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De Lima cites women who lost kids in drug war

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82 women walk the red carpet in Cannes film fest protest

Eighty two film industry professionals stand on the steps of the Palais des Festivals to represent, what they describe as pervasive gender inequality in the film industry, at the 71st international film festival, Cannes, southern France, Saturday, May 12, 2018. ...

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PH's largest microfinancer prefers to grant loans to women

The Center for Agriculture and Rural Development, the country’s largest microfinance, on Friday said it preferred to grant loans to marginalized women over men. “As the treasurer of the house, they (women) are able to manage (the money) very well,” ...

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Women as ambitious as men unless companies block them, study says

LONDON – Women are just as ambitious as men at the start of their careers but this falters if companies fail to encourage them, according to a study released on Wednesday that sought to dispel the myth of a gender ...

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Why I Harness Power from Iconic Women During Major Life Transitions

Every week, Preen tackles motherhood sans the rose-tinted glasses. Our columnists L. Juliano, Marla Darwin, Monica Eleazar-Manzano, and Rossana Unson tell their personal experiences like it is—at times frustrating, oftentimes confusing, but always enlightening. As I write this, I am way on my eighth month ...

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‘Shawl must go on’; women activists rally behind De Lima

Vice President Leni Robredo and Senator Riza Hontiveros pose with womens and flash a stop sign during a forum on International Women’s Day “Women Defend Democracy” held at Little Theater, Miriam College, Katipunan Avenue in Quezon City. EDWIN BACASMAS A ...

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Women descend on DC to push back against Trump

A parked limousine burns during a demonstration after the inauguration of President Donald Trump, Friday, Jan. 20, 2017, in Washington. Protesters registered their rage against the new president Friday in a chaotic confrontation with police who used pepper spray and ...

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Philippines to offer free contraceptives to 6 million women

Health Secretary Paulyn Ubial encourages the use of condom to stop the spread of HIV during press briefing in Paranaque City. PDI Photo / Richard A. Reyes MANILA, Philippines  — Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has ordered government agencies to ensure ...

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Chinese women shatter Brazil's dream of third gold

China’s players (CHN) celebrate after winning the match. Photo by Yves Herman, Reuters RIO DE JANEIRO – China’s women volleyball team upset favorites Brazil in a five-set battle on Tuesday that dashed the host nation’s hopes of winning a third ...

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Hidilyn Diaz to women of PAF: Nakaya ko, kaya natin 'to!

ZAMBOANGA CITY – During her courtesy call to Edwin Andrews Air Base in Zamboanga City Saturday, Rio Olympic Games silver medalist Hidilyn Diaz encouraged women to reach for the sky. “Kaya ko, kaya n’yo rin! Nakaya ng isang babae, sundalo, ...

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