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What is a family?

In urban poor communities, the concept of what a “family” is has evolved and has become complex over time.

 

The family is considered as the basic unit of society. Internationally, it has been recognized that families assu

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Posted on February 15, 2020

Paningin at Pagtingin: Advocates push for monitoring and gender sensitivity in the media

Nearly 25 years since the adoption of the Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action (BPfA), advocates note that there is still a need to address the negative media portrayal of women in the country.

 

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Posted on January 25, 2020

Merging research and the arts: Telling the story of the War on the Poor

An independent study has confirmed the connection between the locations of drug-related killings and families of Pantawid Pamilyang Pilipino Program (4Ps) beneficiaries, supporting the thesis that the drug war is, indeed, a war on the poor.

 

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Posted on December 22, 2019

2 Merging research and the arts: Telling the story of the War on the Poor

An independent study has confirmed the connection between the locations of drug-related killings and families of Pantawid Pamilyang Pilipino Program (4Ps) beneficiaries, supporting the thesis that the drug war is, indeed, a war on the poor.

 

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Posted on December 22, 2019

Women's groups call for more information and government services for RH

The lack of available information and the ineffectiveness of the government to provide services continue to be the main factors contributing to the sorry state of women’s reproductive health (RH) in the country, seven years after the RH Law was passed.

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Posted on November 19, 2019

Mayor Dadah: "I am my own me"

When civil society leader Sitti Djalia Turabin–Hataman was asked to reenter the world of politics and run, this time as mayor of Isabela City, Basilan, she resisted. 

With the passage of key policies safeguarding the welfare and protection of women in the country such as the Expanded Maternity Leave (EML) Law and the Bawal Bastos Law, many kabaros were inclined to ask, “What’s next for the women’s legislative agenda?”&n

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Posted on September 16, 2019

Atin 'to: The West Philippine Sea Story

“Justice.”

 

The International Center for Innovation, Transformation and Excellence in Governance (INCITEGov) has reaffirmed its commitment to defend democracy during its 13th General Assembly on July 6.

 

As part of efforts to address the worrying signs of democratic backsliding in the country,  INCITEGov gathered in a round table discussion on June 29 stakeholders from th

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Posted on July 02, 2019