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The women who lived as sex slaves to an Indian goddess

The stigma around their pasts means women who leave their devadasi order often endure lives as outcasts or objects of ridicule

Photos: ‘No to food price hikes’

Women farmers and their supporters stage a demonstration to demand an immediate solution to the rising prices of food in the country

Photo exhibition showcases story of Philippines’ reproductive health law

"We want to highlight that there’s more to be done to fully realize sexual and reproductive health and rights for everyone"

Philippine agencies sign implementing rules of law prohibiting child marriage

The law aims to abolish “unequal structures and practices that perpetuate discrimination and inequality”

Philippine Protestant Church women sound alarm over ‘red-tagging,’ ‘persecution’

"Red-tagging and vilification campaigns are wielded against women who exercise their right to dissent and speak out against injustice”

Pope Francis explains why women cannot be ordained priests

“And why can a woman not enter ordained ministry? It is because the Petrine principle has no place for that,” the pope said

Women take center stage in Philippines’ annual ‘Word Conference’

We reflect on the inspiring lives of women in the Bible whose faith is so great

‘Women often targeted in discrimination against Christian minorities’

"In many countries where religious persecution is still rife, violence against women is often used as a weapon of discrimination”

Pope Francis: ‘We have to keep fighting for women’s equality’

“The fight for women’s rights is an ongoing fight because in some places women have equality with men but in other places they do not”

Women’s group urges Marcos to look into growing incidents of death...

The Philippine Statistics Authority reported a 90.81 percent increase of maternal deaths from 2021 to 2022

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