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Rappler columnist Ana Santos among IOM 2019 Champions of Migration

Dec 22, 2019 - 10:00 AM

The International Organization for Migration and the Department of Foreign Affairs recognize Ana P. Santos along with Sister Rosa Angelica Libron, Dr Edna Estifania Co, and WarPeace Arnold

ANA P. SANTOS receives the 2019 Champions of Migration Award.

Titas of Manila: What it's really like to be single in your 40s

Mar 04, 2019 - 11:00 AM

Are you officially a self-proclaimed single Tita of Manila?

[OPINION | Dash of SAS] President Duterte molested his maid. He’s not the only Filipino man to do so

Jan 12, 2019 - 3:00 PM

We rage with righteous indignation when migrant workers are abused by their employer abroad, but keep silent when it happens here at home

[OPINION | Dash of SAS] Walking and fighting for divorce in the Philippines

May 30, 2018 - 9:00 AM

The divorce advocates have yet to get the full support of the Senate, but they are getting a lot of love and support from their kids. This is one fight that pro-divorce mothers and fathers will not have to face alone.

[OPINION | Dash of SAS] Of sexual predators and sexual klutzes

Jan 21, 2018 - 6:00 PM

'Men like Harvey Weinstein need prison but men like the sexual bully who only thinks of his own gratification, the sexual klutz and all those in between need re-education.'

[DASH of SAS] That Supreme Court TRO

Jul 30, 2017 - 8:52 AM

The Supreme Court did not issue a temporary restraining order TRO against the implementation of the RH Law They issued a TRO on contraceptives

[Dash of SAS] #EveryWoman: Her vagina is made of steel

Oct 02, 2016 - 1:47 PM

This is what happens when you look between a woman’s legs Only a fool would be surprised to find that she has a backbone

Kuwento ng dalawang au pair sa Europa

Jul 31, 2016 - 12:30 PM

As au pairs Christy and Jhoy wanted to improve their lives What they found instead was heartbreak maltreatment and a future in limbo

Writer's Block PH invites you to "Travel the Write Way"

Jun 10, 2016 - 4:36 PM

The popular writing workshop will happen on June 18 at Fully Booked BGC

LIVE BLOG: BDJ Women's Summit

Apr 15, 2016 - 10:43 PM

Guest speakers included Amina Rasul Bernardo Myrza Sison Ana P Santos and more Read the event’s highlights through the live blog held last Saturday April 16

Invitation to a workshop: A writing lab for teens

Mar 29, 2016 - 1:30 PM

Lifestyle writer Nikka Sarthou Lainez and Rappler columnist Ana P Santos will help your teens develop their writing skills in a fun way

The 1st BDJ Summit: Women Helping Women

Mar 23, 2016 - 2:37 PM

In celebration of its 10th year Belle de Jour is continuing its efforts to empower Filipinas to live life to the fullest

Invitation to a workshop: Travel the 'write' way

Mar 02, 2016 - 5:42 PM

This workshop is hosted by Writer s Block Philippines and will happen on Saturday March 12

Invitation to a workshop: Jumpstart your freelance writing career

Feb 03, 2016 - 12:54 PM

Rappler columnist Ana P Santos and lifestyle writer Nikki Sarthou Lainez will teach you how to turn your passion into a sustainable venture

Feature Writing 101: The basics of storytelling

Sep 30, 2015 - 6:09 PM

Writer s Block will hold its feature writing workshop for the second time in 2015

Discover online writing hacks at Wired 2.0

Aug 17, 2015 - 6:35 PM

Writer’s Block Philippines hosts a workshop on writing for the web and social media

Want to be a freelance writer?

Jun 18, 2015 - 11:42 AM

This workshop is for you

A workshop for aspiring travel writers

May 14, 2015 - 4:19 PM

As the old saying goes the faintest ink is better than the best memory

[Dash of SAS] The macho dancer

Apr 29, 2015 - 7:01 PM

Our jobs don’t make us bad people We’re entertainers we entertain all the people who come through our doors We make them happy

[DASH of SAS] Girl+: This mobile app saves girls

Mar 25, 2015 - 12:52 PM

Girls should feel safe when on the road or commuting late at night They should feel safe when going to work

[DASH of SAS] Cinderella 2.0 and 'The Clooney Effect'

Mar 11, 2015 - 2:56 PM

Little girls have been raised to the drum beats of empowerment and feminism their lullabies are about being everything you can be and their fairytales are about reaching for your potential and going after your dreams

Creative Entrepreneurship: Where Passion and Profit Meet

Jan 23, 2015 - 8:58 PM

Writer’s Block Philippines is hosting the first ever Creative Entrepreneurship Summit on 31 January 2015 Saturday 1 5pm at the Top Shelf of Fully Booked Bonifacio Global City

[DASH of SAS] Between mothers

Dec 21, 2014 - 4:46 PM

Mila and Ana are both working mothers Their circumstances set them apart

[DASH of SAS] Not a slut, not a saint

Sep 25, 2014 - 11:55 AM

Being who we are can never be used as a cause or justification for rape

AIDS free generation: We’re nearly there, but...

Jul 26, 2014 - 1:37 PM

Among the scientific and global health achievements is a 25 decline in HIV related deaths and the 14 million patients – mostly from low to middle income countries – who now have access to life saving anti retroviral therapy

NOT YET OVER. An AIDS-free generation is near but the fight is not yet done. Photo from International AIDS Society/Steve Forrest

AIDS 2014 delegates drop their pants

Jul 25, 2014 - 5:09 PM

Bare legged delegates party to celebrate the 10th anniversary of an important tradition and to raise funds for the International Community of Women Living with HIV AIDS

BRAVE THE COLD. Delegates stripped off their pants despite the low temperature in Australia. Photo by Ana P. Santos

OFW skills go digital

Jul 25, 2014 - 2:00 PM

Can our OFWs transition into higher paying work? Filipino Digerati a non profit organization in the United Arab Emirates UAE believes so

[DASH of SAS] In search of a penis and equality

Jul 18, 2014 - 7:00 AM

There is a growing group of women who in their 20s to their 40s and beyond are defining beauty according to a new standard: their own

INFOGRAPHIC: Where in the world are the Filipinos?

Jun 17, 2014 - 4:16 PM

Filipinos live practically all over the world

Rappler columnist is 2014 Persephone Miel fellow

May 10, 2014 - 6:42 PM

Rappler columnist Ana P Santos wins the international 2014 Persephone Miel Fellowship

[Dash of SAS] The invisible double standard

Apr 01, 2014 - 3:38 PM

How do you measure the misogyny in a benevolent wolf s clothing?

[Dash of SAS] Prosti-tuition

Feb 19, 2014 - 9:26 PM

MJ walks to make ends meet and pay for her college tuition It s a life less ordinary and fraught with risks

Radyo Bakdaw: Airwaves aid in disaster relief

Feb 19, 2014 - 2:15 PM

A humanitarian group set up an emergency radio station in Guiuan Eastern Samar to comfort the survivors and provide life saving information

LAST STANDING. After Typhoon Yolanda, Radyo Bakdaw is the only running radio station in Guian. All photos contributed by Ana. P. Santos

[Dash of SAS] Who's screwing who?

Feb 14, 2014 - 1:48 PM

Today the benefits of technology include ease of connectivity and a wide network of potential hook ups

[DASH of SAS] Going back to the basics to prevent infertility

Jan 29, 2014 - 6:00 PM

Dr Linda Bennett of the University of Melbourne contributes significant research on unexplained infertility amongst Indonesian women

THE BASICS. Dr. Linda Bennett stresses the need for basic reproductive education for rural women.

[DASH OF SAS] Is HIV going out of fashion?

Jan 01, 2014 - 9:54 PM

In the Philippines the emergency state of HIV has just begun

[DASH of SAS] Sex, intimacy and the RH law in the time of Yolanda

Dec 17, 2013 - 7:36 PM

Survivors will continue to have sex in the time of Yolanda for a reason that the numbers won t tell you

Gov't, aid agencies rush to address shelter needs in E. Samar

Dec 13, 2013 - 3:50 PM

Finding land is only part of the problem

#WHIPIT Multiple burdens: One struggle, one success for all

Dec 11, 2013 - 12:04 PM

We ask women how they have dealt with multiple labels and burdens

FIGHTING BACK. Ana Santos struggled with an overprotective family in her youth.

Cleanup of Iloilo oil spill encounters delays

Dec 06, 2013 - 8:43 PM

The Napocor Power Barge 103 which contained 1 4 million liters of bunker fuel spills about 850 000 liters into the coastline of the town of Estancia

Rappler Hangout | Sexual Purity: Virtue or Vintage?

Aug 14, 2013 - 4:14 PM

How do today s singles think about sexual purity? Join the conversation

#SexTalk: Why has ‘My Husband’s Lover’ become such a hit?

Jul 24, 2013 - 7:57 PM

For this week s SexTalk Rappler Hangout health journalist and sexual health advocate Ana P Santos will talk about the real life issues surrounding ‘My Husband’s Lover’ Why exactly has “My Husband’s Lover” become phenomenal? Why has it become such a hit among Filipinos?

#SexTalk Rappler Hangout

Happy even after: The Daddy-Mommy

Jun 16, 2013 - 4:24 PM

Looking back, I can say that I never imagined how much I enjoy being a being a solo mom and the lessons it has taught me

FAMILY OF TWO. It’s not the breakup of a marriage or relationship that makes you a failure, it’s what you make of yourself after it that does

'Mobile' health service

Jun 08, 2013 - 10:30 AM

Rather than going to a clinic to get prenatal advice expectant mothers may simply have to access their mobile phone

What men want

Feb 09, 2013 - 5:40 PM

What do men think and feel when it comes to women dating and sex? Here s a snapshot of the Google Hangout on what men want

Education in crisis

Feb 01, 2013 - 8:54 PM

In spite of the nothingness that surrounds us there is still hope

REBUILDING. After the storm, there is little choice left but to move on. Photo by J. Estey

#TravelThursday: Bed and breakfast in Brussels

Jan 31, 2013 - 11:28 PM

Where you stay while traveling is a big factor on whether your trip will be unforgettable or otherwise

HOME AWAY FROM HOME. L’Art de la Fugue in Brussels is homey, cozy, and interesting. All photos courtesy of Johan Guillaume