Tabada: Love for women

When I read the first social media posts about his death, I wanted to doubt the news. When I read the breaking reports from media I trust, my next thought was of his sisters. When he moved in the Bahay Pangarap in the Malacañang Park complex, his four sisters shared the official duties that, if […]

Espina: Beauty, grace and charm

There have been so many issues about the Miss Universe pageant. This happens every pageant. It is really difficult to judge how beautiful a woman is despite the criteria set for selection. On YouTube, I came across a list citing a few beautiful women in the local movielandia. The list had Amalia Fuentes, Gloria Romero, […]

Editorial: Prioritizing women’s recovery

PUSHING for women’s welfare creates waves of consequences benefiting families and communities. May 28, which marks the International Day of Action for Women’s Health, reiterates this 30-year-old message: sexual and reproductive health and rights (SRHR) are inseparable from the human rights of women, who face marginalization and violence, especially during the pandemic of the coronavirus […]

The Change Company’s Newest Banking App Supports Women as the Next Wave of Financial Investors

LOS ANGELES, CA., May 21, 2021 – (ACN Newswire via – The Change Company ( has officially launched its newest neobank ChangeFi ( in an effort to support the banking disadvantages women face around the world. Women in the U.S. and abroad are statistically less likely to have a bank account and own homes. […]

UNFPA report highlights Filipino women’s need for better access to reproductive health services 

FILIPINO women and girls are among the world’s female population with restricted power, rights, and choices over their own body, the 2021 State of the World Population report of the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) showed. “The annual report documents the realities of issues and concerns surrounding ways and means of upholding bodily autonomy. Here […]

Cabaero: ‘The Chilling’

It sounded like the title of a horror movie but it was not. It was for real. The full title of the research paper is “The Chilling: Global trends in online violence against women journalists.” It is based on a Unesco study that points to a “sharp increase” in online violence against women journalists. Results […]

SM Seaside celebrates Women’s Month

SM SEASIDE City Cebu, together with the University of San Carlos Senior High School, the Cebu Lady Lawyers Association Inc. and the LAW Center Inc., recently launched the “Halad sa Kababayen-an” in celebration of the 2021 National Women’s Month. This celebration is a venue to discuss and address the issues that women continue to face […]

International Women’s Day 2021: 5 influential Filipinas who made a difference

EVERY 8th of March, the world celebrates International Women’s Day. History of Women’s Day Let’s do a little throwback. On February 28, 1909, the Socialist Party of America designated this day in honor of the garment workers’ strike in New York. The first official celebration of International Women’s Day was in 1911. Women from European […]