Seven stories, seven inspiring Filipinos

Yahoo Southeast Asia When we started the ‘Pitong Pinoy’ project, we thought it would be hard to find seven Filipinos who have made a remarkable difference. After all, it’s not everyday that you run into people who could actually devote their entire life to serving others or champion advocacies that are seemingly hard to accomplish.…

CATW-AP exec finalist for Ruby Award

Please vote for CATW-AP Executive Director Ms. Jean Enriquez, now international finalist for Soroptimist’s Ruby Award: For Women Helping Women. Please click here to vote 2011 Soroptimist Ruby Award Online Voting The Soroptimist Ruby Award: For Women Helping Women acknowledges women who are working to improve the lives of women and girls through their personal…

We are Children, Too

We are Children, Too. The Youth and Students Advancing Gender Equality (YSAGE), the youth arm of the Coalition Against Trafficking in Women- Asia Pacific (CATW-AP), envisions a society where men and women enjoy genuine equality. It aims to see a world where all human beings are free from all forms of abuse and discrimination and…

Abuse of Power

Dear Editor, Women friends asked me, why is Cristy Fermin even allowed to say the following on air in defending Willie Revillame?: 1. “…dalawang lalaking personalidad lang ang parang pinapayagan ng publiko na maging ‘matulis’. Si Rico J. Puno lang atsaka si Willie. Pag sila ang nagdeliver para bang malaking karangalan mo pag mabastos ka.”…

First Asia-Pacific Meeting of Prostitution Survivors!

Statement of Asia-Pacific Meeting of Sex Trafficking and Prostitution Survivors In this meeting, we have shared stories of resistance, survival, healing, recovery, accessing education, self-organizing and mobilization. Collectively, we agree to reject the legalization of the prostitution industry which serves as the demand side to sex trafficking, and to punish the buyers and the business,…