More than 50 Indigenous Peoples participated in the re-orientation of Human Rights in Barangay Recodo on September 9 of this year. This is in coordination with Kagawad Layna Abdurasid, the Indigenous Peoples Mandatory Representative (IPMR) of the Barangay and the Barangay Recodo Council.
ZABIDA through the ZABIDA Human Rights Advocacy Campaign Project Staff was invited to talk about the Identified Priority Issues concerning the IP sector which serves as the basis of the organization’s continuing Human Rights Advocacy Campaign for the sector concerned. Also present in the orientation was Engr. George T. Jucotan, Officer-in-Charge of the Zamboanga City Office of National Commission of Indigenous Peoples. Engr. Jucotan presented the Indigenous Peoples Right Act also known as the IPRA Law which provides the rights and priviledges of the Indigenous People. ZABIDA continues its efforts in disseminating the rights of every sector groups in their community. (LEO CHRISTOPHER GASPAR/ZABIDA/Human Rights Advocacy Campaign)