As an organization of human rights defenders, Balay endorses the following 10-point agenda for the 2019 national election along with their critical aspects which, from its perspective, could be used as a yardstick by voters in making an informed decision on who among the candidates to support and whom to reject.
Statement in Support for Atty. Chel Diokno’s run for Senate
Balay Rehabilitation Center
BALAY Rehabilitation Center in partnership with the Bureau of Jail Management and Penology (BJMP) organized a psychoeducation activity to help jail personnel manage their work-related stress and treat better the persons detained in their facility. A total of 30 jail officers from Metro Manila District Jail 5 (MMDJ5) participated in two separate workshops on stress management and self-care held in Tanay, Rizal on March 2019.
Bachelet highlights major human rights situations around the world in address to the UN Human Rights Council in Geneva
“Inequalities stir grievances and unrest; fuel hatred, violence, and threats to peace; and force people to leave their homes and countries. Inequalities undermine social progress, and economic and political stability. But human rights build hope. They bind humanity together with shared principles and a better future, in sharp contrast to the divisive, destructive forces of repression, exploitation, scapegoating, discrimination – and inequalities,”