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Nelia Sancho and the saga of Filipino comfort women

Sancho’s death, along with the Lolas, highlights a sense of urgency for them to receive a formal unequivocal public apology

Photos: Activists mark International Women’s Day in Manila with protest march

Women activists marched in the streets of the Philippine capital Manila to mark International Working Women’s Day on March 8, 2022

COVID-19 pandemic impacts Philippine action against gender-based violence

Oxfam noted that in the Philippines, there was a decrease in access to gender-based violence desks and support services in communities

Women rights groups demand ‘accountability’ from President Duterte

Women's groups launched on November 24 the annual “18 Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence” in the country

Ang Filipina, saan mang sulok ng mundo

Sa panahon ngayon, ang babae ay dapat na may tapang, talino, tatag. Higit sa lahat, bagsik.

Equality and justice for women

We must give women and children the opportunity to tell their truth and share their story and give help and support

On Women’s Day, listen to Tan Weiwei’s song of domestic violence

Tan Weiwei has successfully made use of her popularity and influence to help spread awareness about the issue of domestic violence

Celebrating the rightful power and dignity of women

A huge number of women are still discriminated against, belittled, abused and made victims of domestic violence

Space for Filipino women, human rights defenders continue to shrink

'The only way to be freed from the multiple layers of oppression is to push back the unjust and repressive systems that shackle all of us'

The empowerment of women

Education is the key to empowering women and girls and building equality in society

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