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Are women unfairly labeled?

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TORRES

“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.

Posted: April 6th, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Headlines,Inquirer Features,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Empowering Filipino women the Avon way

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Avon calls on Filipinos to see the signs of domestic violence via a social media campaign.

Psychologist Abraham Maslow created what is called the Hierarchy of Needs.

Posted: March 28th, 2014 in Latest Business Stories | Read More »

More women rising to executive posts in PH firms–study

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Members of the Women in Construction Foundation Inc. The Philippines still leads Asian countries in reducing inequality between men and women, according to the 2012 Global Gender Gap rankings of the World Economic Forum (WEF).

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.

Posted: March 10th, 2014 in Latest Business Stories | Read More »

Women’s traditional role helps make them good entrepreneurs

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SIANTURI and the microentrepreneurs enrolled at CMDC

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.

Posted: March 9th, 2014 in Editor's Pick,Featured Gallery,Headlines,Inquirer Features,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Care for some lovely, ‘repurposed’ products?

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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.

Posted: January 11th, 2014 in Editor's Pick,Featured Gallery,Headlines,Inquirer Features,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Coke enables women to play bigger roles in society

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THE WOMEN partners of the S3TAR program during the Records Keeping of Income & Expenses Competition at the Panaad Festival, supported by Coca-Cola and Tesda.

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.

Posted: November 30th, 2013 in Featured Gallery,Headlines,Inquirer Features,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Empowering women against breast cancer

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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.

Posted: November 1st, 2013 in Columnists,Featured Columns,Inquirer Columns,Science and Health | Read More »

Resolution to help women in maritime sector filed

WIMAPHIL president Carla S. Limcaoco (leftmost) speaks during the launching of the “She-to-Sea Campaign” on June 25, 2013.  PHOTO FROM WIMAPHIL.ORG

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.

Posted: October 18th, 2013 in Latest Business Stories | Read More »

Asean hospital woman’s partner vs breast cancer

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.

Posted: August 30th, 2013 in Headlines,Science and Health | Read More »

McDonald’s Japan names Canadian woman to take helm

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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.

Posted: August 28th, 2013 in Latest Business Stories | Read More »

A challenge for lady entrepreneurs

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ILLUSTRATION BY STEPH BRAVO

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.

Posted: July 19th, 2013 in Latest Business Stories | Read More »

Successful women entrepreneurs set ‘records’

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MASTERCARD vice president for marketing and client relations Judith Marie Dayrit (left) and MasterCard Apmea group head of communications Georgette Tan

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.

Posted: July 6th, 2013 in Editor's Pick,Featured Gallery,Headlines,Inquirer Features,Photos & Videos | Read More »

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