Gendered Disinformation: Attacking Women for Being Female, Online, and Politically Outspoken

TRIGGER WARNING: Violence, sexual abuse With nearly 74 million Internet users (67.0% of the Philippine population) and 89 million social media users (equivalent to 80.7% of the total population), information and communication technology (ICT), especially smartphones, continue to make large and lasting impacts in how Filipinos communicate, interact with one Read more…

Women and Labor Groups to Gender Ombud: Investigate PhilHealth’s Commodification of Woman for Official’s Birthday

Today, November 23, eight groups of women and labor organizations trooped to the Commission on Human Rights Commission on Human Rights (CHR), to file a complaint of discrimination and violation of women’s rights under the Magna Carta of Women against PhilHealth Regional Vice President Paolo Johann Perez and regional office Read more…

This day in #Herstory: Sisters in struggle — the women of the Left

In June 1994, the second volume of HERsay magazine was published. HERsay was a biannual publication of the Women’s Legal Bureau, Inc. (now Women’s Legal and Human Rights Bureau). WLB was organized in November 1990 as a feminist legal resource non-governmental organization that offers services including legal assistance to women and women’s Read more…