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COVID-19 pandemic threatens welfare of pregnant women, children

Safeguarding the health and rights of women and girls around the world during the pandemic is this year's World Population Day theme

Child rights group calls for probe into child abuse during pandemic

On July 2, a 15-year old girl was shot dead in Ilocos Sur province after filing a complaint against two police officers who arrested her

Video: Gender-based violence during COVID19 lockdown

When the pandemic lockdown began, women’s rights advocates were quick to notice the missing “gender dimension” in the government response.

SPOTLIGHT: Domestic work, joblessness keep women from reporting violence

When pandemic lockdown began, women’s rights advocates were quick to notice the missing gender dimension in govt response

On Father’s Day, dads urged to bridge gap in household work

An Oxfam study shows that more than half of women reported increases in unpaid care work during the coronavirus pandemic

Women’s groups call for unhampered delivery of reproductive health services

Women’s groups in the Philippines called for "unhampered delivery of reproductive health services" despite the lockdown due to the coronavirus pandemic.

Ministry puts Malaysia’s women firmly in their place

An outwardly ludicrous gaffe by an official department supposedly geared towards championing the rights of women bears the hallmarks of an ominous future

Mothers and their babies locked up in Cambodian prisons

In Cambodia, children are forced to serve time with poor mothers convicted of petty crimes

Filipino community workers cope to support women amid pandemic

Aside from maternal and family planning, the clinics also provide reproductive health services for adolescents and counseling for victims of violence against women

Cambodia’s brick factory workers carry debt across generations

Large loans, low pay keep Cambodians stuck in slavery-like conditions

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