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Support pours in for trans woman after workplace discrimination tweet

Jul 17, 2019 - 2:29 PM

'It's clearly transphobia. I have been wearing [clothes] appropriately to the best of my understanding. And I have been doing my job well,' says 21-year-old trans woman Aeron Jade Parena

Sex bias kills 240,000 infant girls in India yearly – study

May 15, 2018 - 6:10 PM

'Around 22 percent of the overall mortality burden of females under 5 (in India) is therefore due to gender bias,' says international research group

MOTHER AND CHILD. File photo show an Indian mother holding the hand of her new born infant at maternity ward of a government hospital during Mother's Day in Agartala, the capital of northeastern state of Tripura on May 13, 2018. Photo by  Arindam Dey / AFP

China's 'men only' job culture slammed in new report

Apr 23, 2018 - 2:45 PM

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

Robredo: PH leaders' words make gender discrimination worse

Mar 13, 2018 - 9:37 PM

'This is what the youth see and hear. So the notion that women are not equal to men is reinforced,' says the Vice President

GENDER EQUALITY. The Vice President talks about the fight for gender equality in the context of today's politics. File photo by OVP

House passes SOGIE equality bill on final reading

Sep 20, 2017 - 5:14 PM

The landmark bill awaits its counterpart measure from the Senate

FINALLY. Legislators who supported and pushed for the SOGIE equality bill post for a picture as it was approved on 3rd and final reading. Screengrab from House livestream

End gendered uniform restrictions for LGBT students

Jun 23, 2017 - 2:06 PM

As anti discrimination legislation languishes in Congress removing uniform and hair length restrictions is an easy place for schools to start protecting their students from discrimination

Women empowerment not about competing with men – Robredo

May 16, 2017 - 8:00 PM

Sometimes it is about collaboration rather than leading Sometimes it is about following and encouraging others to follow as well says Vice President Leni Robredo

Vice President Leni Robredo gives a speech during the She for She: A Forum on Women's Solidarity on theme of sharing values and human rights, particularly on women's rights, held at the Century Mall in Makati May 16, 2017. (Photo by OVP)

Why did Nike drop Pacquiao?

Feb 18, 2016 - 6:51 PM

This isn t the first time that the company has dropped athletes or expressed their stand on LGBT rights

5 #GenderIssues to ask in 2016

Jan 05, 2016 - 6:00 PM

Will gender equality advocates have something better to look forward to in 2016?

Transgenders: Legally non-existent?

Jun 30, 2015 - 7:32 PM

It s claimed that Valkyrie is acting within its rights when it discriminates people who can enter its private property even if the basis of discrimination is one s gender No law was violated hence the public should tone down its outrage

World Bank report: Gender gap stunts economic growth

Jun 04, 2014 - 8:41 PM

The report says women with less education are more likely to live in poverty suffer from domestic abuse be married as children and have no say in household and health matters

CLOSE THE GENDER GAP. Asia is one of the regions that show the reality of gender discrimination.

NY Times shakeup unrelated to pay, gender: publisher

May 19, 2014 - 12:48 AM

The celebrated newspaper s first female executive editor was abruptly let go last week sparking much debate on the role of women in media and equal pay in the industry

LEAVING. Jill Abramson (R) and columnist Maureen Dowd (L) at a campaign fundraiser for Barack Obama at the Apollo Theater in New York, on November 29, 2007. Justin Lane/EPA

VIDEO: Where does the Filipino woman stand today?

Jan 22, 2014 - 10:33 AM

How is this generation challenging and redefining gender stereotypes? Watch this animated video

It's not easy but I love it

Mar 25, 2012 - 7:00 PM

Being a woman in the medical field brings with it the burden of gender discrimination