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,…

A Better World is, Indeed, Possible!

December 22, 2009 was a historic day. It saw the birth of the first youth organization that has taken up patriarchy as its main enemy. So precise were the words of one of the leaders of the Youth and Students for the Advancement of Gender Equality (YSAGE), Ray Justin “Jong” Ventura, “I know that from…