By Rodel Rodis
We were eating lunch at a Daly City home and watching “Eat Bulaga!”, the popular noontime variety show on GMA TV, when someone commented that he read on Facebook that two of the show’s hosts, Vic Sotto and Joey de Leon, were involved in the gang rape of a young Filipino American actress named Pepsi Paloma in 1982.
A free legal clinic for survivors of domestic violence or sexual assault will be held on March 1 from 12 to 1:30 p.m. at Louis B. Meyer Lounge, Hastings College of the Law on 198 McAllister St. , First Floor (at Hyde).
By Tina Santos
The United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) said it would have to spend $16.2 million to address the reproductive health and protection needs of some 3.5 million women and girls of child-bearing age affected by Super Typhoon Yolanda (Haiyan) in the Visayas.
By Joan Orendain
To this day, much is heard of the Rape of Nanking when the rampaging Japanese Imperial Army killed 300,000 from 1937 to 1938, and raped 20,000 women in that Chinese capital.
By Julliane Love de Jesus
An American fugitive facing rape charges has been nabbed by authorities while hiding in a La Union resort.
By Maila Ager
Senators on Thursday berated a labor official in Saudi Arabia for using obscene words such as “salungso” to refer to bras and ‘salungki” to refer to panties in a text message to a runaway overseas Filipino worker.
By Norman Bordadora
A labor attaché came under intense questioning at the Senate on Thursday over his alleged coddling of a Filipino driver accused of raping a 28-year-old runaway overseas Filipino worker (OFW) in Al Khobar, Saudi Arabia.
Police are filing charges against a 22-year-old waiter accused of raping a 15-year-old Norwegian tourist at the beach resort he works at.
A 15-year-old Norwegian tourist was allegedly raped by a resort worker in this town on Friday night, police said.
By Tarra Quismundo
The Philippine Embassy in Kuwait is providing legal assistance to the Filipino woman who cried rape against two Kuwait police officers and two Egyptian nationals last week, the Department of Foreign Affairs said Thursday.
By Tarra Quismundo
The Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) on Wednesday reminded Japanese officials to be careful in commenting about “comfort women” as the issue of wartime sexual abuse continues to rankle in the Philippines.
By Mila de Guzman
SAN FRANCISCO—Filipino women struck a strong presence among more than a thousand Valentine’s Day crowd of mostly women and girls of various ethnicities, who danced “flash-mob” style in front of City Hall to demand an end to violence against women. The event held in 190 places around the world called for a billion women [...]