Filipinos look up to religious and spiritual leaders. Not to be left unnoticed are progressive church community leaders who emerged in their outreach as they mount development projects with the people. But how are the church leaders doing their share of community work in the context of restrained democratic processes and extreme poverty?
Author Archives: PROF. MAE FE ANCHETA-TEMPLA
while all feminist theories may agree on the goal of sexual egalitarianism, gender discrimination is neither the sole nor primary locus of the oppression of Third World women, particularly, Filipino women.
Children whether deliberately used or not are still victims and survivors of state violence in the Philippine context.
The other day, more or less 500 Agusanon Manbo from Loreto, Agusan del Sur sought refuge in the City of Davao, not to rejoice for the “good harvests” as the city annually celebrates KADAYAWAN, but to tell their stories of fear, anger and desire for justice, peace, equity and inclusion.
By PROF. MAE FE ANCHETA-TEMPLA
This government is berserk. It is confronted with many irregularities in the relief service delivery. As the people’s lamentation continues, the stories are getting bolder. The “barricaders” are just one of those who dared to expose themselves only to tell the truth and now to face the court without any arms but the truth.