By RAYMUND VILLANUEVA Kodao Productions BAI BIBYAON LIGKAYAN BIGKAY was early for the nine o’clock ceremony at the University of the Philippines-Diliman College of Social Work and Community Development (CSWCD) today. She sat at the front row of the hall, flanked by her two companions and interpreters, a Manobo Datu and a Catholic nun, patiently…
Category: Women & Children
In this year’s OBR, the women are adding their voice to the clamor to continue the peace talks.
“Let us mark the first month of 2017 with a bold, landmark move to uphold and promote women’s vital role in economy by approving House Bill 4113 extending the maternity leave to 100 days.”
Miss ENDOnasya, Miss Demolition Republic, Miss No Land, Miss Escuela Lumpoor and Miss Saudi ArabYaya were the contestants in Gabriela’s “Miss Neolibers Reality Pageant.”
The women’s partylist hoped that with President Duterte’s statement, no woman will have the same fate as Irma Jotojot.
“Please don’t forget about us.”
Children of Moro and indigenous peoples have endured militarization and discrimination, but still dream of a time of peace.
“The transfer is a step towards abolishment of free and affordable hospital services.”
Women play a vital role in society and their socio-economic needs must be addressed so they could fully realize their potential.
“Solidarity is to rise as one: against neoliberalism, patriarchy, militarism – and all their allied evils.”
“Children are victims of circumstances that are beyond their control.”