Gender issues such as inequality and biases which led to gender-based violence and discrimination are worldwide concern. To eliminate these biases and level the playing field for all sexes, women, since early 1900s, rallied for the recognition of their human and women’s rights. Thus, in 1909, the first National Woman’s Day was observed in the [...]
Marikina City is ANTI-POVERTY and ANTI-VIOLENCE against Women!
Marikina is making known to the international community it’s stand on the issue on “violence against women” by joining the worldwide campaign known as ” 1 BILLION RISING” on V-Day.
One Billion Rising to End Poverty and Violence Against Women, a global campaign by women and [...]
The process for the selection of the Philippine’s new chief justice ended as the supreme court (SC) announced the victor yesterday.
The new head of the highest tribunal is former SC Associate Justice Maria Lourdes Punzalan Aranal-Sereno. CJ Sereno is the “first woman chief justice” wand the second youngest chief magistrate since former [...]
Today is American Idol’s finals and our Filipina contender, Jessica Sanchez, just sang her way towards championship. She’s up against Philip Phillips who was America’s favorite judging from the turnout of votes eversince the show’s elimination nights began. He has never been part of the dreaded bottom three (3). Jessica, on the other hand, [...]
Filipinos all over the world are rejoicing today for Jessica Sanchez, the first Pinay who made to American Idol’s Top Two (2).
Jessica’s powerful vocals has impressed the world and at 16, she sang her way to the finals, a rare opportunity for Americans of mixed descent (being a part-Filipina and part-American). She [...]
“Women, make your voice heard, your number count, your presence felt; assert your human and women’s rights and stand up against biased patriarchal beliefs and practices!”
Today is our day. March 8 is International Women’s Day. A celebration that highlights the contribution, importance and rights of women all over the world. The fight against [...]
Women from all over the Philippines (and the world), March is our month, let’s join the celebration! Women’s month celebration in the Philippines began in 1988 thru Proclamation No. 224 “declaring the First Week of March of Every Year as Women’s Week and March 8, 1988 and Every Year Thereafter as Women’s Rights and International [...]
Let’s take some moment away from the tumult of the impeachment trial and other political debacles in our country. It’s time for a breather and some good news.
The famous line of our national hero Dr. Jose P. Rizal “ang kabataaan ang pag-asa ng bayan” (the youth is the hope of [...]
Because I’m a woman and a family person, I have decided to take a proactive step in protecting myself against the potential infection from HPV or human papilloma virus which cause Cervical Cancer, the second deadly cancer which killed more than half a million women all over the world. I am now a proud recipient [...]
Today is an important day for women all over the world. Today marks the 100th year celebration of the International Women’s Day.
The fastest way to change society is to mobilize the women of the world. Charles Malik
March 8 of every year commemorates the centuries-old struggle of women to establish [...]
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