This Day in #Herstory: Domestic violence is not just a family issue

Domestic violence is one of the major manifestations of gender-based violence in the Philippines. With unequal power relations reinforced by political, socio-cultural, and societal structures, men continue to reinforce their dominance unto women, even with the use of brute and physical force resulting to gender-based violence perpetuated in the four Read more…

This Day in #Herstory: 18 Days of Activism against Gender-based Violence begins

  Since 1991, the 16 Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence has been held every year from November 25, the International Day for the Elimination of violence against women, to December 10, Human Rights day. In the Philippines, the campaign runs until December 12. Proclamation No. 1172 declares November 25 Read more…