Her name is Maria Oggay, known to the world as Whang-od. She is single, mischievous, and rumored to have plenty of lovers. She continues to mystify with her art.
The World March of Women-Pilipinas denounced the “forces that set us back in our hard-won struggles.” The coalition called on the Philippine government not to overturn gains in basic freedoms.
Dance and protest. Sayaw ng Paghihimagsik” (Dance of Revolt) called on women to stand up for the nation, and for the nation to stand up for the women.
Women Writing Women investigates why muntali or rattan weavers of Banaue, Ifugao are migrating to Baguio or Itogon to be plumbers, carpenters or small-scale miners shelving their traditional craft
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