On a day to day basis, Filipino women also experience violence by being “cat-called” in public places, mainly on streets as well as being harassed sexually by friends, co-workers, classmates and even strangers. Since the types of violence against women are given by many variations, it will be easily explained if we divide them into a cluster of ‘physical and emotional abuse’.
As the partner of every blue-collar worker, FastJobs Philippines’ fastest growing online jobs portal – held a mini job fair and free seminar “For the Riders,” last June 28, 2019, at the San Juan Gymnasium. “For the Riders” provided an avenue for delivery service providers (riders) to seek new job opportunities, especially those affected by the suspension of one of… Read more »
Are you a smoker? So am I, a second-hand smoker, that is. There are millions of people out there wanting to achieve that “high” from smoking. In fact, in the Philippines, 17.3 million Filipinos are smokers starting from 15 years old to adulthood. That’s about 28.3% of the entire population. There’s even some data showing that Filipino children start smoking… Read more »
UNAIDS Goodwill Ambassador for Asia and the Pacific Pia Alonzo Wurtzbach urged decision makers to address the causes that put young people at risk of HIV. She spoke at the International Youth Day Conference organized by the United Nations Youth Association of the Philippines in collaboration with the United Nations Association of the Philippines, held at the University of Makati…. Read more »
The French Chamber of Commerce and Industry in the Philippines (CCI France Philippines) together with Spanish Chamber of Commerce in the Philippines (La Camara) held the She for She: Women in Business Forum last May 17, 2018 at the Makati Diamond Residences. She for She: Women in Business Forum falls in line with last year’s initiative created and lead by… Read more »