Davao City is one of the top five growing cities in the Philippines, but it is also one of the top areas for child prostitution and sex tourism, as noted by government agencies focused on women and child trafficking.
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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.
The late former environment secretary Gina Lopez and a Lumad women organization are among the awardees of the 6th Gawad Bayani ng Kalikasan (GBK) (Environmental Heroes Awards) given out by environment groups on Monday, September 28.
International theater artist Monique Wilson dances with Davao artists during the launch of the One Billion Rising 2014 Campaign for Justice at People’s Park Saturday. Next year’s campaign will focus on defending women’s economic, social and political rights. (davaotoday.com photo by Tyrone A. Velez)
A nation that has embraced or swallowed hook-line-and-sinker, the doctrines of Catholicism is bound to obey the persuasive majesty of the church in matters that touch on the question of morality. It does not admit wrong or loss or defeat.
Activists of the women’s group Gabriela gagged their mouths to symbolize the Aquino administration’s policies that sell out women’s rights with the proposed Access Agreement to allow the return of US bases in the country.(davaotoday.com photo by Ace Morandante)
A dozen women from Davao City are awarded as the pillars of Reproductive Health Movement, Wednesday during the International Day…