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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 »

February 1945: The Rape of Manila

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DEAD bodies could not be buried as relatives fled the carnage. Photo courtesy of Albert Montilla

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.

Posted: February 16th, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Features,Latest Global Nation Stories,Philippines,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Traffickers preying on typhoon victims, US solons warn

Typhoon survivors Maria Jane Bacsal and her sister Maria Nina Rose, left, rest inside the Redemptorist church, which is serving as an evacuation center, on Nov. 28, 2013, in Tacloban City.  AP FILE PHOTO

Thousands of women and children in the Philippines risk falling prey to human traffickers in the aftermath of last month’s catastrophic typhoon, lawmakers and the chief United States aid agency warned Tuesday.

Posted: December 5th, 2013 in Americas,Features,Latest Global Nation Stories,Philippines,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Women’s group names tech CEO one of ‘most influential’ women

Honoree Delle Sering-Fojas  CONTRIBUTED PHOTO

Delle Sering-Fojas, CEO of Seven Seven Softwares, was recently named one of the “100 Most Influential Filipino Women in the World” by Filipina Women’s Network (FWN) in San Francisco.

Posted: November 30th, 2013 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

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

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Photo from www.onebillionrising.org

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 »

DOJ: Sex-for-flight probe to include Filipina’s suicide

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Justice Secretary Leila de Lima: Own probe INQUIRER file photo

Justice Secretary Leila de Lima on Tuesday said the National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) was conducting its own probe into the alleged sexual exploitation of Filipino women in the Middle East by Philippine officials, including one reportedly involving a Filipino woman who committed suicide.

Posted: July 3rd, 2013 in Latest Global Nation Stories,Philippines | Read More »

Japanese mayor: Wartime sex slaves were necessary

Toru Hashimoto

An outspoken nationalist mayor said the Japanese military’s forced prostitution of Asian women before and during World War II was necessary to “maintain discipline” in the ranks and provide rest for soldiers who risked their lives in battle.

Posted: May 14th, 2013 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

SC asked to consider Korean court ruling on ‘comfort women’

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INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

A lawyer from the Center for International Law on Tuesday asked the Supreme Court to reconsider its 2010 ruling that dismissed the bid of more than 70 Filipino women abused during World War II to compel the government to support their demand for apology and reparations from the Japanese government.

Posted: April 2nd, 2013 in Features,Latest Global Nation Stories,Philippines | Read More »

No house, no job, no future for Inda in Sabah

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Malaysian soldiers atop an armored vehicle move in toward Lahad Datu. MALAYSIA’S THE STAR/ASIA NEWS NETWORK

She fears for her life and that of her family here in Sabah. But if she goes back to Tawi-Tawi, they will have nothing, too—not a house, not a job, perhaps not a future.

Posted: March 11th, 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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