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When disinformation is weaponized against women, misogyny rears its ugly head
The German parliament approves a law permitting children born intersex to be registered as 'miscellaneous'
In certain languages, the translate program provided only one translation for a query, often choosing the masculine word for terms like "doctor," and the feminine word for 'nurse,' for example
‘These incidents point to a larger, more harmful issue at hand: the culture of impunity, derogation and moral corruption that have become inevitably associated with the fraternities on campus,’ says the UP Economics Society
Tens of thousands rally across Europe on the eve of the UN's International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women
Femicide 'has a scope in El Salvador that is seen nowhere else in the region,' says the Gender Equality Observatory report of the UN Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean
‘Other issues might take precedence over this, but that doesn’t mean we can’t push for it…. All rights are important,’ Cogencia chief executive officer Paulo Edrosolano says
We need to eliminate barriers to women in economics from entry level to leadership roles
PRESS RELEASE: Team TeenPUYOG empowered peer educators to engage T'boli youth on the prevention of teenage pregnancy
Filipino photographer Joan Pabona belong to a group that took part in the exhibit entitled '(Fe) male: Gender through the Lenses' in Hong Kong
'There is a misconception that the bill goes against our religious beliefs, our religious freedom, but that is far from the truth,' says Pia
I make this appeal for the sake of science, for the sake of morality and for the sake of the nation’s well-being
The latest victory for the LGBT community leaves just 3 US states that prohibit amending the gender marker on the official identification documents: Kansas, Ohio and Tennessee
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Portugal becomes 'the 6th European country to grant the right to self-determination of transgender identity... without the guardianship of a third party and without a diagnosis of identity disruption'
Gender-fluid persons can go through the entire spectrum of gender identity and present themselves as masculine, feminine, neither, or both
When will the rest of us come out of the closet of our own biases?
An epic ‘manel’, sexist jokes about breasts, and on-stage sexual harassment at the World News Congress in Portugal put the gap between acknowledging gender inequality and actually empowering women into stark relief. In response, senior international news professionals write this open letter.
(UPDATED) 'I believe that it’s about time to rise together against discrimination, exclusion, and violence,' says Mindanao Pride founder, Hamilcar Chanjueco
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The Gender Diversity Clinic in Manila Medical Center aims to help those in the LGBTQ community come terms with their gender identity
Gavin Grimm, who identifies as a man but was born as a woman, is at the heart of a pitched battle for transgender rights in the US
Power in Her Story, a women-centered publishing house, releases its first book. 'I Love my Body,' to teach kids that they own their body. It is written by women's rights advocate Nikki Luna and illustrated by Julienne Dadivas
By reinforcing opportunities for higher-income women and extending them to poorer women, the Philippines could add $40 billion to its annual GDP in 2025
'Around 22 percent of the overall mortality burden of females under 5 (in India) is therefore due to gender bias,' says international research group
The 99-page report by Human Rights Watch analyzes more than 36,000 job advertisements posted between 2013 and 2018 on Chinese recruitment and company websites and on social media platforms
This is in line with efforts 'to create an environment of inclusivity,' says the Office of the Associate Dean for Student and Administrative Services
The Secretary of Defense and the Secretary of Homeland Security 'may exercise their authority to implement any appropriate policies concerning military service by transgender individuals,' says the memorandum
Left Bank Pictures issues a statement after producers admit actress Claire Foy was paid less than her co-star Matt Smith in the show
Socioeconomic and educational factors are not the only barriers that can hold back employees. Company cultures that do not foster diversity and equality can hold back workers as well.
'You have to be prepared to persevere over a very long period of time,' says former New Zealand prime minister and UNDP administrator Helen Clark
'No matter what a woman does, even if so much effort is made, if the workplace culture is not conducive [to equality], your effort is limited,' says Ambe Tierro, senior manager of the Accenture Philippines’ Advanced Technology Center
The show's producers confirm that Matt Smith, Claire's co-star in the show negotiated a better deal because of his perceived higher profile
'This is what the youth see and hear. So the notion that women are not equal to men is reinforced,' says the Vice President
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Senate Majority Leader Vicente Sotto III, a conservative, says the bill is practically dead in the 17th Congress
PRESS RELEASE: Narito ang mga iskedyul ng pambansang seminar sa pagtuturo ng panitikang gender-based, pambansang reoryentasyon sa panitikan, at pambansang kumperensiya sa wika at Panitikang Pangasinan ngayong 2018
Pageant advocates respond to criticisms of sexism by insisting beauty contests empower women in more ways than one
Rappler explores the country's fixation with beauty pageants, and the debate on whether they are harmful or helpful to women
These are some of the ways Filipinas continue to break gender stereotypes
(UPDATED) Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is confronted by the issues of human rights, women empowerment, and his country's illegal shipment of trash to the Philippines at the 31st ASEAN Summit
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Canadian Prime Minster Justin Trudeau meets the Filipinas behind The GREAT Women Project, which has received an $8 million funding from his country
Intersex is a broad term encompassing people who have sex traits, such as genitals or chromosomes, that do not entirely fit with typical binary notion of male and female
Vice President Leni Robredo says society needs 'evolved, kind, brave' men who are willing to help empower women
The Philippines reopens its gender gap in health and survival this year, but maintains its gender equality in educational attainment
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68% of the world’s gender gap has been closed in 2016, says the World Economic Forum’s Global Gender Gap report