Under President Duterte’s first year in office, the reported rape cases has also increased by 53 percent compared to its 6,480 annual average in the past decade.
Tags: International Women’s Day
By DEE AYROSO
In this episode, Bulatlat looks back on the revolutionary roots of the International Women’s Day.
Ten years ago, no country in the world gave women and men equal legal rights. Today (or since June 2017) six out of 187 nations have enshrined gender equality in their laws, specifically those affecting employment and entrepreneurship, according to a decade-long study made public by the World Bank, ahead of the observance of International…
“We will not allow our families to go hungry, jobless and homeless.”
By DEE AYROSO
Konteksto Ni DANILO ARAÑA ARAO Naniniwala ka pa bang mas mababa ang kinikita ng kababaihan kumpara sa kalalakihan? Ayon sa pinakahuling pag-aaral ng PayScale tungkol sa kaibahan ng sahod ayon sa kasarian (gender pay gap), nakakakuha lang ng US$0.78 ang babae sa bawat US$1.00 na kinikita ng lalaki. At sa isang sitwasyon daw na ang…
The demonstrations may have taken place in different provinces and organized by different people and groups. The message, however, is clear: End all forms of violence not just against women.
Instead of change, women said the new administration only bore all-out war.
“Women will not hesitate to unite and smash a leadership that will make us suffer the same crooked governance as the current administration.”
“We will continue to rise, not only up to the International Women’s Day on March 8, but througout the whole year or even longer, as long as the government does not hear our demands.”