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By Marlet D. Salazar
“You’re such a girl.” Not many people think that for some, this quote may be demeaning. Some brands have used this concept in their commercials portraying a man as a girl denoting weakness. While some people find it amusing, a lot see it as unfair labeling against women.
By Margie Quimpo-Espino
Psychologist Abraham Maslow created what is called the Hierarchy of Needs.
By Doris C. Dumlao
Women are gaining more influence in the corporate boardrooms of the Philippines than in most other places in the world, making the country the third highest employer of senior female executives globally.
By Linda B. Bolido
For Batara Sianturi, country officer of Citibank Philippines, the success of many Filipino women in small and medium scale enterprises was not at all surprising.
By Amadís Ma. Guerrero
It started as a project of the office of Vice Mayor Joy Belmonte of Quezon City. Some 90 women (and one male) from low-income communities in the city, mostly from Payatas, had to be trained to weave, sew, process food, make soap and the like.
By Amy R. Remo
Over the past years, the Philippines has seen a new breed of women emerging, successfully taking on top brass positions as well as bigger and more daunting roles in the family and society.
By Maria Lourdes Cortez
It is easy to look at Filipino women with breast cancer and see them merely as patients suffering from a serious disease. Spend time with them, get to know them and you begin to see that they are also mothers, wives, sisters—human beings hoping for a cure.
As part of its efforts to work for the interests of Filipino seafarers, Angkla party list formally filed a resolution in the House of Representatives, urging the Departments of Labor and Transportation to aid in advancing the global seafaring careers of undervalued Filipino women mariners.
Breast cancer is the top cancer in women both in the developed and developing countries. According to the World Health Organization, mortality on the said disease continuously increases as most of the cases are diagnosed in late stages.
McDonald’s Japan named a Canadian woman to take the helm Tuesday, an extremely rare appointment in a nation where locally born, graying men dominate the business world.
By Miguel R. Camus
A boot camp might conjure up images of tasks that require participants to survive the most physically and mentally demanding activities in preparation for military service. That’s unlikely to be the case for The Young Women Entrepreneurs Boot Camp 2013 (YWEB) coming up late September but the stakes remain just as high, officials of the groups behind the advocacy say.
By Linda B. Bolido
For sari-sari stores, collecting from deadbeat debtors may seem like the ultimate challenge to survival. One proprietor on a small island in Central Philippines even made headlines for his radical campaign to “motivate” non-paying customers to settle their debts. The store owner launched a shame campaign, posting a list of the most notorious debtors where everyone in the community can see.