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UNFPA to intensify health services for women in Yolanda-hit areas

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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.

Posted: February 18th, 2014 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

Female OFWs attack fellow Filipina in Saudi

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Siblings Shaie and Claire were in tears when they reported to Inquirer Radio dzIQ that their sister Princess Ann was behind bars in Saudi Arabia. As the story is told, Princess had problems in her work place. She was reportedly locked inside the stock room and beaten black and blue by three Filipino women, along with another female janitor. Princess fought back, grabbed a scissor and stabbed one of her attackers.

Posted: December 28th, 2013 in Global Pinoy | Read More »

Global protests vs violence on women to intensify in 2014 – Monique Wilson

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Women will scale up their worldwide Valentine-day protests this year, calling for an end to impunity as they demand justice for victims and survivors of violence against women, according to theater artist Monique Wilson.

Posted: October 21st, 2013 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

SF District Attorney helps domestic violence victims get child support

Pedestrians walk past a Meralco sign in suburban Manila in this file photo. San Miguel Corp. has increased its stake in the country's largest power distributor to 32.39 percent by taking over a 5.6-percent stake that the Social Security System sold to an affiliate three years ago under an installment plan.  AFP PHOTO/JES AZNAR

The city District Attorney’s Victim Services Division together with the Department of Child Support Services will educate victims of domestic violence about their child-support options.

Posted: September 5th, 2013 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

Crisis alert level 4 up for OFWs in Egypt

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Crisis Alert Level 4 has been raised over Egypt which means mandatory repatriation of Overseas Filipino Workers (OFWs) there, the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) announced on Tuesday.

Posted: August 20th, 2013 in Features,Latest Global Nation Stories,Middle East & Africa,Philippines | Read More »

Filipinos in Turkey urged to avoid large public gatherings

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DFA spokesman Assistant Secretary Raul Hernandez. INQUIRER.net FILE PHOTO

The Department of Foreign Affairs on Tuesday cautioned Filipinos across Turkey to be careful of large public gatherings as nationwide unrest grew amid widespread demonstrations over the planned construction over a historic park in Istanbul.

Posted: June 4th, 2013 in Headlines | Read More »

PCG ‘open’ to inspection of PH vessel by Taiwanese probe team

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The Philippine Coast Guard is “open” to allowing visiting Taiwanese investigators to inspect the Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources vessel involved in the May 9 incident in the Balintang Channel where a Taiwanese fisherman was reportedly shot dead by PCG personnel, the PCG commandant said Monday.

Posted: May 27th, 2013 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

Mexico violence claims hundreds of US lives

A protester holds a cross and a sign that reads in Spanish ‘We all are Jose Alfredo Yanez Reyes’ during a protest near the international border fence in Tijuana, Mexico, Friday. The protest was held in reaction to the June 21 killing of a migrant, Jose Alfredo Yanes Reyes, by a US Border Patrol agent. AP

When Malcolm X’s grandson was beaten to death in a seedy Mexico City bar last week his name joined the hundreds of US citizens who have been murdered in this country in recent years.

Posted: May 18th, 2013 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

Malaysia to move residents from invasion zone – PM

Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak.  AP FILE PHOTO

Malaysia’s prime minister said Monday authorities would relocate residents of areas deemed vulnerable to foreign infiltration as they continued to try to root out Filipino Islamic invaders.

Posted: March 25th, 2013 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

Ensler’s Billion Rising movement spans the globe

Students from St. Scholastica's College, an all-girls' school, flash the No.1 sign as they dance at their campus in a global kickoff campaign dubbed One Billion Rising, to end violence against women and children on Valentine's Day Thursday in Manila, Philippines. AP

Thousands danced in the Democratic Republic of Congo. Hundreds chanted in South Africa, carrying signs and candles. The Philippines held a 24-hour dance party. Scores of students in India gathered for a candlelight vigil.

Posted: February 15th, 2013 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

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