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…

Outstanding women in nation’s service awardees announced

CATW-AP’s executive director Jean Enriquez was chosen as one of the 11 recipients of Philippine’s Outstanding Women in Nation’s Service. A congresswoman, the country’s first female oceanographer, a television reporter, and female pioneers and experts in various fields are among 11 recipients of this year’s The Outstanding Women in the Nation’s Service awards. The awardees…

Thai men’s misconceptions of women

19 August 09 – The United Nations Development Fund for Women (UNIFEM) and the Philippines-based Coalition Against Trafficking in Women- Asia Pacific (CATW-AP) conducted the first ever all-male youth workshop on gender sensitivity in Thailand on May 9-10. Lynette Corporal/IPS – Of those who applied for slots, 30 university students from Bangkok were selected to…