Steady growth in PHL working age population could be a boon or bane, says POPCOM  

A STEADY growth in the Philippine’s working-age population as indicated in latest government data could either be a boon or bane for the country, according to the Commission on Population and Development (POPCOM).    “The high fertility levels of the last two decades were projected to create a bulge of young people entering the workforce up […]

Utzurrum: Zonta Club of Cebu 2 initiates projects, advocacies

Having recently celebrated 100 years, Zonta International, traditionally an all-women’s club, has a solid history of being a valuable non-governmental organization (NGO). Its stringent advocacies involving the status of women and girls globally, has attracted members who desire to make a positive difference in their lives.Some of these advocacies are saying no to violence against […]

Espina: Violence against women

Zonta International has a very relevant advocacy focusing on the crusade against Violence against Women (VAW). Our club, Zonta Club of Cebu I, has undertaken several long- and short-term projects in tandem with the academe, government and civic agencies: The Zonta Club of Cebu I VAW Referral Center, located in the University of the Visayas; […]

Tell it to SunStar: PCW condemns tactics that commodify, degrade women during campaign rallies

The Philippine Commission on Women (PCW) expresses grave disappointment over the commodification or objectification of women in campaign rallies, in light of videos showing women being used as a form of entertainment during sorties.One shows a woman in scanty clothes dancing on stage in a sensual production number. The other shows a candidate telling a […]

Philanthropic Project, Impact Women NFTs, Launches to Combat Domestic Violence in Brazil

Florianópolis, Brazil, April 1, 2022- (SEAPRWire) – Impact Women NFT, a philanthropic project displaying exquisite artworks handmade by a talented artist, has announced the launch of its NFT project. Aimed at combating domestic violence in the previously mentioned South American country, these beautifully crafted NFTs were created by renowned, talented, and award-winning illustrator Manu Cunhas. Designed […]

JCI announces 10 TOYM awardees

The Junior Chamber International (JCI) Philippines announced the 10 winners of the 2021 The Outstanding Young Men and Women (TOYM) awards, who were recognized for “willingly taking the extra mile of selfless service to others.” “The ultimate test of efficiency of corporations lies beyond its ability to make profits for its shareholders, but in its […]

Patent fee waivers eyed for female inventors, MSMEs

THE Intellectual Property Office of the Philippines (IPOPHL) said it launched programs to assist female inventors and female-led micro-, small-, and medium-sized enterprises (MSMEs) in protecting their intellectual property (IP).   In a virtual launch on Wednesday, IPOPHL-Bureau of Patents Director Lolibeth R. Medrano said the Juana Patent and Juana Design Incentive Protection programs seek […]

#GRLPWR: Inspiring women in business

THE short but powerful slogan, Girl Power (GRLPWR), celebrates the strength and capabilities of girls and women—that they can do anything they set their minds to and become leaders and trailblazers in the fields that they want to be in.At Ayala Center Cebu, there are many businesses run by women entrepreneurs of different ages and […]

Chatbot answers period-related questions

For two decades, a woman who regularly experienced excruciating pain during her period finally had enough and consulted a gynecologist. Her tormentor turned out to be endometriosis.   “A growth was found in my ovaries,” said Ella Marie Evangelista-Martelino, an endometriosis patient care advocate and chief executive officer of Manila Media. “My search led me to […]

19 Women from APAC recognised with Women Icons Asia Awards 2022 at Collective for Equality Summit

Singapore, Mar 28, 2022 – (ACN Newswire via – Nineteen women and one corporate from the Asia Pacific were recognised at the annual Women Icons Asia Awards 2022 presented by the Singapore-based Women Icons Network (WIN). The awards were announced in conjunction with the Collective for Equality Summit hosted virtually on March 24 & […]

Collective for Equality Summit by Women Icons Network on March 24, 25

Singapore, Mar 23, 2022 – (ACN Newswire via – Singapore-headquartered Women Icons Network, a cause-driven community platform working in the space of Workplace Gender Equality, will be hosting its annual Collective for Equality Summit on March 24 and 25, 2022. The virtual summit will bring together senior corporate leaders from across the Asia Pacific […]