The unabated killing of political activists is depicted in this stage presentation by members of Gabriela, the women’s group, in observance of International Women’s Day today, March 8. According to women leaders, Filipino women have suffered enough under the Arroyo regime, whose security forces are being blamed for the atrocities. Click here for more pictures. (davaotoday.com photos by Barry Ohaylan)
Senatorial hopeful Loren Legarda greets Davao women leaders, among them Gabriela national chairperson Luz Ilagan (back to camera).
A Gabriela member during the celebrations.
Stage artists and activists depict the struggles of Filipino women.
The crowd whoops it up for Gabriela