Archive for the ‘Women’ Category

STATEMENT OF THE RIGHT TO KNOW, RIGHT NOW! COALITION THE ISSUANCE on July 23, 2016 of Executive Order No. 2 on Freedom of Information drew support from the Right to Know, Right Now! Coalition as a signal of the commitment of the Duterte Administration...

By Davinci Maru, Philippine Center for Investigative Journalism IN TRADITIONAL SOCIETIES, the home remains the primary domain of women. They are often relegated to supposedly feminine roles as child-bearers and housekeepers, or as all-around nurturer...

“The new 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, our plan to end poverty and ensure lives of dignity for all, recognizes the need to fight corruption in all its aspects and calls for significant reductions in illicit financial flows as well as for the...

By Titon Mitra* AS WORLD LEADERS converge on Paris from 30 November to 11 December, the importance of arriving at an ambitious yet implementable agreement on climate change action has been graphically underlined by the fact that, based on UK Met Office...

TODAY starts a week-long job-application and registration process for those who aspire to lead the nation. The applicants have only until Friday, Oct. 16, to file their certificates of candidacy with the Commission on Elections (Comelec). In all,...

HEIDI MENDOZA of the Philippines's Commission on Audit has been nominated to a senior position in the United Nations. In a press advisory released from New York Oct. 5, the UN said UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon, "following consultations with Chairs...

By Titon Mitra Country Director in the Philippines United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) THERE IS AN ENDURING ADAGE that "the whole is only the sum of its parts". Recent Press and commentary on the statement of Professor (Chaloka) Beyani,...