Rappler's latest stories on women in politics
Is the Davao mayor the courageous woman leader that this country needs? How about Vice President Leni Robredo and her 'quiet courage'?
Ahead of the elections, Angat Bayi fellow Mayen Juico says that proper representation of women in politics is essential in nation building
Let's do away with the stereotype that women will never be as good as men in the political arena
Amatul-Wadud is a mother of seven, a lawyer, a community activist and a Muslim, who rises before dawn, prays five times a day and fasts during Ramadan
Here are some of the other historic moments for women in government.
Kagalang galang na talaga ang hustisya sa Pilipinas Ang salita ng kidnapper ay ebidensya na ngayon [at] sinasanto na natin ang salita ng mga drug lord
After the second round of elections 17 women will become lawmakers in the 290 seat parliament – one more than the number of clerics which has hit an all time low
Tell us how an incumbent official inspired you or why you want a candidate to win Write about her politics on X
In the past 6 elections – from 1998 to 2013 – more men have participated and won than women
Let the fight be as much as women’s as it is men’s Women are in fact much stronger than they have long been portrayed
The petition also calls for an investigation into the conduct of government officials in violation of the Magna Carta of Women
Senator Pia Cayetano tells Rappler why the Philippines does not have enough women leaders and why poor mothers continue to die of childbirth
Women in India have served as prime minister president and political partiy heads but politics is still mostly dominated by men
Political parties having women as 30 of its candidates can have access to an empowerment fund that can augment campaign kitties
The move is the latest in a series of statements and gaffes from senior officials around Prime Minister Shinzo Abe that are being interpreted as questioning accepted wisdom on Japan s brutal wartime behavior in East Asia