Rappler's latest stories on women
Bea Luna thought she would get cut from the team, but she wound up with a spot in the starting XI because of her hard work
Bea Luna, 16, records one international goal in her national team debut in 2019
'Katherine was refused admission and care by 6 hospitals. She was declared dead on arrival by the time she arrived at the seventh hospital.'
PRESS RELEASE: Dr. Maria Ruth Pineda-Cortel of the University of Santo Tomas is chosen as the finalist for the ASEAN-U.S Science Prize for Women 2020 for her project on gestational diabetes
'A society that is open to see past the great gender divide and choose leaders based on their moral and professional record will tremendously benefit from it'
'She made us wait longer than expected,' says football star Alex Morgan, who was due to give birth in April
A drop in reported cases of abuse during the lockdown may not be good news as it could point to victims having a harder time reporting crimes to authorities
The new regulations lay out a method for cross-examining the accuser. This approach has previously been deemed too traumatizing for presumed victims.
(UPDATED) Police rescue 3 minors, all children of the suspect
'If you are a neighbor and you hear something that you gauge to be danger, then you have to call the authorities immediately'
The reigning world champions absorb a legal blow as their equal pay claim gets tossed out
Rappler's Maria Ressa and ANCx's Ces Drilon talk to fellow TOWNS awardees about how the foundation was able to raise P60 million to purchase PPE sets for COVID-19 frontliners in hospitals all over the country
Fifty-three-year-old health worker Miguela Ocampo Peniero was ordered released March 5 upon payment of bail for one case. Her lawyers explain to the court all other previous charges are either junked, or served.
Change came for Saudi women in mid-2016 when Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman unveils his 'Vision 2030' plan, aiming at diversifying the kingdom's economy and ending its addiction to oil
The Bureau of Corrections says that they are 'well and asymptomatic'
Police arrest a 21-year-old man over the assault in the central state of Madhya Pradesh
'Plans and programs to address this pandemic should be evidence-based and sensitive to culture, conflict, and context'
The Board of Pardons and Parole is 'formulating interim guidelines' to urgently release old and sickly convicts – a regular course for the board
In Mexico, it is estimated that around 200 women have been murdered since quarantine measures began
'Being part of the national team does not mean that you only have to do your part on the court,' says Southeast Asian Games gold medalist Jack Animam
(UPDATED) The female inmate is 72 years old, has pneumonia and has been transferred to the Sta Ana Hospital in Manila
‘It would have been a dream come true for her,’ says Vanessa Bryant after the WNBA made her daughter Gianna an honorary draft pick
After finishing near-bottom last season, the New York Liberty beef up their roster with one of the most decorated players in women's college basketball
El Salvador has one of the highest rates of femicide or female murder in the world
Jack Animam's long list of accomplishments is a testament to her trademark of leaving everything on the floor whenever she plays
Asia is facing a second wave of COVID-19 infections and as cases spiral globally and half the planet on lockdown, women are having to give birth in unprecedented circumstances
Why are there jobs 'for men' or 'for women'? Why are some strong female leaders 'too aggressive'? Rappler explores gender issues in the workplace with PBCWE executive director Julia Abad and WiTech founder Audrey Pe.
Wushu wonder Agatha Wong shares her tips to people struggling with discrimination, body image, bashers, and failure
As Women's Month closes, we put the spotlight on RITM's Dr Celia Carlos, DOH's Maria Rosario Vergeire, Xavier University's Dr Analyn Asok, and PGH COVID nurse Kathlyn Valdez
Starting out as a blog, Audrey Pe's Women in Tech has evolved to become an organization putting up workshops, conferences and talks promoting STEM, and gender equality to young women all over the country
Rappler Hustle shares stories from women paving the path in media, culture, and gaming
Rappler Hustle shares the stories of women who have made a name for themselves in finance, game development, physics, and tech
In celebration of women’s month, Rappler highlights 7 Filipinas whose stories should be remembered
'One report finds that women and children are 14 times more likely to die in a disaster compared to men, and prevailing traditional gender roles seem to be the culprit'
'Telling women not to dress a certain way, drink too much, or walk in a dark alley alone at night is just pointless'
On Thursday, March 12, join our discussion about the crucial role female leaders play in Philippine politics
'In Maria Ressa’s tweet was a key to progress on gender issues – the recognition that authentic empowerment of one gender cannot exist at the expense of another'
The 'Day Without Us' strike is staged to highlight the more than 1,000 women and children murdered in Mexico in 2019
There are various ways your workplace can show solidarity with Women's Month. Here are some examples.
In Pakistani society, women are shot, stabbed, stoned, set alight, and strangled for damaging a family's 'honor'
A police chief says the women were detained 'for violation of public order'
(UPDATED) Marches take place in Thailand, Indonesia, and the Philippines, while women rally in ultra-conservative Pakistan demanding 'freedom'
More than 300 women gather and block roads as they symbolically push back against narrowing political spaces
Figures from the Philippine Statistics Authority show a drop in unemployment for women who leave the workforce due to family duties
'It is incumbent on those of us who have succeeded in our careers, to help pave the way for others to follow,' says Senator Grace Poe
In Part 2 of our podcast, we trace our long-rooted history in documentary filmmaking, how documentaries are a nation's "photo album," and the correlation between social media love and documentary consumption
Three Filipina changemakers share their inspirational journeys in making it their mission to empower women and provide them with more opportunities in the face of discrimination, violence, and gender inequality
In Part 1 of our podcast with Baby Ruth Villarama, we talk about her origins as a filmmaker, telling stories from "kanto to palasyo," and why "time makes a documentary"
'How a society treats the female half of its population is a significant indicator of how it will treat others. Even in peaceful societies, many women are in deadly danger in their own homes.'
Sharing these photos and their personal memories is my way of honoring these remarkable women on this special occasion