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Filipinas join ‘One Billion Rising’ flash mob against domestic violence

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Marily Mondejar of Filipino Women’s Network speaks before the Valentine’s Day flash mob. PHOTO/ VIVIAN ZALVIDEA ARAULLO

A flash mob of hundred people danced in front of City Hall on Valentine’s Day as part of the global campaign to end violence against women and girls.

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

PH picked to head UN body’s meeting on women’s rights

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Ambassador Libran Cabactula  AFP FILE PHOTO

The Philippines has been chosen to head next year’s meeting of the United Nations’ body pushing for women empowerment and gender equality, reflecting “the international community’s recognition” of the country’s capacity to take on a leadership role in a sector of critical global importance.

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

Distinguished Citizens Kapit-Bisig awardees to mentor youths

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Screenshot from West Bay Pilipino Multi-Service Center Facebook Account

Eight men and women who have donated their time, talent and services to programs that improve the future and quality of life of the Bay Area’s Filipino-American community, particularly its youth, received the Distinguished Citizens Kapit-Bisig awards at a gala lunch Saturday, June 22, at the Intercontinental Hotel of San Francisco.

Posted: June 26th, 2013 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

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