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We, the undersigned civil society organizations in the ASEAN region, urge the government of Brunei to immediately halt the full implementation of the Sharia Penal Code (SPC). The said law entails provisions that contradict international human rights standards, including the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR), Convention on the Rights of the Child (CRC), Convention on the Elimination […]
By the HAPI Scholars Leaving your religion behind and looking at life purely from a secular perspective is a sometimes scary, but always humbling experience that a lot of secular humanists could tell you about. The truth is that there isn’t one big moment of clarity where you grasp everything that was ridiculous or irrational […]
HAPI has always been internationally acclaimed from the get go as a humanist and secularist society, however, it is now becoming a household name. HAPI Trees did it again, this time being featured three times in three different newspapers in Cebu, Philippines. We are indeed very fortunate and happy to be with a society that […]
Our monthly HAPI Nutricamp will continue and still going strong in Alabang, Muntinlupa, Philippines. The menu changes and depends on the occasion and weather. For Oct 20th, it was porridge with chicken, a little warm soup for the cold weather caused by Lawin, the name of the Typhoon that ravaged Northern Luzon. This is just […]
February 14, 2019 Manila, Philippines Photo: TED ALJIBE/AFP/Getty Images Blink, but don’t miss it: HIV-AIDS infection rates are soaring in the Philippines. In the wake of the 30th World AIDS Day (which HAPI celebrated by joining Quezon City’s annual pride march) and the recent passage of the Philippine HIV and AIDS Policy Act, I’ve been […]
“Humanism is a democratic and ethical life stance that affirms that human beings have the right and responsibility to give meaning and shape to their own lives. Humanism stands for the building of a more humane society through an ethics based on human and other natural values in a spirit of reason and free inquiry […]
Guidelines on the Ethical Use of Language by Junelie Anthony Velonta Dumaguete City Language, something so inherently human, has many times been used to manipulate people. From false news and data to words of hate and division, the unethical use of language has increased dramatically. The internet does not help with this. With the […]