The key message is that human rights are not abstract concepts that have been imposed on us by the West. They are concrete day-to-day activities that make it possible for us to determine whether or not our quality of life befits human beings. Duty bearers, i.e., those in government, are bound by virtue of their position and authority to enable the exercise, protection and fulfillment of human rights by citizens. When they are remiss, Philippine history teaches us that segments of the citizenry muster the courage to organize and resist human rights violations in various ways and levels, starting from the margins.
PJSD 2018 Volume 10 Issue Editors: Ma. Linnea V. Tanchuling and Ma. Theresa V. Tungpalan, DSD Editorial Board: Sylvia E, Claudio, M.D.,PhD John Erwin S. Bañez Yolanda G. Ealdama Managing Editor: Celeste F. Vallejos Technical Editor: Melissa Y. Moran Agribisita: Pag-oorganisa at Koletibong Pamamahal sa Agrikultura ng Molinete Farmers Association ng Laurel, Batangas by Wilfredo […]
The Department of Social Work, College of Social Work and Community Development, University of the Philippines invites contributions in the form of research papers, case studies and literary works for the 11th volume of the Philippine Journal of Social Development to be published on December 2018. The theme for this volume is “human rights from […]