Posts by tag: women’s rights

1 month ago

AFP general’s threats on women celebs spark movement vs red-tagging

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AFP general’s threats on women celebs spark movement vs red-tagging

Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) official and National Task Force to End Local Communist Conflict (NTF-ELCAC) spokesperson Lt. Gen. Antonio Parlade Jr. has drawn flak for issuing threatening remarks against actress Liza Soberano and 2018 Ms. Universe Catriona Gray, some of the female celebrities who are vocal on their advocacies.

2 months ago

An unfulfilled promise to girls

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An unfulfilled promise to girls

Nine years ago the United Nations General Assembly adopted Resolution 66/170 declaring October 11 as the International Day of the Girl Child, as a recognition of girls’ rights and the unique challenges girls face around the world.

7 years ago

Decadent Culture

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Decadent Culture

Women’s lives have been under scrutiny again in a national scene with the media hype on actor Vhong Navarro mauling for the last two weeks. Deniece Cornejo may represent a number of Filipino women designated with a “character.” Such designation troubles me both as a practitioner of social work and as a womanist or women human rights activist.