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POPCOM-NCR opens helpline for family planning, gender-based violence concerns

May 08, 2020 - 3:31 PM

PRESS RELEASE: The public is advised to call or text its official helpline numbers 09617432337 (Smart) and 09272998764 (Globe) or through messenger via POPCOM-NCR facebook account

CHR launches online reporting portal for gender-based violence during lockdown

Apr 27, 2020 - 6:00 PM

'If you are, or if you know someone is being abused within your homes or communities, reach out to us,' says the Commission on Human Rights

Girls must be protected from sexual violence at school – UNICEF chief

Jul 09, 2019 - 9:37 AM

UNICEF chief Henrietta Fore says, we 'have a real responsibility to keep violence out of schools... by other students but also by their teachers'

Araullo High School grade 7 students attend the orientation as part of the dry run for the new school year of 2019-2020 at their campus in Manila on Friday, May 31. Photo by Ben Nabong

#FreeFromFear: UN campaign seeks safer PH cities for women

Dec 11, 2015 - 4:21 PM

Women are often harassed on the streets and a UN organization hopes to change that

PERSONAL STORIES. Women write their experiences of sexual harassment which are then shared online as part of the #FreefromFear campaign. Photo from the UN Safe Cities Metro Manila Programme

World Population Day: Women, RH, and disasters

Jul 11, 2015 - 9:37 AM

Natural disasters have a strong impact on women and girls On top of this they suffer from another kind of disaster one that deprives them of their reproductive rights

Filipino psychologists on Laude's death and gender-based violence

Dec 01, 2014 - 6:17 PM

Psychology professionals from all over the country highlight the grave consequences of violence on the mental health and well being of women

Why gender matters in natural disasters

Nov 29, 2014 - 3:00 PM

Even though the disaster itself doesn’t discriminate society does and certain practices within a society can leave women or other groups susceptible to harm

#AfterYolanda: The fight vs violence, trafficking

Nov 07, 2014 - 11:09 AM

Content is key in any relationship It’s about key messages and stories to save lives and keep them safe from crisis to post crisis phases

Fishermen use a net to catch fish off the coast of Anibong which was damaged by the 2013 Typhoon Yolanda in Tacloban City (30 October 2014). Photo by Dennis M. Sabangan/EPA

Angelina Jolie, warzone rape, and the celebrity effect

Jun 14, 2014 - 8:25 AM

Did her presence at the Global Summit Against Sexual Violence in Conflict turn attention toward or away from the issue?

'Organized communities can stop gender-based violence'

Jun 10, 2014 - 6:00 PM

A young development worker talks about the challenges and solutions to gender based violence

A message to women: Fight against violence

Jun 10, 2014 - 4:45 PM

A young woman issues a call to action to other women to fight against sexual violence in conflict