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  1. PHILIPPINES: Filipina Peace Builders All Set for London's Global Summit Against Sexual Violence in Conflict

    MANILA – “We are ready to share our experiences in the hopes of inspiring similar stories of success for

    Tuesday, June 10, 2014
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 358
  2. PHILIPPINES: Typhoon Haiyan: UK Aid Delivery Must Assess RIsk of Violence Against Women

    All UK partners delivering humanitarian aid to the Philippines are now required to assess the risk of violence agains

    Thursday, November 14, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive66 150
  3. PHILIPPINES: Women's Group Files House Resolution Urging Sensitivity toward Rape Victims

    Rape jokes, such as the one recently made by comedian Vice Ganda, are more than just ill-advised humor and reflect Ph

    Tuesday, June 4, 2013
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 975
  4. PHILIPPINES: The Department of Interior and Local Government to Conduct Activities Aimed at Ending Violence Against Women

    The Department of Interior and Local Government enjoined all local governments to conduct activities towards ending v

    Wednesday, November 28, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 665
  5. PHILIPPINES: Medecins Sans Frontieres presses PNG on rampant sexual violence

    The president of Medecins Sans Frontieres pressed Papua New Guinea's new government to address its epidemic levels of

    Thursday, November 15, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 636
  6. PHILIPPINES: Steep Rise in Gender-Based Violence

    Authorities in the Philippines are reporting a sharp uptick in the number of gender-based violence cases over the las

    Wednesday, May 30, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive65 101
  7. PHILIPPINES: Lanao Sur Stakeholders Address Women's Rights in Armed Conflict

    Stakeholders from the various sectors in the province gathered last March 19 at the Institute of Peace and Developmen

    Wednesday, March 21, 2012
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 931
  8. PHILIPPINES: Central Luzon Police 'Blow the Whistle' to End Maltreatment of Women

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    Tuesday, December 20, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive64 567
  9. PHILIPPINES: Filipina Jailed After Reporting 'Rape' To Face Court

    A Filipina who has been in custody for more than four months since reporting a rape to police is due to appear in cou

    Monday, April 25, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 635
  10. PHILIPPINES: Men In Biliran Supports Fight Against Women Abuses

    Around 150 men employed in the different national and local government agencies in the province of Biliran, including

    Tuesday, April 12, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 515
  11. PHILIPPINES: Domestic Violence Against Women, Children Up 91% in 2010

    Cases of domestic violence against women and their children saw an increase of 91% in 2010 compared to 2009 figures,

    Saturday, April 9, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 564
  12. PHILIPPINES: Strengthening of Task Forces on Women and Children Pushed

    In order to improve and sustain programs for the rights and welfare of women in the province, there is a need to asse

    Monday, March 28, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 476
  13. PHILIPPINES: Laws Protecting Women Bring Down Abuse Cases

    The Philippine National Police (PNP) women's desk here has noted a dwindling number of cases of violation against wom

    Thursday, March 24, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 452
  14. PHILIPPINES: Women's Desk Continues To Treat Cases Of Violence Against Women

    The Laoag City Police women's desk continues to process cases of violence against women having recorded at least 15 c

    Tuesday, March 22, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 427
  15. PHILIPPINES: Men Oppose To Violence Against Women Forms Organization

    More than 50 men employees of the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD), Field Office-7 in Cebu City fo

    Tuesday, January 25, 2011
    Pre 2015 News Archive63 272
  16. PHILIPPINES: No End in Sight to Violence, Poverty and Deprivation Afflicting Filipino Women

    It has been said that the conditions of women and children reflect the state of affairs of that country.

    Thursday, December 23, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 876
  17. PHILIPPINES: Rights Group Backs Filipino Sex Slaves' Redress Bid

    An international human rights group expressed support Tuesday for Filipino women demanding an official apology from T

    Wednesday, November 17, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive62 600
  18. ASIA/PACIFIC: Comfort Women Break Silence to Tell Their Stories

    She had just been married when Japanese soldiers brought her to a tent camp in Yogyakarta and raped her every day for

    Saturday, August 21, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 876
  19. SOUTHEAST ASIA: The Continuing Agony of Comfort Women

    THIS IS not about the debate on purloined text and footnotes that found their way into a Supreme Court decision, and

    Thursday, July 22, 2010
    Pre 2015 News Archive61 663
  20. PHILIPPINES: Philippine Police Probe Says Women Possibly Raped Before Massacre

    Philippine police investigators on Thursday said five women might have been raped before they were ki

    Thursday, December 3, 2009
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 604
  21. PHILIPPINES: Philippine Official Says Victims Were Sexually Mutilated

    Most or all of the 22 women among the 57 people massacred Monday in the southern Philippines were sexually mutilated,

    Saturday, November 28, 2009
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 605
  22. PHILIPPINES: Mindanao Women Outraged over Maguindanao Carnage

    Calling it as bestial act, Mindanao women expressed their outrage over the Maguindanao massacre where innocent civili

    Thursday, November 26, 2009
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 606
  23. PHILIPPINES: Women's Rights Laws in Place

    Wednesday, October 28, 2009
    Pre 2015 News Archive60 608