women's rights

Duterte, the 'benevolent sexist'?

Mar 11, 2017 - 10:00 AM

With the recent celebration of International Women s Day it s time to ask: Has President Duterte been good or bad for women empowerment?

[DASH of SAS] Muslim religious leaders affirm 'sublime status' of women

Nov 30, 2015 - 12:01 PM

Muslim religious leaders endorse new fatwa on early and forced marriage and also address the health and empowerment of Muslim girls

Beyonce, Gaga join call to tackle female poverty

Mar 08, 2015 - 11:00 PM

Actresses Meryl Streep Charlize Theron and Rosamund Pike also sign the petition calling on countries in the G7 summit to lift women out of poverty

FOR WOMEN. Beyonce performs on stage at the MTV Video Music Awards (VMA), August 24, 2014 at The Forum in Inglewood, California. Robyn Beck/AFP

Philippine gender gap narrow but women leaders still needed

Mar 08, 2015 - 7:00 PM

The government encourages women in all sectors of the society to take part in leadership and to drive for excellence

Iran hangs woman in defiance of international campaign

Oct 25, 2014 - 3:38 PM

Iran executes Rehyaneh Jabbari who was accused of stabbing Morteza Abdolaii Sarbandi despite claims made by a UN human rights monitor saying it was an act of self defense

Photo from 'Save Reyhaneh Jabbari From Execution In Iran' Facebook page

Indian minister says rapes happen 'accidentally'

Jun 08, 2014 - 9:15 PM

The minister Ramsevak Paikra claims he was miqsuoted

NEVER FORGET. Indian students make a sand sculpture to pay homage as they commemorate the first anniversary of the fatal gang rape of the 23-year-old New Delhi student on a moving bus, in Allahabad on December 16, 2013. Photo by AFP/Sanjay Kanojia

Mernielyn: Downpayment for her baby's life

Dec 21, 2013 - 2:35 PM

Did Mernielyn Garcia lose her baby because she could not afford a downpayment for the hospital?

#WHIPIT: Women who beat the odds

Nov 23, 2013 - 6:22 PM

What challenges face the young Filipina today? Are there stereotypes and gender bias frameworks she needs to confront? Join us on Tuesday November 26 as we try to find answers to these questions