NEDA: PH population to double in 4 decades | Malaya Business Insight

Reference: Celis, A. & Icamina, P. (2019, July 12). NEDA: PH population to double in 4 decades. Malaya Business Insight. Retrieved July 12, 2019 from https://www.malaya.com.ph/business-news/news/neda-ph-population-double-4-decades NEDA: PH population to double in 4 decades BY ANGELA CELIS and PAUL ICAMINA – July 12, 2019 SOCIO-ECONOMIC Secretary Ernesto Pernia yesterday said the country’s population is projected to … Continue reading

LAWS & EXECUTIVE ISSUANCES (1900-2011) : WOMEN’S RIGHTS AND WELFARE

This publication contains a compilation of laws on women’s rights and welfare in the Philippines enacted from 1900 to 2011. LAWS & EXECUTIVE ISSUANCES (1900-2011) : WOMEN’S RIGHTS AND WELFARE

Duterte’s female ex-lawyer vies for ombudsman post | Philstar.com

Reference: Punay, E. (2018, May 30). Duterte’s female ex-lawyer vies for ombudsman post. Philippine Star. Retrieved May 30, 2018 from https://www.philstar.com/headlines/2018/05/30/1819960/dutertes-female-ex-lawyer-vies-ombudsman-post Duterte’s female ex-lawyer vies for ombudsman post Edu Punay (The Philippine Star) – May 30, 2018 – 12:00am MANILA, Philippines — President Duterte’s former lawyer is challenging his preference to pick a man as … Continue reading

#BabaeAko rips Duterte; Palace disputes claims | Philstar.com

Reference: Romero, A. (2018, May 24). #BabaeAko rips Duterte; Palace disputes claims. Philippine Star. Retrieved May 24, 2018 from https://www.philstar.com/headlines/2018/05/24/1818120/babaeako-rips-duterte-palace-disputes-claims. #BabaeAko rips Duterte; Palace disputes claims Alexis Romero (The Philippine Star) – May 24, 2018 – 12:00am MANILA, Philippines — Malacañang justified yesterday President Duterte’s recent remarks about women after some social media users launched a … Continue reading

More women hold high positions at DENR—Usec – Manila Standard

Reference: Araja, R. (2018, March 19). More women hold high positions at DENR—Usec. manilastandard.net. Retrieved March 19, 2018 from http://manilastandard.net/news/national/261278/more-women-hold-high-positions-at-denr-usec.html More women hold high positions at DENR—Usec posted March 18, 2018 at 10:55 pm by  Rio N. Araja AS the country celebrates March as women’s month, the Department of Environment and Natural Resources has welcomed a reported … Continue reading

Gabriela hits Duterte’s ‘shoot in the vagina’ remark | Inquirer News

Reference: Nonato, V. (2018, February 12). Gabriela hits Duterte’s ‘shoot in the vagina’ remark. Inquirer.net. Retrieved February 12, 2018 from http://newsinfo.inquirer.net/967980/gabriela-hits-dutertes-shoot-in-the-vagina-remark Gabriela hits Duterte’s ‘shoot in the vagina’ remark Philippine Daily Inquirer / 07:40 AM February 12, 2018 Gabriela Women’s Party has denounced President Rodrigo Duterte as a “macho-fascist,” after he said in a Feb. … Continue reading

Sotto draws flak for belittling Taguiwalo’s single parenthood as ‘na-ano lang’ | Philstar

Sotto draws flak for belittling Taguiwalo’s single parenthood as ‘na-ano lang’ | Philstar By Rosette Adel (philstar.com) | Updated May 3, 2017 – 4:04pm Reference: Adel, R. (2017, May 3). Sotto draws flak for belittling Taguiwalo’s single parenthood as ‘na-ano lang’. The Philippine Star. Retrieved May 3, 2017 from http://www.philstar.com/headlines/2017/05/03/1696362/sotto-draws-flak-belittling-taguiwalos-single-parenthood-na-ano-lang MANILA, Philippines — Sen. Vicente … Continue reading

Women urged to run for barangay, SK polls

Women urged to run for barangay, SK polls By Sheila Crisostomo (The Philippine Star) | Updated September 13, 2016 – 12:00am Reference: Crisostomo, S. (2016, September 13). Women urged to run for barangay, SK polls. Philstar. Retrieved September 14, 2016 from http://www.philstar.com/headlines/2016/09/13/1623307/women-urged-run-barangay-sk-polls MANILA, Philippines – An official of the Commission on Elections (Comelec) has urged … Continue reading

Number of Pinoys on a steep climb | Malaya Business Insight

Number of Pinoys on a steep climb | Malaya Business Insight By PAUL ICAMINA August 31, 2016 Source: Icamina, P. (2016, August 31). Number of Pinoys on a steep climb. Malaya Business Insight. Retrieved August 31, 2016 from http://malaya.com.ph/business-news/news/number-pinoys-steep-climb THERE will be 141 million Filipinos by 2050 or thereabouts. That is a steep climb from … Continue reading

100-day maternity leave proposed

100-day maternity leave proposed | mb.com.ph | Philippine News by Charissa Luci July 19, 2016 (updated) Source: Luci, C. (2016, July 19). 100-day maternity leave proposed. Manila Bulletin. Retrieved July 20, 2016 from http://www.mb.com.ph/100-day-maternity-leave-proposed/ A woman lawmaker wants to increase the maternity leave period to 100 days for female employees in the government and private … Continue reading

Binay urges Duterte to also prioritize bill on protecting women vs online violence

Binay urges Duterte to also prioritize bill on protecting women vs online violence | mb.com.ph | Philippine News by Hannah Torregoza July 10, 2016 (updated) Source: Torregoza, H. (2016, July 10). Binay urges Duterte to also prioritize bill on protecting women vs online violence. Manila Bulletin. Retrieved July 10, 2016 from http://www.mb.com.ph/binay-urges-duterte-to-also-prioritize-bill-on-protecting-women-vs-online-violence/ Senator Nancy Binay … Continue reading

Solon wants passage of bill empowering women in businesses | Congress of the Philippines | Articles – Philstar.com

Solon wants passage of bill empowering women in businesses | Congress of the Philippines | Articles – Philstar.com. By Rosette Adel Updated Thursday May 07, 2015 – 2:47pm Source: http://www.philstar.com/congress/articles/2015/05/07/1452196/solon-wants-passage-bill-empowering-women-businesses MANILA, Philippines – A lawmaker has filed a bill which aims to involve women in the field of trade and business by developing a national … Continue reading

Senate tackles bills increasing maternity leave | Headlines, News, The Philippine Star | philstar.com

Senate tackles bills increasing maternity leave | Headlines, News, The Philippine Star | philstar.com. By Marvin Sy (The Philippine Star) | Updated March 25, 2015 – 12:00am MANILA, Philippines – The Senate is working on increasing maternity leave for female employees from 60 days to at least four months. The Senate committee on women, family … Continue reading

Women power alive in Congress

Women power alive in Congress By Cherry Salazar (The Philippine Star) | Updated March 10, 2015 – 12:00am Read more: http://www.philstar.com/headlines/2015/03/10/1431955/women-power-alive-congress#ixzz3TwQxxVFL MANILA, Philippines – Female lawmakers attended yesterday an all-women session at the House of Representatives in celebration of National Women’s Day. “Women power is well and alive in Congress,” said Pangasinan Rep. Gina de … Continue reading

Tipping point for women | Malaya Business Insight

Tipping point for women | Malaya Business Insight. Source: http://www.malaya.com.ph/business-news/opinion/tipping-point-women retrieved on March 9, 2015 from The Daily Tribune website March 09, 2015 IN 1994, our society saw a major shift that in likelihood only a few bean-counters actually noticed: the number of educated Filipino women overtook their male counterparts.

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