Because of its location in the Pacific Rim of Fire, the Philippines is considered one of the most disaster-prone countries in the world.
There are over 3 million homeless people in the Philippines, one of the highest in the world.
“…it is expected that land disputes will continue while the elite and the government continue to deny farmers and tillers their right to land.
The extrajudicial killings of indigenous rights activists and advocates continue
The 2017 May One rally was attended by almost 100,000 workers and labor rights advocates from all over the country.