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Women’s Front: Understanding discrimination and violence vs women (3/3)

Sadly, inspite of the fact that Philippines being a signatory to various UN declarations advancing women’s rights; where several laws have been passed to address the various forms of VAW (Anti-rape Law, Anti Sexual harassment Act, Anti VAWC Law) and the enactment of the Magna Carta of Women (RA 9710), said to be a landmark law that would supposedly address women’s multiple issues, these efforts have not really substantially resolved the unequal status of women vis-a-vis men in the Philippines. A lot is still wanting.

Poetry: Rissik

Iti sardam magagaranak
panagsangbay sumuno nga aldaw,
isisingising ti init
agrissik iti landok ti tawa a bassit.

My first time at community broadcasting

SAGADA, Mountain Province — Among the 42 participants I, finished the one day training on Community Broadcasting for Radyo Sagada Broadcasters. This was held at St. Joseph, Sagada on March 14, 2018 with the objective of enhancing skills of local broadcasters and preparing soon-to-be broadcasters.

Ilocos dad, NGO bat for investigation of FPIC process

VIGAN CITY — A member of the Sangguniang Panlunsod of Ilocos Sur called on his colleagues to investigate the National Commission on Indigenous People’s (NCIP) conduct of Free Prior and Informed Consent (FPIC).

Women’s Front: Reclaim the genuine tradition of International Women’s Day

March 8 of every year, International women’s day is celebrated by women all over the world. The United Nations began celebrating International Women’s Day during the promulgation of International Women’s Year in 1975. By 1977, the United Nations General Assembly called on its member states to declare March 8 as the UN Day for women’s rights and world peace. For the UN and member states, this day marks a call to action for accelerating gender parity.

Isabela student journalists call to defend press freedom, stop charter change

SANTIAGO CITY — Editors-In-Chief and staff of diferrent publications in Isabela expressed dismay over the recent attacks on media outfits and opposition to the proposed charter change last Feruary 16 during the city-wide forum On Press Freedom and National Situation stages by College Editors Guild of the Philippines (CEGP).

Burburtia Krokis

ACROSS
1 dagta ng halaman na panglason sa isda (mga wikang Pil)
5 papasyal sa paligid (Tag)
10 bigat ng isang bagay
14 pinakamaagang posible (Eng abbrev)