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Australian PM under fire for women comments

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Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott was accused Monday of craving “a world where men do the big jobs and women do the ironing” after saying his biggest achievement for females was reducing household bills by axing a carbon tax.

Posted: December 22nd, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Taiwanese ‘baozhi’ finds way in Cavite, helps poor earn living

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TAIWANESE social workers Liu Ming-hao and Yao Fen-zhi (in the middle), help volunteers of Bukluran Multipurpose Cooperative train poor women in starting up a small business of “baozhi” and shortcake-making in Cavite. MARICAR CINCO

Taiwanese social workers Liu Ming-hao and Yao Fen-zhi, say they may never get used to Filipino food, finding the dishes delicious but either too salty or too sweet.

Posted: December 18th, 2014 in Headlines,Latest News Stories,Regions,Regions | Read More »

Uber taxi driver allegedly rapes woman in India

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An Uber taxi driver allegedly raped a 25-year-old woman in the Indian capital before threatening to kill her if she alerted police, the company and local reports said Sunday.

Posted: December 7th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Church warns against ‘hidden’ sexual abuse

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The head of the Catholic Church-attached Salvatorian Pastoral Care for Children (SPCC) has warned about what she called “hidden” sexual abuse, noting that many victims choose to suffer in silence because sometimes immediate family members are involved.

Posted: December 2nd, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

CHR urges firms to be sensitive to women in promos

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MANILA, Philippines–The Commission on Human Rights (CHR) has urged companies exercising their corporate responsibility to be more circumspect, especially when it came to the rights of women in promoting their products and services.   The CHR, in a 10-page advisory issued on Oct. 24, called on businesses “not only to respect human rights but to […]

Posted: November 19th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

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