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'To every young girl out there who dares to dream, it's possible.'
Content creator Ayn Bernos is one of the 100 women vying for the Miss Universe Philippines crown this year. The Miss Universe Philippines (MUP) organization announced the delegates on social media on Monday, July 19. Ayn took to Instagram to express her ...
"Others' bodies are totally NONE of your business."
Getting body-shamed has been a common experience for many, many Filipinos, but just because it happens on the regular doesn't mean it's okay and that it should continue. To change the mindset of making others feel bad about their bodies, these celebrities and ...
"Malaking tulong sa mga farmers natin."
The women of Sto. Niño, South Cotabato took it upon themselves to address two problems: the low income of their community of farmers (caused not just by the lockdown but by the Rice Tariffication Law, which has lowered the price of locally produced rice), ...
While it's not always easy, it's definitely worth it.
Brenda Mandel, 59, had plans with her husband to travel to Cebu. But instead of going on their vacation, the couple ended up adopting over 40 dogs and 10 cats in their home in Laguna. (She keeps track of their names with ...
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They stood their ground and made their voices heard amid all the negativity thrown at them.
Body-shaming is something that most—if not all—women have personally experienced. When we were younger, we might've come across a tita or classmate who made inappropriate remarks about our weight and body—"Ay, tumaba ka, no?" or "Grabe, ang payat payat mo naman." And ...
Register to vote.
The Commission on Elections said Wednesday it would accept voter registrations on Saturdays starting this February to encourage more Filipinos to sign up for the 2022 polls. Comelec Commissioner Rowena Guanzon announced the development on Twitter, saying Filipinos working on weekdays no ...
Go out and register.
The Commission on Elections said Monday it was considering extending voter registration hours as it falls behind its target to sign up four million new voters for the 2022 vote.The Comelec has so far registered 1.3 million new voters eight months before ...
At The British School Manila, students use social media to foster a sense of belonging.
The world as we know it has irrevocably changed these last ten months due to COVID-19. For many, it’s been fraught with unprecedented apprehensions and anxiety. People have been forced to learn how to cope in different ways, and for many, it ...
The case has raised relevant conversations regarding victim-blaming and rape culture, with "#JusticeForChristineDacera," "#StopVictimBlaming," and "#ProtectDrunkGirls" becoming the trending topics on Twitter since last night.
Trigger Warning: sexual assault, rape, victim-blaming.***On January 1, 2020, a flight attendant named Christine Angelica Dacera was found unconscious in a bathtub at the City Garden Hotel in Makati City. According to a report by Inquirer, three friends and hotel staff rushed Christine to the hospital, where she was declared ...
Curious about this eco-friendly option?
Staying committed to your skincare routine has been made more possible now that you're just at home. Aside from making your skincare routine a priority in 2021, why not step it up further by trying out a more sustainable skincare regimen?One option to try ...
The typhoon spawned severe flooding.
Ulysses, the third typhoon to hit the country in as many weeks, flooded entire communities and on Thursday, residents of affected areas started surveying their mud-caked homes.If you're looking to donate either in cash or in kind, we came up with a ...
We got to talk to a public school teacher to share how students, teachers, and even parents are dealing with studying from home.
The way education is accessed nowadays has shifted to different means, and it’s taking a considerable amount of time and effort for students and teachers alike to adjust to the changes. Private schools may each have their own approach to education’s “new ...
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