We stand today in Asia and link arms of solidarity on these Global Days of Action to make ourselves heard on the occasion of the 75th anniversary of the UN General Assembly, that we demand national and global COVID19 measures based solidly on tax and fiscal justice, the primacy of people and human rights, and the sustainability of our environment and the planet.
The Philippines’ first socialist woman senator called on legislators and tax justice advocates to work together for progressive taxation that will reduce the tax burden of the poor and secure revenues for public services.
Women across Asia are saying NO to COVID, COAL and DEBT! The multiple crises we are facing need measures that transform systems which cause inequality, not band-aid solutions that take us back to business as usual.
Climate change is a consequence of the unnatural warming of the surface of our planet since the start of industrialization. Filipinos know first-hand the destructive impacts of climate change... This is a planet-wide emergency.
APMDD is a regional alliance of peoples’ movements, community organizations, coalitions, NGOs and networks. APMDD believes in social transformation that is all encompassing and interrelated: it is economic, political, cultural and environmental and has class, ethnicity/race and gender dimensions.