misogyny - updates

Rappler's latest stories on misogyny


[OPINION] A victim of a voyeur, and the tragedies of filing a report

Feb 01, 2020 - 11:00 AM

'How can the victim of a practiced voyeur have a copy of the video? How can the victim have access to the perpetrator’s database, hard drive, memory, or cloud? Must they demand it from the voyeur?

Women's rights groups to hold united action against misogyny on March 8

Mar 06, 2019 - 8:28 PM

(UPDATED) In an 'unprecedented coming together of women,' advocates will gather for a united women's action against misogyny on March 8 at La Madre Filipina Statue in Rizal Park, Manila

EMPOWERED. Women advocates pose to stand against misogyny in a press conference held at St. Scholastica’s Archives Museum College on March 6. Photo by Maria Gabriela Aquino

WATCH: Wardrobe of misogyny and violence in Nikki Luna exhibit

Jan 11, 2019 - 9:40 PM

Strength in vulnerability permeates these artworks

'Boys will be boys': Locker room talk and online harassment

Dec 15, 2018 - 5:00 PM

Online spaces have made the locker rooms bigger – and more sinister

What breeds frat wars? U.P sociology dep't conducts campus teach-ins

Dec 04, 2018 - 9:34 PM

'Violence is in our everyday lives, and if we want to get rid of violence [in our society], we have to get rid of it in our everyday lives,' professor Jo Dionisio tells students

FRATERNITIES AND SOCIETY. Professor Gerry Lanuza talks about the the patriarchal system in families. Photo by Lisa Marie David/Rappler

[OPINION] This war is ours

Dec 03, 2018 - 11:20 AM

'We can only achieve what we have envisioned if we choose to participate in movements to call out for the rightful punishment and removal of these fraternities'

Netizens do a spit take over Duterte's 'laway mo, kunin ko' statement

Oct 28, 2018 - 5:00 PM

There is also online clamor for senatorial bet Pia Cayetano to respond to President Rodrigo Duterte's misogynistic remarks

This year's run of 'The Vagina Monologues' is an answer to Duterte

Jul 31, 2018 - 9:51 AM

The play returns to the Philippine stage on August 11 and 12

How to end misogyny: A call to real action for news organizations

Jun 20, 2018 - 9:23 AM

An epic ‘manel’, sexist jokes about breasts, and on-stage sexual harassment at the World News Congress in Portugal put the gap between acknowledging gender inequality and actually empowering women into stark relief. In response, senior international news professionals write this open letter.

Sereno and the opposition, Trump-Kim summit, PH weather | Midday wRap

Jun 13, 2018 - 12:37 PM

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Filipino women take #BabaeAko movement from social media to the streets

Jun 13, 2018 - 7:58 AM

'Women are a force to contend with and Duterte should be careful lest he bear the brunt of their force unleashed,' says Joms Salvador of Gabriela

#BabaeAko group led by Mar Paner aka Juana Paner march to Liwasang Bonifacio in Manila to join pther militant groups to celebrate “HINDIpendence” their version of Independence Day. Photo by Angie de Silva/Rappler

The President is a misogynist. Now what?

Jun 06, 2018 - 9:00 PM

The President is never going to change. Sexism, for him, is a default. It's time for us to recognize, if we haven't already, that this country has put machismo in power. But we can change this.

Duterte on Zeid, Abas as Comelec Commissioner, Go on Duterte | Evening wRap

May 23, 2018 - 6:58 PM

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#BabaeAko campaign: Filipino women fight back against Duterte's misogyny

May 21, 2018 - 4:19 PM

Using the hashtag #BabaeAko, Filipino women are taking to social media to fight President Rodrigo Duterte's sexist and misogynistic behavior

Disgusted netizens take on Facebook page teaching men how to 'pick up' women

Apr 03, 2018 - 5:55 PM

Netizens call the PUA Academy page a 'manifestation of toxic masculinity,' through which men learn how to sexually harass women and treat them as conquests

[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

HRW: Duterte's 'shoot women in vagina' remark violates int'l humanitarian law

Feb 13, 2018 - 1:38 PM

The Commission on Human Rights and Gabriela Women's Party say President Rodrigo Duterte's latest lewd remark 'openly encourages violence against women'

SHOOT THEM. President Rodrigo Duterte criticizes female rebels for joining the armed conflict when they should be home taking care of their families. Malacañang file photo

Mourning misogyny: Rest in beauty, Isabel Granada

Nov 10, 2017 - 10:03 AM

If you are a woman of Granada's age (40s), misogyny or that ingrained contempt and prejudice against women demands that you constantly look like you are just about to turn 18

De Lima to women: Don't be silenced, cowed by misogynistic remarks

Nov 08, 2017 - 2:13 PM

In her speech read during the 1st Southeast Asian Women's Summit, Senator Leila de Lima says she stands for the power and potential of women to make a difference in the world

'DO NOT BE SILENCED.' Even in detention, Senator Leila de Lima has continued to be one of President Rodrigo Duterte's fiercest critics. File photo by LeAnne Jazul/Rappler

Robredo urges men to speak up vs misogyny, bigotry

Nov 07, 2017 - 3:00 PM

Vice President Leni Robredo says society needs 'evolved, kind, brave' men who are willing to help empower women

Photo by OVP

Real talk: That billboard date proposal is creepy AF

Jul 04, 2017 - 10:59 AM

This kind of emotional blackmail removes women s agency

Women empowerment not about competing with men – Robredo

May 16, 2017 - 8:00 PM

Sometimes it is about collaboration rather than leading Sometimes it is about following and encouraging others to follow as well says Vice President Leni Robredo

Vice President Leni Robredo gives a speech during the She for She: A Forum on Women's Solidarity on theme of sharing values and human rights, particularly on women's rights, held at the Century Mall in Makati May 16, 2017. (Photo by OVP)

[DASH of SAS] Whipping some sense into Tito Sotto

May 10, 2017 - 6:23 PM

This is what a man like you needs A man like you who doesn t know how to act when faced with a woman with a mind of her own and achievements that surpass your own

The deeper effect of name-calling women

May 04, 2017 - 6:58 PM

Often attacks on women online are sexually laden They are meant to demean Men when they get attacked online also get death or physical threats as women do but are spared comments about their bodies or their sexuality

[Dash of SAS] Internalized Misogyny: Women hating on other women

Apr 10, 2017 - 5:25 PM

Internalized misogyny is the enabling framework that gives men a free pass starting from when they are boys all the way until they grow up to be sexist men

Misogyny 'played role' in election loss – Clinton

Apr 07, 2017 - 8:20 AM

UPDATED The 69 year old says she has no plans to run for office again

[Dash of SAS] To the girl who was told by Pia Cayetano 'Boys will be boys'

Mar 28, 2017 - 11:51 AM

While we try to lead lives as a modern Filipino woman reality is that even our President says things that do not respect women How can we act in a society that perpetuates and tolerates this? asks the girl

'Difficult time for women' under Duterte admin – Robredo

Mar 11, 2017 - 8:47 PM

It s as if we are transported back to the time where misogyny and bigotry is accepted says Vice President Leni Robredo

WOMEN'S DAY. Vice President Leni Robredo during a forum on women and democracy at Miriam's College on Wednesday, March 8. Photo from the Office of the Vice President

Forget the rivalry: Why women should help each other

Mar 08, 2017 - 12:24 PM

The more we bring down other women the longer it will take until we get the equality we desire

Of marriage, morality and misogyny

Nov 28, 2016 - 3:00 PM

Why a double standard exists in Philippine politics and society

Misogynistic language use more likely among women on Twitter – report

Oct 19, 2016 - 12:32 PM

The study looks at nearly 19 million English language tweets from the US and UK over 4 years

Trump won't quit race despite 'grope' controversy

Oct 09, 2016 - 1:00 AM

UPDATED Donald Trump s lewd videotaped remarks about women throws his White House campaign and the Republican Party in crisis

UNDER FIRE. Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump, shown here at a campaign rally on December 21, 2015 in Grand Rapids, Michigan, is facing backlash over his lewd remarks about women. Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images/AFP

Sexism, 'Playgirls', and the Liberal Party

Oct 02, 2015 - 4:31 PM

When they’re not too busy washing their hands clean their silence tells us that it is okay to treat women like objects

'Pick-up artist' Blanc banned from Singapore

Nov 26, 2014 - 1:48 PM

Singapore authorities will bar Julien Blanc from entering the country especially if he is here to hold seminars or events that propagate violence against women

JULIEN BLANC. Screengrab from YouTube

Calls grow in Britain for ban on 'pick-up artist'

Nov 15, 2014 - 9:30 PM

The outcry over Julien Blanc s planned visit to Britain builds pressure on interior minister Theresa May who can refuse visas for people considered not conducive to the public good

PRESSURE'S ON. Britain's Home Secretary, Theresa May addresses the party faithful during the annual Conservative Party Conference in Birmingham, central England 30 September 2014. Photo by Facundo Arrizabalaga/EPA

#PugadBaboy: Moralista punchline 3

Jul 18, 2014 - 5:00 AM

On misogyny: A challenge to men

Jun 23, 2014 - 6:00 PM

Rape culture is deeply embedded in many societies and puts women at an ever present risk So long as it exists men will be pressured to get rid of their virginity by all means while women pay the price for it

Misogyny isn't just for men

Jun 15, 2014 - 7:56 PM

Women more than men have the power to end sexism

Image by Chay Lazaro/Rappler

[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?

Australia's Gillard's 'murderous rage' over sexism

Oct 01, 2013 - 11:52 AM

Gillard said she had faced a perfect storm as leader in which the wild card element of gender being the first female prime minister had been a defining factor

VICTIM OF SEXISM. Australia's former prime minister Julia Gillard says she was the focus of sexist criticism during her term as head of government. Here, Gillard poses for photographs prior to a televised interview at the Sydney Opera House on September 30, 2013. AFP / Saeed Khan