Violence Against women and children - updates

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'Til divorce do us part?' PH struggles to marry religion and reality

Apr 21, 2018 - 10:00 PM

While there has been growing support for the passage of the divorce law, there is still no assurance from legislators that this would happen anytime soon

Accused of sexism, Duterte vows to fight for women's rights

Nov 26, 2017 - 12:53 AM

President Rodrigo Duterte creates 'a culture of violence that endangers women and children,' says the activist group Akbayan Women

WITH THE PEOPLE. Duterte listening to a Davao City resident in his office. Photo by Davao City Government

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

US launches app to prevent violence against Indonesian women and children

Apr 21, 2016 - 8:29 PM

The HELP mobile application offers and consolidates resources from civil society groups

HELP APP. The app has various features to help women prevent or report violence. Photo by Zachary Lee

Angelina Jolie urges justice for Myanmar's sexual violence victims

Jul 31, 2015 - 11:44 PM

The Hollywood actress comes to Myanmar upon the invitation of opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi

8 Malala shooting suspects acquitted still in custody – Pakistan officials

Jun 06, 2015 - 9:28 PM

The eight who were acquitted are still being held in various jails and an internment centre a police official says

AFP file photo

Eight Malala shooting suspects acquitted

Jun 05, 2015 - 11:33 PM

A senior security official in Mingora insists the court had sentenced all 10 men to life imprisonment accusing the police of lying

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?

Remembering the rape of Rosario Baluyot

Jun 14, 2014 - 7:48 PM

Rosario died from a severe infection in her cervix in May 1987 Parts of an electronic vibrator were stuck inside her vagina for over 7 months

IBP volunteer-lawyers help fight abuse of women, children

May 28, 2014 - 8:00 PM

Over 85 lawyers are set to undergo training in the handling of cases of violence against women and children They will provide free legal assistance to the Department of Social Welfare and Development

NBI female agents: Women helping women

May 21, 2014 - 9:13 AM

Gender has never been an issue says a female NBI agent What s important is what the bureau as an institution can do for the nation

Auralyn Pascual

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