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POPCOM Eyes to End Spousal Violence

Mainstreaming gender equality as part of its continuing advocacy to address issues in population management, Commission on Population and Development (POPCOM) Caraga heightens its implementation of various Gender Responsive Population Strategies (GRPops) at the local level, in close coordination with program partners and stakeholders. POPCOM emphasized that the interrelationship between gender and population matters have […].....»»

Source: Metrocebu MetrocebuCategory: NewsMay 18th, 2019Related News

Maine gwapung-gwapo sa gender challenge app: Pasadong EB Bae na may bigote’t balbas

GINULAT ni Maine Mendoza ang kanyang fans nang naging lalaki ang hitsura niya matapos gamitin ang Snapchat gender challenge filter. Guwaping na guwaping ang hitsura ni Meng with matching bigote at balbas pa, huh! At kahit lalaki pa ang hitsura niya ay mukha pa rin siyang artista! Pwedeng-pwedeng maging EB Bae. “My turn! Loool!” simpleng […] The post Maine gwapung-gwapo sa gender challenge app: Pasadong EB Bae na may bigote’t balbas appeared first on Bandera......»»

Source: Inquirer InquirerCategory: NewsMay 15th, 2019Related News

Rodrigo Duterte calls women at gender-equality event bitches

Philippines president tells almost exclusively female audience of military and police they are crazy women The president of the Philippines, Rodrigo Duterte , has continued his offensive rhetoric agai.....»»

Source: Manilanews ManilanewsCategory: NewsMay 13th, 2019Related News

Youth groups dare senatorial hopefuls to put forward youth agenda

Aside from the free public education, included in their agenda are decent jobs for the youth and the people; improved healthcare and other social services; clean and affordable energy, water and utilities; increased awareness and focus on mental health; better telecommunications and internet; good governance and youth empowerment; promotion of democratic rights in and out of campuses; gender equality and end to discrimination and environmental preservation and climate action. The post Youth groups dare senatorial hopefuls to put forward youth agenda appeared first on Bulatlat......»»

Source: Bulatlat BulatlatCategory: NewsMay 13th, 2019Related News

Gender equality advocates to launch campaign to end violence against LGBTQ+

This is a press release from Samahan ng mga Pilipina para sa Reporma at Kaunlaran! (SPARK) Philippines. As part of the global commemoration of the International Day Against Homophobia, Biphobia, and Transphobia (IDAHOBIT) on May 17​, gender equality advocates are launching #EndRainbowViolence – a movement that aims to increase the public’s awareness on ........»»

Source: Rappler RapplerCategory: NewsMay 9th, 2019Related News

DTI to implement project to help women entrepreneurs

CEBU CITY, Philippines–The Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) will implement this year the Gender Responsive Economic Action for the Transformation (GREAT) Women 2 project. Aster Caberte, regional director of DTI in Central Visayas, said GREAT Women Project 2 is a governance and capacity development project. It aims to promote and support a gender-responsive enabling […] The post DTI to implement project to help women entrepreneurs appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Source: Inquirer InquirerCategory: NewsMay 2nd, 2019Related News

Akbayan’s pro-women laws lauded for women’s month

Mindanao civil society groups are raising public support for the urgent passage of five pro-women measures pushed by Akbayan Partylist in the 17th Congress in time for Women’s Month this March. The Junior Chamber International (JCI), the Women’s Action for Gender Equality (WAGE), Balaod Mindanao, Citizens Watch for Good Governance (CWGG), and the Philippine Muslim Women Council, Inc. each expressed support for the Universal Healthcare Bill, the Expanded Maternity Leave Bill, the Safe Streets and Public Spaces Bill, the 4Ps Institutionalization Bill, and the Marawi Compensation Bill......»»

Source: Kagay_an Kagay_anCategory: NewsApr 28th, 2019Related News

Land swap deal

Land swap deal.....»»

Source: Inquirer InquirerCategory: NewsJan 20th, 2017Related News

Venus focused on tennis, not age, in record 73rd Grand Slam

JUSTIN BERGMAN, Associated Press br /> MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — One could never accuse Venus Williams of being sensitive about her age. Not the way she keeps making self-deprecating jokes about it at the Australian Open. Case in point: Asked about the Australian great Margaret Court after her third-round win over China's Duan Yingying at Margaret Court Arena on Friday, Williams said she had a letter from the 24-time major winner hung on the wall in her room as a memento. 'It's a congratulations for me being the oldest person in the draw or something like that,' she dead-panned. The 36-year-old Williams fields more than her fair share of questions about her advanced age in the sport, how often she considers retirement, what keeps her motivated after more than two decades on the court. Indeed, she is appearing in her 73rd Grand Slam singles draw — a record for the Open era. And she is the oldest woman in the draw at Melbourne Park, though it should be noted that male players her age, such as Ivo Karlovic and Roger Federer, aren't continuously peppered with the same questions. But rather than show her annoyance, Williams smiles and patiently responds each time, sometimes with a joke. And she's made clear with her play this week that she's still a serious contender — she's reached the fourth round at the Australian Open for the 10th time in her career, and without dropping a set. Against Duan, a player who admitted she'd never seen the seven-time Grand Slam winner play, the 13th-seeded Williams only lost one game. 'Just like every player here, I have put in a ton of work,' Williams said earlier in the week. 'I'm not coming all the way to Australia for kicks and giggles. I'm here as a competitor.' Williams made clear Friday she doesn't want to get dragged into controversies, either. She declined to comment on a remark by a TV commentator during her second-round match when he described her as moving in and charging with what sounded like a 'gorilla' or 'guerrilla' effect. The commentator, Doug Adler, who maintains he said 'guerrilla' — as in, her choice of tactics — but apologized for his poor word choice, was dropped from ESPN's coverage for the rest of the tournament. 'All I can say is it's been a wonderful, wonderful career for me full of positives. That's what I focus on,' said Williams, who hasn't shied away from addressing issues ranging from racism to gender pay equity throughout her career. 'I pay attention and address situations that are noteworthy,' she added, when pressed on the subject. 'That's been my past record, clearly.' What Williams wants to talk about is her tennis. Especially as she continues to win at Melbourne Park, where she's reached the final just once in her career. Her next opponent is another player many years her junior, 26-year-old Mona Barthel, a No. 181-ranked qualifier from Germany. 'It's never enough,' Williams said. 'I've been in the fourth round before. I've tasted it before and it's always a great feeling because it means, hey, I have an opportunity for the quarterfinals. That's what I'm going to go for.' .....»»

Source: Abscbn AbscbnCategory: SportsJan 20th, 2017Related News

Gender bias ‘yung vanity tax

Gender bias ‘yung vanity tax.....»»

Source: Abante AbanteCategory: NewsJan 13th, 2017Related News

Cypriot leaders to swap maps on unified island

Cypriot leaders to swap maps on unified island.....»»

Source: Rappler RapplerCategory: NewsJan 12th, 2017Related News

Dung heaps are rhinos’ Facebook

Rhinos signal gender, age, and sexual availability in their poo, said on a study which suggested mammals may use communal dung heaps as social networking sites......»»

Source: Tempo TempoCategory: NewsJan 11th, 2017Related News

Ombudsman not spared from gender, age prejudice

Ombudsman not spared from gender, age prejudice.....»»

Source: Rappler RapplerCategory: NewsJan 6th, 2017Related News

Ombudsman not spared from gender, age prejudice - Rappler

Ombudsman not spared from gender, age prejudice - Rappler.....»»

Source: Googlenews GooglenewsCategory: NewsJan 6th, 2017Related News

Gladys Reyes reveals gender of fourth baby

Gladys Reyes reveals gender of fourth baby.....»»

Source: Pep PepCategory: EntertainmentDec 29th, 2016Related News

Cebu City Council approves 93-1 land swap agreement

Cebu City Council approves 93-1 land swap agreement.....»»

Source: Inquirer InquirerCategory: NewsDec 20th, 2016Related News

Provincial board to discuss 93-1 land swap deal, P3.6 billion budget in last session

Provincial board to discuss 93-1 land swap deal, P3.6 billion budget in last session.....»»

Source: Inquirer InquirerCategory: NewsDec 19th, 2016Related News

December 31 Deadline to Swap Old Peso Bills

December 31 Deadline to Swap Old Peso Bills.....»»

Source: Metrocebu MetrocebuCategory: NewsDec 16th, 2016Related News

BSP reminds info officers on Dec. 31 deadline to swap old paper bills

TAGBILARAN CITY, December 15 (PIA)&''The BangkoSentralngPilipinas (BSP) reminded the information officers of the local government units and national government agencies about the December 31, 2016 deadline to swap holdings of New Design Series (NDS) paper.....»»

Source: Boholnewsdaily BoholnewsdailyCategory: NewsDec 15th, 2016Related News

Cebu Council Defers Approval of MOA on Land-Swap Deal with Cebu Capitol

Cebu Council Defers Approval of MOA on Land-Swap Deal with Cebu Capitol.....»»

Source: Metrocebu MetrocebuCategory: NewsDec 15th, 2016Related News