Tag: WomenWritingWomen

Walk Free From Fear

The streets of big cities like Metro Manila are busy and bustling, and they bear witness to the ugly truth that Filipino women who walk through them experience harassment on a daily basis. Streets are not safe for women regardless of what they are wearing.

We are not All Vagina

“We are not All Vagina” was the feminists’ retort to Duterte’s horrid anti-women remark of shooting women rebels in the vagina because they are nothing without their pudenda. The journalists conveyed that their combined strength and capacity to fight back are not reducible to their private parts.

Cave women, storms and climate change

It only happens among women, that kind of ribbing, especially among those who have shared serious disruptions and ruptures, and in the retelling later, curiously laugh some more. Some 20 women, all officers and members […]

Power of two: mother and daughter take repro health issues to communities

When Susan Evangelista was teaching at the Palawan State University (PSU), she became concerned when many of her female students dropped out due to pregnancy. Some of them came back after having children, but many […]

The lure of Tinagong Dagat

I’ve visited a number of lakes in my travels – Lake Danum (Sagada), Laguna de Bay, Taal, Mainit, Kandy, and Nuwara Iliya (Sri Lanka), Lake Geneve, Lake Tahoe (California),  Inle (Yangoon), Lake Poas (Costa Rica) […]

When Summer was about Mountains and Rivers

Summer is beach time, always has been it would seem, especially for the young generation. It’s all about sea, sand, surfing, sunbathing, and whatever activity there is that happens in the beach. But there was […]