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Solo parents in QC get 20% discount in restaurants

Jan 30, 2019 - 10:38 AM

The discount will not apply to bills exceeding P2,000 for single or accumulated receipts made in the same establishment and within the same day

How Manay Judy Taguiwalo inspired me as a DSWD employee

Aug 23, 2017 - 7:10 PM

No other secretary has given solo parents a hundred percent support and recognition as Manay Judy did a government social worker writes

MANAY JUDY. In this file photo,  Judy Taguiwalo speaks to members of the media and guests following the launching of the ASEAN 2017 Cultural Community (ASCC) Pillar at the Marquee Mall, Angeles City in Pampanga on January 24, 2017. Malacañang Photo

DSWD employees 'confirm' Taguiwalo after CA rejection

Aug 19, 2017 - 7:40 AM

They deprived us of a principled humble caring compassionate public servant like Manay Judy says a long time DSWD employee

FAREWELL. DSWD employees visit outgoing secretary Judy Taguiwalo in her office. Photo by Patty Pasion/Rappler

Single mothers: Different faces, same struggles

May 12, 2017 - 9:56 PM

Inspirational stories from single mothers of various circumstances

[DASH of SAS] Whipping some sense into Tito Sotto

May 10, 2017 - 6:23 PM

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

China, Quiapo blasts, Sotto | Evening wRap

May 09, 2017 - 8:43 PM

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After gaffe, Sotto vows to seek more benefits for solo parents

May 09, 2017 - 4:50 PM

Senate Majority Leader Vicente Sotto III says a measure amending the Solo Parents Welfare Act could be passed by December

BLESSING IN DISGUISE. Senate Majority Leader Tito Sott meets with a group of single parents campaigning for the amendment of the Solo Parents Act of 2000. Photo by Camille Elemia/Rappler

Lopez, Sotto, Trump | Evening wRap

May 03, 2017 - 8:48 PM

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Sotto sorry about single mother remark: 'It was a joke...almost everybody laughed'

May 03, 2017 - 6:25 PM

Senator Tito Sotto justifies using on DSWD Secretary Judy Taguiwalo a joke from his noontime show saying those who got offended were being overly sensitive

DSWD: Amend law to provide more benefits for solo parents

Mar 07, 2017 - 4:45 PM

UPDATED The Department of Social Welfare and Development joins a signature campaign to be launched on International Women s Day calling for amendments to Republic Act 8972

SOLO PARENTS. The DSWD calls for the amendment of the law providing benefits for solo parents, which was enacted more than a decade ago.

Don’t call me a bastard

Aug 22, 2015 - 12:19 PM

This is a story about a young woman who grew up without a father and whose mother works thousands of miles away

The challenges and triumphs of single moms

May 16, 2015 - 9:26 AM

Solo parenthood is emotionally draining because I have to make all the decisions at times wondering if I am making the right ones

OFWs in France

May 31, 2014 - 9:37 PM

For women working abroad everything they do is for their families they left behind

Strength in sacrifice: OFW women in the UAE

May 30, 2014 - 6:23 PM

When it comes to being a nanny or caregiver the Filipina is the best in her class She’s the top of the line It is an honorable profession

The author (L) sharing a joyful moment with Norma Brion (R). Photo taken at Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. Photo (screen grab) by Kamil Roxas

Strength in their sacrifice: A photo essay on OFW women

May 28, 2014 - 11:05 AM

When mothers go away to work abroad what happens to the children they leave behind?

'Nay-Tay': The plight of solo parents

May 11, 2014 - 2:40 PM

A solo parent shares her life as a Nay Tay and her support for all other solo parents in the Philippines