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Ex-SexBomb dancer petitions SC to make landmark ruling for women

Mar 17, 2017 - 8:11 PM

Harassment cases are abuses in a different form says the Gabriela Women s Party

LANDMARK CASE. Sugar Mercado (in white), former member of dance group Sexbomb, files a petition before the Supreme Court on March 17, 2017 seeking to declare cases against her as a form of abuse against women. Photo by Gabriela Women's Party

Davao's policies on women clash with Duterte's macho lingo

Apr 23, 2016 - 7:00 PM

The presidential candidate approved a city ordinance which includes protections for women but some argue his words and actions violate his own orders

Violence against women: Sex, power, abuse

Mar 05, 2015 - 5:05 PM

How big of a problem is violence against women in the Philippines? Why should it concern you?

OFW victim of domestic abuse turns to Facebook to find abuser

Jan 06, 2015 - 2:03 PM

A mother of two welcomes the new year with burns and bruises allegedly inflicted by her estranged husband

How disasters make women and children vulnerable to abuse

Dec 03, 2014 - 5:53 PM

At a workshop on gender and disasters participants brainstorm on what can be done to protect them

What solo mothers should be told instead

Mar 23, 2014 - 7:30 PM

Solo moms need not feel alone or helpless because there are laws on their side

Violence against women: Goodbye to Jesus

Jul 27, 2013 - 2:26 PM

While Associate Justice Marvic Leonen upholds the constitutionality of the Violence Against Women and Children Act he says the future may include the recognition of battered men

The e-violence bill: adding digital protection

Jul 04, 2013 - 5:00 PM

What does the Electronic Violence Against Women bill seek to do for Filipinos?

ELECTRONIC VIOLENCE. Sen Nancy Binay says her E-Violence Against Women and Children bill aims to protect women and children from “the exploitative and irresponsible use of social media." File photo by Senate PRIB/Joseph Vidal