Holiness gender gap

FR. FRANCIS ONGKINGCO 04/27/2018

Some minority groups have recently been clamoring to narrow the gap stemming from the discrimination of women from certain advantages (e.g. salary, professional positions, and competitions, etc.) Sadly, there are institutions and situations that ostracize women in…

Empower women, close the gender gap

Morexette Marie B. Erram 03/08/2018

“CLOSE the gender gap completely.” This was the emphatic call made by participants of Thursday’s Women’s Forum at St. Theresa’s College with the theme “We Make Change Work for Women” held in line with the celebration of…

Gender in the curriculum

Sofia Aliño Logarta 03/07/2018

Gender is integrated into the K to 12 curriculum. Several modules deal with the topic in Contemporary Issues, Araling Panlipunan for Grade 10. Earlier educational researchers stressed that it is important for gender to be integrated to…

Learning about gender and women’s concerns

Sofia Aliño Logarta 02/07/2018

In attempting to guide grade 10 students in learning about women’s issues in Contemporary Issues Class, I was fortunate to have the January 2017 special issue on “The Shifting Landscape of Gender.” In discussing gender gaps, it…

MAO BA?

Editorial 11/03/2017

‘LOVE DOES NOT SEE GENDER’ It was definitely one of the highlights of the first-ever Binibining Cebu when one of its contestants revealed that she is into a relationship with another female. The pageant venue was filled…

Why Binibining Tabogon opened up about girlfriend on pageant night

Mich Padayhag 11/02/2017

ALL she wanted was to be honest. So when she was asked about her relationship status, Binibining Tabogon Maria Izobel Taguiam gave an unexpected and sincere answer during the top 12 casual interview for the Binibining Cebu…

Kay Abad-Castillo and Paul Jake Castillo excitedly wait for firstborn

Michelle Joy Padayhag 10/31/2017

BARELY two months away and celebrity couple Paul Jake and Kaye Abad-Castillo can finally hold their firstborn in their arms. Kaye is due to deliver their baby —a boy—in Manila next month.  But prior to the much-awaited date, the…

Hontiveros push bill to penalize gender-based harassment

Inquirer 07/26/2017

Senator Risa Hontiveros on Wednesday vowed to push for a bill that would penalize gender-based harassment, such as cat-calling and homophobic slurs, as the Senate resumes its second regular session. Hontiveros will propose the “Safe Streets and…

Gender in the curriculum

Sofia Aliño Logarta 06/07/2017

Many reasons encourage us to integrate gender within the curriculum. As I have previously mentioned, it would help us understand certain social issues like violence against women. If we trap people in their gender roles, we would…

Sisters against sexism

Apple Ta-as 03/22/2017

IT’S NOT easy being a woman. We may be better off than the women of yesteryears, but we’re still far from being equal with men. For one, there are certain stereotypes and biases associated with women. Like…

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