by Angie de Silva/Rappler

Youth groups protest against perceived election irregularities offline

May 14, 2019 - 2:24 PM

(2nd UPDATE) Protesters – mostly youth – are raising doubts over the integrity of the elections following the back-to-back transmission delays, technical glitches, and cases of election violations

Students and youth leaders from various progressive organizations gather outside the Gate 2 of University of Sto. Tomas in Manila on Tuesday, May 14 to protest the perceived irregularities in the midterm elections. Photo by Jomar Villanueva/Rappler

#ChildrenNotCriminals: Rights groups slam bill lowering age of criminal liability

Jan 21, 2019 - 2:30 PM

Unicef Philippines says it is deeply concerned about the bill, describing it as 'an act of violence against children'

CHILDREN'S RIGHTS. Several rights groups slam the bill lowering the minimum age of criminal responsibility from 15 years old to 9 years old.

IN PHOTOS: Thousands join nationwide walkout vs Duterte

Feb 23, 2018 - 8:25 PM

Thousands of protesters march the streets in various cities around the country to slam President Rodrigo Duterte's alleged repressive policies against the poor, and to fight for press freedom and human rights

Photo by Mau Victa/Rappler

#WalkOutPH trends on Twitter as millennials fight for press freedom, human rights

Feb 23, 2018 - 4:59 PM

Martial Law survivor Boni Ilagan also talked to students from the College of Mass Communication and advised them to 'create their own First Quarter Storm'

PH youth urge Pope Francis: ‘Hear our true story’

Jan 15, 2015 - 8:47 AM

In an open letter to the Catholic leader a nationwide coalition of youth groups details the challenges faced by Filipino youth from the peace process and disasters to corruption in government

Youth groups file second impeachment raps vs Aquino

Jul 22, 2014 - 7:53 PM

Like the first complaint this one – filed by student leaders and campus journalists – also involves the DAP which the Supreme Court has declared partially unconstitutional

FILED. Groups hold a peach ribbon protest calling for the impeachment of President Benigno Aquino III. Photo by Joel Leporada/Rappler

Youth groups file plunder charges vs Abad over DAP

Jul 08, 2014 - 3:35 PM

Petitioners say the Supreme Court decision leaves Abad open for investigation for systematically misappropriating converting misusing public funds through DAP

Anti-pork barrel student group to stage walkout on August 23

Aug 19, 2013 - 4:53 PM

The group also wants the President’s Social Fund PSF abolished