Photos | Huge International Women’s Day protest vs ‘criminally negligent’ Aquino regime

March 9, 2014

An estimated 12,000 women and men marched from Liwasang Bonifacio to Mendiola in Manila to protest President Aquino's "criminal negligence" to people's needs, especially in the aftermath of typhoon Yolanda (Haiyan). <strong>Macky Macaspac</strong>

An estimated 12,000 women and men marched from Liwasang Bonifacio to Mendiola in Manila to protest President Aquino’s “criminal negligence” to people’s needs, especially in the aftermath of typhoon Yolanda (Haiyan). Macky Macaspac

One Billion Rising for Justice Global Director Monique Wlison, Gabriela Rep. Joms Salvador, and Gabriela Women's Party-list Rep. Emmi de Jesus, among other women leaders, lead the march to Mendiola, at the doorstep of Aquino's palace. <strong>KR Guda</strong>

One Billion Rising Global Director Monique Wlison, Gabriela Secretary-General Joms Salvador, and Gabriela Women’s Party-list Rep. Emmi de Jesus, among other women leaders, lead the march to Mendiola, at the doorstep of Aquino’s palace. KR Guda

Photo by <strong>Boy Bagwis</strong>

Photo by Boy Bagwis

Photo by <strong>KR Guda</strong>

Photo by KR Guda

Survivors of typhoon Yolanda under the alliance People Surge hold up images of the tragedy that struck Eastern Visayas. They are demanding justice for the "criminal negligence" of the Aquino government. <strong>Boy Bagwis</strong>

Survivors of typhoon Yolanda under the alliance People Surge hold up images of the tragedy that struck Eastern Visayas. They are demanding justice for the “criminal negligence” of the Aquino government. Boy Bagwis

Photo by <strong>Macky Macaspac</strong>

Mother and child protesters. Macky Macaspac

Photo by <strong>KR Guda</strong>

Photo by KR Guda

Florida "Ka Pong" Sibayan, acting chairperson of Alyansa ng Manggagawang Bukid sa Asyenda Luisita (Ambala), speaks about the land grabbing and harassments experienced by farmer-beneficiaries in the hands of armed goons of the Cojuangco family in Hacienda Luisita, which is owned by the family of President Aquino. <strong>KR Guda</strong>

Florida “Ka Pong” Sibayan, acting chairperson of Alyansa ng Manggagawang Bukid sa Asyenda Luisita (Ambala), speaks about the land grabbing and harassments experienced by farmer-beneficiaries in the hands of armed goons of the Cojuangco family in Hacienda Luisita, which is owned by the family of President Aquino. KR Guda

Workers under Kilusang Mayo Uno, allied federations and unions called for an end to government-condoned practice of labor contractualization that is an affront to the rights and welfare of Filipino workers. <strong>Macky Macaspac</strong>

Workers under Kilusang Mayo Uno, allied federations and unions called for an end to government-condoned practice of labor contractualization that is an affront to the rights and welfare of Filipino workers. Macky Macaspac

Protesting women in Mendiola break through a mural depicting President Aquino and his allies who benefit from the pork barrel system, while complicit in criminal negligence to people's needs. <strong>Boy Bagwis</strong>

Protesting women in Mendiola break through a mural depicting President Aquino and his allies who benefit from the pork barrel system, while complicit in criminal negligence to people’s needs. Boy Bagwis

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Photos by Boy Bagwis, Macky Macaspac, Darius Galang, Pher Pasion & KR Guda

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