2nd HR Pinduteros Choice Awards is an event that aims to contribute in promotion of human rights online while we give recognition to efforts of HR pinduteros.
Human Rights Online Philippines or HRonlinePH.com started last March of 2011 and was officially launched in December 1, 2011 at Crystal Ship Café in Quezon City. The launch was highlighted by recognizing individuals and networks that contributed to the HRonlinePH.com’s initial success as an online community and resource on the country’s human rights condition through the 1st HR Pinduteros Awards.
More than a year after, as of December 2012 HRonlinePH.com has reached 283,598 hits or views. Last October 2, 2012 (During Black Tuesday) and October 27, 2012 were its busiest days with 1,541 and 2,294 visitors respectively according to our statistics provided by wordpress.com, giving us an estimated average of 600 hits a day since its conception last year.
We are consistently ranking in the top 10 of the site TopBlogs.com.ph under the category politics, government and more. In fact as of December 9, 2012, we are ranked 3rd among other blogs. We have also reached 573 followers in facebook and 196 in twitter. We are also being visited by thousands of readers from other countries like the US, United Kingdom, Austria, our neighboring countries and more.
We may not be the best blog in the Philippines, but we are one of the most promising Human Rights online community of pinduteros right now!
2nd HR Pinduteros Choice Awards
In our fight against the present state of the Cybercrime prevention law, we will not be stopped in using the internet in informing, inspiring and mobilizing the netizens to our cause. We will defend internet freedom! Let our voices be heard.
In celebration of 2012 Human Rights Day and as a way to give thanks to HR Defenders who continued their support by patronizing and contributing online articles, photos, statement, press releases and other resources, HRonlinePH.com is awarding its 2nd HR Pinduteros Choice Awards.
The HR Pinduteros Choice Awards is an online event that aims to give recognition to human rights defenders’ online activities (Individuals and groups) that informed, inspired and mobilized the online readers to our common cause that is to promote, defend and assert human rights utilizing the internet as a tool.
Online polling and popularization of the event also hopes to contribute in increasing awareness and build up for the international HR day celebration every December 10, through encouraging the netizens to visit and learn more about human rights issues, campaigns and etc. posted and featured in different HR sites.
Human Rights Pinduteros is a name we coined during Dakila’s Digital Activism Training or DIGIBAK in 2011 referring to HR community of internet users, HR advocates and activists (as a network) that promote and defend HR and believe in HRonlinePH.com’s call to inform, inspire and mobilize our readers to our cause.
“2nd HR Pinduteros Choice Awards” aims to:
Encourage active HR promotions and posting
Recognize online efforts for human rights
Promote HR activities online and offline
Encourage more readers and patronage for HR sites and causes
Give a glimpse on measures of effectivity and popularity of HR posts, campaigns, advocacies etc.
Recognitions/Categories for HRonlinePH pinduteros’ (readers’) choice 2012
HR PINDUTEROS CHOICE FOR HR NETWORK‘S POSTS
HR PINDUTEROS CHOICE FOR HR BLOGGER‘S POSTS
HR PINDUTEROS CHOICE FOR HR BLOGSITE
HR PINDUTEROS CHOICE FOR HR WEBSITE
HR PINDUTEROS CHOICE FOR HR EVENT
HR PINDUTEROS CHOICE FOR HR PHOTO
HR PINDUTEROS CHOICE FOR HR VIDEOS
OFF THE SHELF -SPECIAL RECOGNITION
MOST CLICKED LITERARY POST -SPECIAL RECOGNITION
MOST CLICKED FEATURED SITE -SPECIAL RECOGNITION
POP ONLINE CAMPAIGN -SPECIAL AWARDS
Nominees were chosen from the top items per category posted in HRonlinePH.com based on the hits generated (site statistics) from the period of October 2011 to September 20, 2012.
Scores for winning posts were based on HRonlinePH.com statistics combined with an online voting/polling that was held from the period of October 2012 and ended in November 20, 2012 at the HRonlinePH.com FB page.
The Categories and winners
HR PINDUTEROS CHOICE FOR HR NETWORK’S POSTS
This recognition goes to our networks of human rights defenders, NGOs, institutions and campaign centers that have their Press Releases, statements and articles submitted to HRonlinePH.com for posting and generated the most number of readers.
HR Pinduteros and Pinduteras have spoken. The HR PINDUTEROS CHOICE FOR HR NETWORK’S POST is a Press Release about a protest against the proposed bill that recommends lowering the age of accountability for juvenile delinquents…
“House Bill 6052 Threatens Children’s Human Rights”
by Children Legal Rights and Development Center (CLRD)