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No To Golden Rice
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Children have the right to live in a healthy environment, free from poisons >>



"We belong to one race, the human race and we have only one earth. This solidarity of people must ensure that we put people and the planet before profits. The earth we are given is not just for us but also for those who come after us. They need a tomorrow and that rests on us today."

                    - Irene Fernandez


WOMEN Assert Our Rights
to Land and Resources

On March 8, International Women's Day, the struggle of rural women shall take center stage through the campaign "Women Assert Our Rights to Land and Resources" that will be launched simultaneously in eight countries in Asia and Africa.

Latest Updates

Media Update
04 April 2014
The travelling journal on sexual and reproductive health and rights (SRHR) has made its fourth stop in the mountainous village of Doneyeang, Long District in Laos. The traveling journal's previous...

Press Statement
31 March 2014
PENANG, Malaysia – The Pesticide Action Network Asia and the Pacific (PAN AP) is deeply saddened with the passing away of beloved and respected activist Dr. Irene Fernandez today. “We grieve with...

Feature Story
26 March 2014
Thirteen-year-old Lina lives in a place of abject poverty. The rural village of Desa Tegalampel, located at the provincial town of Bondowoso in East Java, Indonesia, is around 30 kilometers from the...

Media Update
18 March 2014
In the second stop of the travelling journal on sexual and reproductive health rights (SRHR), a 13-year old Indonesian girl described her empowering journey of escaping child marriage and becoming a...

10-15 March 2014-03-13, Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia,
14 March 2014
Honourable Chair, Distinguished Delegates, Excellencies, Ladies and Gentlemen, I am P.P Sivapragasam, a member of the Coalition of Agricultural Workers International (CAWI) and representing the Civil...

Feature Story
13 March 2014
Lillian Falyao’s life changed when she married a miner at the age of 17. She left her family’s farm in Mountain Province, and went to live with her husband in a mining community in the town of...

ARWC and PAN AP on behalf of the CSOs
11 March 2014
FAO Regional Conference for Asia and the Pacific (APRC), 32nd Session, Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia, 10 - 14 March 2014. Thank you, Mr. Chair. On behalf of the Civil Society Organisations here, I would like...