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Melissa Roxas was selected as an awardee for the upcoming Tenth Biennial Phenomenal Woman Awards on Saturday, November 3rd, 2012. The Phenomenal Woman Awards event celebrates women who have made outstanding contributions to our community. It also allows the Gender & Women’s Studies Department to raise funds to sponsor special programming, support student and faculty [...]

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Women, Sow the Seeds of Resistance!

“I know there are still so many political prisoners languishing in jail especially women political detainees. I hope they too would soon be freed. There is no sense and no humanity in keeping them to rot in jail when their productive and reproductive capacities could be tapped and maximized and be of great service to [...]

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The Filipina Women’s Network selected Melissa Roxas as one of the “100 Most Influential Filipina Women in the United States” under the category of Policymakers and Visionaries.

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Justice for Melissa Press Conference

PRESS STATEMENT August 26, 2011 Remembering the Disappeared: Survivor of Abduction and Torture Appeals to the UN, International Human Rights Defenders Join the Growing Efforts to Seek Justice for Melissa Roxas Los Angeles, CA – Commemorating the International Day of the Disappeared, over 50 human rights activists, lawyers, law students, church, women and youth activists [...]

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Today, Melissa will be speaking at a Congressional Briefing on torture in Washington, D.C entitled, “Developing U.S. Responses to Countries that Torture: Survivor Witnesses from Four Continents.” This briefing is one of the activities of a week-long conference of the Torture Abolition and Survivor Support Coalition (TASSC). //

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Break the Silence! Open Mic

One Imagination presents Break the Silence! Open Mic Thursday, August 26, 2010, 7:00 PM – 10:00 PM Pizza Pi 649 E. Broadway Long Beach, CA 90802 Sign-ups start at 6:30 PM One Imagination is truly blessed and honored this August Break the Silence Open Mic to feature two amazing and inspiring Asian American women: Melissa [...]

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“DUKOT” Canadian Film Tour

Please support the Canadian tour of “DUKOT (Desaparecidos)”, a film directed by Joel Lamangan, written by Bonifacio Ilagan, and starring Allen Dizon, Iza Calzado, and Gina Alajar.  This film raises awareness about human rights violations in the Philippines.  Members of the cast and crew along with a survivor of abduction and torture, Melissa Roxas, will [...]

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