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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.
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'Women are a force to contend with and Duterte should be careful lest he bear the brunt of their force unleashed,' says Joms Salvador of Gabriela
The President is never going to change. Sexism, for him, is a default. It's time for us to recognize, if we haven't already, that this country has put machismo in power. But we can change this.
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Using the hashtag #BabaeAko, Filipino women are taking to social media to fight President Rodrigo Duterte's sexist and misogynistic behavior
Netizens call the PUA Academy page a 'manifestation of toxic masculinity,' through which men learn how to sexually harass women and treat them as conquests
When women themselves reinforce this misogynistic culture by downplaying, excusing, or applauding it, they participate in their own oppression
The Commission on Human Rights and Gabriela Women's Party say President Rodrigo Duterte's latest lewd remark 'openly encourages violence against women'
If you are a woman of Granada's age (40s), misogyny or that ingrained contempt and prejudice against women demands that you constantly look like you are just about to turn 18
In her speech read during the 1st Southeast Asian Women's Summit, Senator Leila de Lima says she stands for the power and potential of women to make a difference in the world
Vice President Leni Robredo says society needs 'evolved, kind, brave' men who are willing to help empower women
This kind of emotional blackmail removes women s agency
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
This is what a man like you needs A man like you who doesn t know how to act when faced with a woman with a mind of her own and achievements that surpass your own
Often attacks on women online are sexually laden They are meant to demean Men when they get attacked online also get death or physical threats as women do but are spared comments about their bodies or their sexuality
Internalized misogyny is the enabling framework that gives men a free pass starting from when they are boys all the way until they grow up to be sexist men
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While we try to lead lives as a modern Filipino woman reality is that even our President says things that do not respect women How can we act in a society that perpetuates and tolerates this? asks the girl
It s as if we are transported back to the time where misogyny and bigotry is accepted says Vice President Leni Robredo
The more we bring down other women the longer it will take until we get the equality we desire
The study looks at nearly 19 million English language tweets from the US and UK over 4 years
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When they’re not too busy washing their hands clean their silence tells us that it is okay to treat women like objects
Singapore authorities will bar Julien Blanc from entering the country especially if he is here to hold seminars or events that propagate violence against women
The outcry over Julien Blanc s planned visit to Britain builds pressure on interior minister Theresa May who can refuse visas for people considered not conducive to the public good
Rape culture is deeply embedded in many societies and puts women at an ever present risk So long as it exists men will be pressured to get rid of their virginity by all means while women pay the price for it
How do you measure the misogyny in a benevolent wolf s clothing?
Gillard said she had faced a perfect storm as leader in which the wild card element of gender being the first female prime minister had been a defining factor