Cebuana on top of pageant for plus size women

Mich Padayhag 12/07/2017

WHO says plus-sized women can’t join pageants? Jodel P. Mesina is proof that there’s no hindrance to achieving one’s dream of becoming a beauty queen, not even one’s weight. She has brought pride to the Philippines after winning…

Women, children’s police desk undergo seminar

Nestle L. Semilla 12/02/2017

ABOUT forty-seven personnel of the police Women and Children’s Protection Desk in Central Visayas (WCPD) underwent a three-day seminar to better handle cases involving women and children victims of crimes. “Our advocacy program is in compliance with…

Too early

Sofia Aliño Logarta 11/29/2017

Recent updates on children’s concerns have highlighted the issue of teenage pregnancy. The Young Adult Fertility and Sexuality Study stressed that “The victims of teenage pregnancy are the girl herself, her child, her parents and relatives and…

A ray of light for young women and girls

Madrileña de la Cerna 11/25/2017

Every year the campaign to end violence against women is launched from November 25 to December 10. The beginning and the end dates are significant because November 25 is the feast of Saint Catherine of Alexandria, Virgin…

Attempt to sneak in drugs, cigarettes inside Cebu City Jail foiled; 2 women nabbed, minor rescued

Ador Vincent S. Mayol, Benjie B. Talisic 11/18/2017

Two women-visitors were arrested by jail officers on Saturday for allegedly trying to sneak in contraband at the Cebu City Jail. Marlyn Estorgio, 20, was caught hiding in her genitals two heat-sealed transparent plastic sachets believed to…

Cebuano jins show off in UAAP 

Rabboni Centino Borbon 11/14/2017

Cebu’s promising taekwondo stars showcased their skills in the UAAP taekwondo poomsae tournament on Tuesday at the Blue Eagle Gym in Manila. McAvengyr Alob of De La Salle University (DLSU) led the list of Cebuano winners in…

Saudi to allow women into sports stadiums in 2018

AFP 10/30/2017

Starting 2018, Saudi Arabia would allow women into three sports stadiums for the first time, a landmark move that would open up the previously male-only venues to families, Saudi Arabia authorities said on Sunday. The kingdom, which…

Two women missing in Mactan found dead in Leyte

Norman V. Mendoza 10/21/2017

Two women who carried away by huge waves while collecting seashells along the shore of Sitio Saac, Barangay Buaya, Lapu-Lapu City on Sunday afternoon, October 15, were found lifeless at the coast of Albuera town in Leyte…

Women and water

Sofia Aliño Logarta 10/18/2017

The Cebu Women’s Network’s (CWN) lively discussion on water reminded me of my “water experiences.” When I was studying in Diliman and had to do a paper on women and the environment, I found out that many…

Two women nabbed for illegal drugs in Cebu City

Benjie B. Talisic 10/11/2017

TWO women yielded more than P120,000 worth of illegal drugs in separate drug bust operations in Cebu City on Tuesday evening. Analie Barillano was apprehended at Sitio Mahayahay 1, Barangay Calamba past 9 PM. The 37-year old…

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