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What women worldwide owe Leticia Ramos-Shahani

Mar 26, 2017 - 11:00 AM

If the women of the world today enjoy what is known as the bill of human rights for women the whole world owes it to Leticia Ramos Shahani Ambassador Rosario Manalo says

WOMEN'S WARRIOR. A portrait of the late Leticia Ramos Shahani is displayed at the Department of Foreign Affairs on March 24, 2017, to pay tribute to the veteran diplomat who fought for women's rights. Screen grab from Rappler video

Of marriage, morality and misogyny

Nov 28, 2016 - 3:00 PM

Why a double standard exists in Philippine politics and society

Abortion? Vote according to compassion, conscience

Jan 26, 2016 - 8:25 PM

I am confident that as taxpayers we will be mindful that the very basic right to safe and legal abortion affecting the health and lives of women and their families will be in our hearts and minds on election day

The reality of abortion in the Philippines

Sep 13, 2015 - 12:13 PM

Permitting restrictions on women’s right to decide their own bodies perpetuate discrimination against women and inequality of women in law

Manila admits RH violation under former mayor Atienza

Jun 30, 2015 - 10:01 AM

Global legal advocacy organization Center for Reproductive Rights calls on the city of Manila to execute an express repeal of the two ordinances which the United Nations says gravely and systematically violated women s rights

A year after the RH law, why the silence?

Jun 27, 2015 - 10:00 AM

Payal Shah senior legal adviser of the New York based Center for Reproductive Rights discusses UN committee findings that many Filipinas still have no access to contraceptives and services

Rappler Talk: PH liable for Manila's contraception ban - UN

Jun 26, 2015 - 1:21 PM

What are the chances of lifting the criminalization of abortion in the Philippines?

Should abortion for rape victims be legalized in PH?

May 14, 2015 - 2:21 PM

The Philippines should repeal its laws that punish women and girls who have undergone abortions as a matter of public policy to save women’s lives