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 Susan K
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.
By Germelina Lacorte
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.
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.
By Matikas Santos
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.
By Tarra Quismundo
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.
By Jerry E. Esplanada
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.
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.
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.
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.