SILENCED & VOICELESS
Aid to the Church in Need report notes that China and Myanmar are among those that have the worst records of violations
The presidential palace has earlier lauded the "community pantries" describing it as showing "the best in us during the worst of times"
Filipinos chose the way of compassion by putting up hundreds of community pantries all over the country
Church groups say the killings of tribal people was “an attempt to silence" them in their fight against the mega-dam project
A Philippine study on violence against children noted that sexual violence occurs more often on boys (28.7 percent) than girls (20.1%)
A huge number of women are still discriminated against, belittled, abused and made victims of domestic violence
Dealing with and investing in mental health issues could prove beneficial in the short- and long-term