Legarda: Ending Violence Against Women, a cause for all

PR 11/25/2021

In observance of the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women (VAW) and the 18-Day Campaign to End VAW (November 25 – December 12), three-term Senator, now Deputy Speaker Loren Legarda stressed the importance of…

Lockdown blamed for cases of violence against women

Patricia Denise M. Chiu 06/14/2020

MANILA, Philippines — Women’s organization Gabriela said the lockdown enforced by the government amid the COVID-19 health crisis was to blame for the 3,700 cases of abuse against women that the group has recorded recently. The island…

Anti-trafficking body’s chief appeals to public: Protect women, kids from abuses

Futch Anthony Inso 12/13/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — “Respect other people’s rights and protect women and children who are vulnerable to abuses.” This is the appeal of Fernando Gubalane, regional prosecutor and chairperson of the Inter-Agency Council Against Trafficking (IACAT) in…

Sustained Campaign Fighting Violence Against Women

Sofia Aliño Logarta 11/28/2018

A few days back TV featured the plight of women who due to their traditional culture have early in their lives undergo “female genital mutilation,” a form of circumcision. Males would not want to marry them unless…

Taking time

Sofia Aliño Logarta 12/21/2016

If, as Herod we fill our lives with things, and again with things, if we consider ourselves unimportant that we must fill every moment of our lives with action, when will we have the time to make…

Twenty years of legal alternatives for women center

Sofia Aliño Logarta 12/07/2016

Law Center Inc. last Monday, December 5, had its general assembly. Clients, members and partners (Kaabag, Zonta, Sidlak, Kahupayan) actively celebrated its 20th year of growing and learning with women: listening to women, providing legal services, linking…

Capitol in orange lights until Dec. 12

Morexette Erram 11/26/2016

Orange-colored lights bathed the Provincial Capitol building and grounds to mark the launching of the Cebu leg of the 18-day Campaign to End Violence Against Women (VAW) last Friday evening. The nationwide campaign is spearheaded by the…

Orange Days — continuing the efforts to end violence against women

Sofia Aliño Logarta 11/16/2016

In 1996, Legal Alternatives for Women Center, Inc. started its work of joining women victims of violence in claiming their rights. Its first case was that of a married woman who had been raped twice by a…

MOTHER FREE, NOW IN HIDING

Apple Ta-as 01/11/2016

Woman applies for Witness Protection Program; Fiscal tries to persuade mother of his kids to drop complaint After spending three nights in jail, a woman accused of stoning the car of a prosecutor was released yesterday without…

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