Sylvia Claudio - updates

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[ANALYSIS] What to do after April 14, 2020

Apr 06, 2020 - 5:00 PM

At this point, I believe we should ease restrictions. I cite 7 reasons.

[OPINION] A briefing for incoming first year college students

Aug 03, 2019 - 2:00 PM

Release your inner nerd. These can be some of the best years of your life.

Violence against women an 'epidemic' in PH – expert

Mar 08, 2019 - 7:52 PM

Sylvia Claudio, dean of the University of the Philippines' College of Social Work and Community Development, says one way to address violence against women is to start tackling the issue at home

VIOLENCE AGAINST WOMEN. Data as of 2017 showed at least 1 in 20 women aged 15 to 49 said they experienced some form of sexual violence.

[OPINION] Punishing the pregnant woman

Nov 20, 2018 - 4:00 PM

For its own sake, I suggest that Pines City College withdraw this discriminatory, judgmental and patronizing policy

[OPINYON] Dapat bang kainin ang bigas na may bukbok?

Sep 05, 2018 - 6:00 PM

Bumababa ang pagtingin ng mga Pilipino sa sarili kapag kumakain tayo ng mabaho, ginamot, o pinesteng bigas. Hindi ba ito ang ginagawa ng gobyerno sa kanilang solusyon sa krisis ng bigas?

[OPINION] Life without bullies? Why Senate must pass anti-discrimination bill

Aug 06, 2018 - 11:29 AM

I make this appeal for the sake of science, for the sake of morality and for the sake of the nation’s well-being

[OPINION] Season of sadness

Jun 04, 2018 - 10:00 AM

Please reach out now. You do not have to suffer alone. Others are pulling for you and you must find them.

[OPINION] The perils of quo warranto against Sereno

May 07, 2018 - 12:00 PM

If history indeed is the final and fair judge, those who vote against the quo warranto petition will be judged by future generations as people who put institution and country above themselves

[OPINION] Profanity

Apr 23, 2018 - 10:00 AM

Cursing does have an aura of authenticity. It shows raw emotion. It shows the man as he truly is. But if this is the true character of the man, I would prefer a little hypocrisy.

[OPINION] New beginnings

Apr 02, 2018 - 1:45 PM

My disability has led me to learn to accept how life can be arbitrary. There are many things I can be grateful for and there are many things I have to just accept and overcome.

[OPINION] Misogyny is bad for all Filipinos

Mar 19, 2018 - 10:42 AM

When women themselves reinforce this misogynistic culture by downplaying, excusing, or applauding it, they participate in their own oppression

[OPINION] Did EDSA fail us?

Feb 26, 2018 - 9:16 AM

When this regime threatens press freedom, imprisons its critics, and arbitrarily kills its citizens, then it fails us and EDSA. It reverses all the steps we have taken towards democracy and progress.

Hinggil sa clinical trials ng Dengvaxia

Feb 12, 2018 - 10:56 AM

Ipagpatuloy ang pagbabakuna sa mga bata at sa sarili sa ilalim ng programa ng DOH sa bakuna

[OPINION] Civil servants

Jan 29, 2018 - 10:23 AM

Current leaders come and go. But a core of career civil servants keeps the government going. They help the government survive every round of carpet-baggers and charlatans our broken political system throws into leadership.

[OPINION] Sidewalks and dengvaxia

Jan 15, 2018 - 10:00 AM

In the use of any technology, whether that be sidewalks or an anti-dengue vaccine, it is crucial to do a cost-benefit analysis

[OPINION] My year that was

Jan 01, 2018 - 11:45 AM

I, who have lived in and loved this country for so long, have become heart broken. 2017. A very bad year. And yet 2017 has been the best of times.

[OPINION] Dear Rodrigo

Dec 04, 2017 - 10:00 AM

You do know as well that I pray for everyone – the innocent as well as the guilty, the weak and the strong, young and old, women and children, democrats and fascists, believers and unbelievers

[OPINION] Christmas? Bah, humbug!

Nov 20, 2017 - 9:00 AM

Please remember that some of us are not Christian. Though that may not be a problem for those of us who have learned to be generous to the presumptuous, please be aware that you are not entitled to such generosity though we are entitled to your sensitivity.

[OPINION] Groovy

Nov 06, 2017 - 10:30 AM

Most of us are born into some sort of privilege (of class, race, caste, sexual orientation, sex, and so on). It is foolhardy to think we can cast off these parts of our being and thereby find some form of revolutionary authenticity.

De Lima slams Duterte in two September 21 protests

Sep 23, 2017 - 9:24 PM

Despite her detention, Senator Leila de Lima participates in the biggest opposition gatherings so far under President Rodrigo Duterte

Sotto threatens to sue Rappler, columnist for piece on RH budget cut

Feb 04, 2016 - 2:42 PM

The senator wants the Thought Leaders piece Magnanakaw sa Senado by Dr Sylvia Estrada Claudio taken down within 10 days

RH BUDGET CUT. RH law advocates, posing as Senators Tito Sotto and Loren Legarda, dramatize the controversial RH budget cut during a press conference of the Purple Ribbon for RH Movement on January 13, 2016. File photo by Jee Y. Geronimo/Rappler

A sabbatical year

Jul 13, 2015 - 11:30 AM

How I re discovered that laziness is essential to productivity

How a UP student's near-perfect grade got people talking

Jun 27, 2015 - 8:00 PM

Tiffany Uy breaks records and dreams big but online bashers are still aplenty

SUMMA CUM LAUDE. Tiffany Grace Uy graduates from the University of the Philippines with a near-perfect grade average. Photo from UP Diliman website

LGBT activists: 'Recognize transgender rights in the Philippines now'

May 28, 2014 - 9:44 PM

Transgender people want the public and the lawmakers to know they have their own rights too

Next in RH battle: Full implementation by DOH, LGUs

Apr 18, 2014 - 5:00 PM

Advocates say the decade long wait allowed for the mobilization of the public – the strongest method to ensure implementation

Lagman: Anti-RH law forces will never stop

Apr 17, 2014 - 4:38 PM

Health advocates expect the fight to continue in Congress and the Supreme Court

RH law: The challenge ahead

Apr 17, 2014 - 10:17 AM

Rep Edcel Lagman and Dr Sylvia Claudio talk about the Reproductive Health Law

Rappler Newscast | April 16, 2014

Apr 16, 2014 - 9:32 PM

Lacson accuses the Romualdezes of mounting an anti government rally The first MERS case in PH confirmed RH law proponents say proper implementation will improve Filipinos’ lives

What women of Eastern Samar value in time of great need

Jan 03, 2014 - 2:17 PM

In barangays they are given women friendly spaces where they can meet discuss problems make plans – even dance

Sylvia Claudio

The other sins of Senator Vicente Sotto III

Aug 21, 2012 - 8:16 AM

Perhaps Senator Sotto should take a break from legislative work and try to learn basic lessons of scientific reasoning and civility in argumentation

Pacquiao, Corona, Lady Gaga, the CBCP and me

May 27, 2012 - 10:50 AM

I have learned that some form of power and structure is necessary that some traditions are important to keep even as we move to change those that no longer help us thrive

Sex, gender and toilets

Mar 27, 2012 - 10:26 AM

Battles for inclusion and equality can be about mundane things too Or perhaps most high principles are really about every day life

Sylvia Claudio