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We're older and wiser now.
It’s already 2021, and yet, there’s still an expectation for girls to act like the iconic but problematic Maria Clara: prim, proper, quiet, demure, reserved, passive. She was forced upon Filipinas, since we were little girls, as the ideal picture of womanhood.But we’re ...
Most reported cases don't lead to prison sentences.
No one wants their illegally-taken photos and videos posted on the internet for everyone to see—but this has been an ongoing problem for South Korean women for years, so much so that they even have a term for it: molka. Here's what ...
Catriona's legal counsel already clarified that the photo in question is "fake and digitally altered."
Catriona Gray has been making headlines lately, and unfortunately, it's not all because of all the advocacies she's supporting. The 2018 Miss Universe paid a visit to the National Bureau of Investigation (NBI)'s office in Manila on July 22, 2020 to file a ...
More students from different schools have been speaking up.
One June 24, the hashtag #MCHSDoBetter began trending on social media platforms like Twitter and Facebook after a slew of students and alumni started writing about their personal accounts of sexual harassment from faculty members while enrolled in Miriam College High School. Some tweets also questioned the ...
(Trigger warning: rape) Here's what we know so far.
Ansel Elgort is the latest Hollywood star to be accused of sexual assault. In a now-deleted post, a Twitter user under the name @Itsgabby alleged that Elgort had sexually assaulted her in 2014, just days after she turned 17 years old.In the post ...
Because your body, your choice, your future.
It's easy to dismiss the ongoing issue about the TRO on birth control if you're not actually using contraceptives. But if you read through this list of things you need to know about the state of reproductive health in the Philippines, you'll ...
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