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‘Sakurab’ wafts way to empowerment

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Potra Hadji Karim beams with pride at her “sakurab” harvest. KARLOS MANLUPIG

A meal in a Maranao household in Lanao del Sur province is not really complete without the tasty and spicy “palapa,” an appetizer that according to tradition, should be prepared with love using “sakurab,” or white scallions, ginger and chili.

Posted: April 13th, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Headlines,Photos & Videos,Regions | Read More »

Pia Cayetano yet to decide whether to appeal SC ruling on RH law

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Senator Pia Cayetano. INQUIRER.net FILE PHOTO

Advocates of the controversial Reproductive Health (RH) law that was declared constitutional by the Supreme Court have yet to decide whether or not to appeal the eight provisions of the law stricken down by the high court, Senator Pia Cayetano said on Wednesday.

Posted: April 9th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Cybersex raid no rescue, women complain

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CDN FILE PHOTO

Two women whom the police said it “rescued” from a Pangasinan school allegedly fronting as a cybersex den on Wednesday denied they were victims of human trafficking, saying they were instead “victims of police harassment.”

Posted: April 3rd, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Heroic lady cops are apple of Aquino’s eye

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INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

President Benigno Aquino III may have yet to find his lady love, but the heroic acts of lady cops are enough to keep him going.

Posted: April 1st, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Brazilians say women in revealing clothes deserve rape – poll

Screencap of the “Eu não mereço ser estuprada (I do not deserve to be raped)” campaign on Facebook.

In Brazil, the land of mini bikinis and voluptuous carnival dancers, most people say a woman who shows off her body deserves to be raped, according to a poll that has triggered outrage.

Posted: March 30th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Women changing landscape of road repairs in Cagayan

WOMEN workers prepare the highway pavement in Abulug town, Cagayan province, for painting. MICHAEL REY BIADO/CONTRIBUTOR

Four weeks ago, Chinee Gaba, 23, got word that she was hired as a front desk staffer in one of the hotels in this capital city of Cagayan province.

Posted: March 30th, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Headlines,Photos & Videos,Regions | Read More »

Women empowerment brings light to remote community

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BABY Mindalano, who barely went to school, has learned Tagalog mainly from listening to radio programs. NASH MAULANA

In a village where there is neither school nor electricity, a women’s literacy program is empowering their community.

Posted: March 30th, 2014 in Featured Columns,Featured Gallery,Headlines,Photos & Videos,Regions | Read More »

Mexican women giving birth in street–activists

In this Tuesday, Feb. 18, 2014 photo, baby dolls representing children born in the streets are shown during a protest outside the Ministry of Health in Oaxaca , Mexico. The sign on the door reads in Spanish, "The children in Oaxaca are born like this". Women's rights advocates sought international help Thursday in trying to end what they call a pattern of poor indigenous Mexican women being turned away from hospitals while in labor, forcing them to give birth on lawns, patios or parking lots. AP

Women’s rights advocates sought international help Thursday in ending what they call a pattern of poor indigenous Mexican women being turned away from hospitals while in labor, forcing them to give birth on lawns, patios or parking lots.

Posted: March 28th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

SC urged to affirm legality of RH Law

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Former Health Secretary Esperanza Cabral: More teenage pregnancies

With teenage pregnancies on the rise, proponents of the reproductive health law on Wednesday urged the Supreme Court to decide on the petitions challenging the measure and to uphold its constitutionality.

Posted: March 20th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

2 women detained over obscene hand gesture to Turkey PM

Turkey's Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan.   AFP FILE PHOTO

Turkish police detained two women believed to have flashed an obscene hand gesture at Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan in an anti-government protest, local media reported on Sunday.

Posted: March 17th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

This time, PMA goat is a female

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FERNANDO. EV ESPIRITU/ INQUIRER NORTHERN LUZON

One dish that guests of newly commissioned Air Force 2nd Lt. Ernalyn Fernando can be sure of won’t be served when they attend her homecoming in Tabuk City in Kalinga province is goat meat. “We will slaughter a carabao, not a goat,” one of Fernando’s aunts said.

Posted: March 17th, 2014 in Editors' Picks,Headlines,Nation | Read More »

Literacy program empowers Lanao Sur village in voting, trading, legal processes

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A student stands up, eager to be called to answer a question

In a village where there is neither school nor electricity, a women’s literacy program is empowering the community.

Posted: March 9th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

Aquino lauds women who ‘sparked hope’ in times of disasters

President Benigno Aquino III. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

President Benigno Aquino III lauded the women sector during the International Women’s Day, even as a militant party-list criticized the administration for its “illusions” of women’s welfare in the country.

Posted: March 8th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

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