Author Archives: PROF. MAE FE ANCHETA-TEMPLA

6 years ago

Today’s View: People telling the truth are not cowed

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By PROF. MAE FE ANCHETA-TEMPLA
Davao Today

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.   

6 years ago

Today’s View: Challenge to Philippine RH Law: Going Beyond Population Control

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By PROF. MAE FE ANCHETA-TEMPLA
Davao Today

The experience of India may be a case in point in warning all the poor women and men in the Philippines that such step is just a beginning in policy changes that may hamper gender equality and women empowerment. It requires people’s vigilance as to remind us of India’s case. India has been a population control/reproductive health project of the USA and Europe where these countries take history of policies along population control for the global consumption.

7 years ago

Today’s View: Treating children of the new storm

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By PROF. MAE FE ANCHETA-TEMPLA
Davao Today

By allowing children to speak out and to contribute on the basis of their evolving capacities, disaster work becomes more meaningful as it spells long term action: changing the economic and socio-political landscapes in order to reduce people’s vulnerabilities and increase their capacities for growth and achieving well-being.

7 years ago

Today’s View: Examining charity work in Typhoon Pablo

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By PROF. MAE ANCHETA-TEMPLA
Davao Today

Realities further dictate that disaster management goes beyond charity.  Geographical location and biological factors need comprehensive scientific analysis towards coming up of a holistic and responsive approach to the issues and concerns of catastrophes.  Undeniably, the neoliberal regime complicates the matter as “social services” being privatized and self-help (pay your own) pushed as acceptable in light of public-private partnership emphasized by the present dispensation.