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The week in photos: March 17-23, 2018

Mar 24, 2018 - 12:49 PM

This week's selection of photo highlights here and around the world

A refugee child participates in an anti-racist demonstration in Athens on March 17, 2018, marking as well two-years of the EU-Turkey deal and the closing of the borders. The banner reads' fight fortess Europe'. Refugees and solidarity groups condemned the new shipwreck off Agathonissi island earlier today, where 16 refugees drowned. / AFP PHOTO / LOUISA GOULIAMAKI

Duterte's '42 virgins' joke an insult to Filipinas, says Akbayan Women

Jan 27, 2018 - 7:55 PM

'We deserve a president who can represent Filipinos: men, women, and LGBT alike abroad,' says the activist group

DUTERTE IN INDIA. President Rodrigo Duterte speaks during the presentation of business agreements after the Philippines-India Business Forum at The Oberoi Hotel in New Delhi, India on January 26, 2018. Photo by Malacañang

Accused of sexism, Duterte vows to fight for women's rights

Nov 26, 2017 - 12:53 AM

President Rodrigo Duterte creates 'a culture of violence that endangers women and children,' says the activist group Akbayan Women

WITH THE PEOPLE. Duterte listening to a Davao City resident in his office. Photo by Davao City Government

LP women: Punish party mates behind lewd gimmick

Oct 02, 2015 - 12:53 PM

This has never been and will never be consistent with the values of the Liberal Party say Representatives Henedina Abad Josephine Sato and Kaka Bag ao

PARTY PERFORMANCE. Members of female group Playgirls dance at the birthday party of Laguna 4th District Representative Benjamin Agarao. Photo from the Playgirls Facebook page

Gov't fund sought for parties with more women candidates

Mar 05, 2014 - 8:47 PM

Political parties having women as 30 of its candidates can have access to an empowerment fund that can augment campaign kitties

WAIT ENDS. The House of Representatives passes the RH Bill on 3rd reading. Photo by Egay G. AguilarWAIT ENDS. The House of Representatives passes the RH Bill on 3rd reading. Photo by Egay G. Aguilar