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'We should recognize that the #HijaAko Movement is not merely a Filipinized incarnation of the #MeToo Movement, because it is organically built upon the pioneering initiatives of early activists...the comfort women'
'When brands use feminism and its ideals of equality, it needs to go beyond cherry picking the easy and trendy aspects of it like empowerment'
In the face of an unseen enemy, communication down to the grassroots is key, according to the mayors of Odiongan, Romblon; Tabaco, Albay; Barugo, Leyte; Oras, Eastern Samar
'I cannot, in good conscience, continue my work as Commissioner knowing full well that the sector I represent is being attacked and treated unfairly,' says Noreen Capili
Staff Sergeant Merly Joy Pascua reportedly didn't process the complaint filed by the 15-year-old girl from Cabugao town. The teenager was ambushed on her way home.
'I was in no physical condition to push anyone,' says the actor
President Rodrigo Duterte has chosen PCW commissioner Sandra Montano for the top post in the commission
Allana Lim has helped open the eyes of scouts that Filipina players have what it takes to excel overseas
Sister sorority UP Stella Juris says there is 'no place to justify nor tolerate any malicious conduct...allegedly committed by certain individuals who were identified as members of UP Scintilla Juris fraternity.'
Gilas Women star Jack Animam joins Shih Hsin University in Taiwan's University Basketball Association
New research shows that managers who believe gender discrimination is a 'thing of the past' actually showed bias against women by suggesting a female job candidate be paid 8% less than a man
The University of Asia and the Pacific encourages victims of sexual harassment to come forward and file complaints with the Office of Student Mentoring, Guidance and Counseling
Students and alumni from different institutions who experienced alleged sexual misconduct from teachers want their voices and pleas for justice to be heard
Part 2: Even as sex workers or prostituted women claim they experience systematic abuse from the police, they are blamed when they are raped and told ‘it’s part of the job anyway’
Mayors Trina Firmalo-Fabic of Odiongan, Romblon, and Krisel Lagman-Luistro of Tabaco, Albay, consult their constituents and get creative in their response to the health crisis
Also: early seasons of 'Grey's Anatomy,' and 'On Vodka, Beers, and Regrets'
'In congregations around the Philippines, women are enjoined to be submissive to their husbands. The Filipino translation is more forceful: magpasakop sa asawa.'
'Rape exists because of rapists' – end of argument
The now-deleted post implied Senator Risa Hontiveros should be sexually harassed by prisoners to change her mindset that men should be taught not to rape
South Africa is ranked among countries with one of the highest levels of intimate partner violence in the world
Many on social media join Frankie Pangilinan in condemning the thinking that women's outfits are to blame for sexual assault
'Kayo naman mga ghErlsz, wag kayo magsuot ng pagkaikli-ikling damit at pag naman nabastos ay magsusumbong din sa amin,' says a now-deleted Facebook post of a police station in Quezon Province
The 'Harry Potter' author reveals the information in a blog post to 'give context' to her controversial past comments about transgender women
The 60-year-old woman is believed to have taken her own life, police say
We speak with Mela Habijan, who is both a trans woman and a Catholic. How does she reconcile the two?
'By default, women are more likely to be in poorly paid jobs at the lowest ends of value chains without a chance at education or building skills. With a looming global depression, they are likely to be the first fired and last re-hired.'
Bea Luna thought she would get cut from the team, but she wound up with a spot in the starting XI because of her hard work
Bea Luna, 16, records one international goal in her national team debut in 2019
'Katherine was refused admission and care by 6 hospitals. She was declared dead on arrival by the time she arrived at the seventh hospital.'
PRESS RELEASE: Dr. Maria Ruth Pineda-Cortel of the University of Santo Tomas is chosen as the finalist for the ASEAN-U.S Science Prize for Women 2020 for her project on gestational diabetes
'A society that is open to see past the great gender divide and choose leaders based on their moral and professional record will tremendously benefit from it'
'She made us wait longer than expected,' says football star Alex Morgan, who was due to give birth in April
A drop in reported cases of abuse during the lockdown may not be good news as it could point to victims having a harder time reporting crimes to authorities
The new regulations lay out a method for cross-examining the accuser. This approach has previously been deemed too traumatizing for presumed victims.
(UPDATED) Police rescue 3 minors, all children of the suspect
'If you are a neighbor and you hear something that you gauge to be danger, then you have to call the authorities immediately'
The reigning world champions absorb a legal blow as their equal pay claim gets tossed out
Rappler's Maria Ressa and ANCx's Ces Drilon talk to fellow TOWNS awardees about how the foundation was able to raise P60 million to purchase PPE sets for COVID-19 frontliners in hospitals all over the country
Fifty-three-year-old health worker Miguela Ocampo Peniero was ordered released March 5 upon payment of bail for one case. Her lawyers explain to the court all other previous charges are either junked, or served.
Change came for Saudi women in mid-2016 when Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman unveils his 'Vision 2030' plan, aiming at diversifying the kingdom's economy and ending its addiction to oil
The Bureau of Corrections says that they are 'well and asymptomatic'
Police arrest a 21-year-old man over the assault in the central state of Madhya Pradesh
'Plans and programs to address this pandemic should be evidence-based and sensitive to culture, conflict, and context'
The Board of Pardons and Parole is 'formulating interim guidelines' to urgently release old and sickly convicts – a regular course for the board
In Mexico, it is estimated that around 200 women have been murdered since quarantine measures began
'Being part of the national team does not mean that you only have to do your part on the court,' says Southeast Asian Games gold medalist Jack Animam
(UPDATED) The female inmate is 72 years old, has pneumonia and has been transferred to the Sta Ana Hospital in Manila
‘It would have been a dream come true for her,’ says Vanessa Bryant after the WNBA made her daughter Gianna an honorary draft pick
After finishing near-bottom last season, the New York Liberty beef up their roster with one of the most decorated players in women's college basketball
El Salvador has one of the highest rates of femicide or female murder in the world