Engendering Development: the Status of Women in the Philippines

This article was written by Lila Ramos Shahani and published at philstar.com on March 2, 2015. “Women make up over half of our population. Their contribution to society has been incalculable, but disparities clearly remain between the fulfillment of their needs, on the one hand, and the services and protections afforded them by the state,… Read More Engendering Development: the Status of Women in the Philippines

Feminism Defined From Egalitarianism and Humanism

“The movement was given the name ‘feminism’ because it focuses on the gender inequality issues that impact women.  Just like any other civil rights category, feminism is a term used to show that one supports women’s equality and wants to address the serious amount of gender discrepancies they face daily. It does not take away… Read More Feminism Defined From Egalitarianism and Humanism

Women Empowerment Principles

  Women’s Empowerment Principles (from UN Women) Establish high-level corporate leadership for gender equality. Treat all women and men fairly at work – respect and support human rights and nondiscrimination. Ensure the health, safety, and well-being of all women and men workers. Promote education, training, and professional development for women. Implement enterprise development, supply chain… Read More Women Empowerment Principles