The French embassy launched a campaign 2017 called #SheForShe, an initiative as part of “PhilFrance : Feel French !”, a year-long festival to celebrate 70 years of diplomatic ties between France … Continue reading #SheForShe: French Embassy to the Philippines event for women
I was invited at the International Film Festival and Forum on Human Rights in Geneva, Switzerland in February 2016 as a guest panelist for the debate/forum that happened after the … Continue reading FIFDH 2016
The past four months, our group for our Media in Practice module worked with Content Consultants to research on the feasibility of using mHealth for sexual, menstrual, and reproductive health … Continue reading [Academic]: Potential of mHealth for adolescents in India, South Africa, and the Philippines
When I was in 7th grade studying in a very conservative Catholic school, I clearly remember one of my teachers telling our class, “Martial Law is good, it disciplines people. … Continue reading On the current martial law in Mindanao
*artwork by JB Casacop “Thou shalt not kill.” (Exodus 20:13) “Kill them all.” (Duterte 5.5.2015) “Thou shalt not kill.” (Deuteronomy 5:17) “If you know of any addicts, go ahead and … Continue reading Sorrowful Mysteries
Given the overwhelming and seemingly almost uncontrollable amount of greenhouse gases pouring into the world’s atmosphere, it is starting to seem impossible to meet the 1.5C rise limit in temperatures … Continue reading Global Climate Change: Impossible Goals?
This is how they silence a woman: first they tell you to shut up — because you are a woman and have nothing important to say. And if that doesn’t … Continue reading This is how they silence a woman
I was in Geneva, Switzerland to attend the International Film Festival and Forum on Human Rights. I was invited to speak last March 5 at the debate after the screening … Continue reading Human Rights at FIFDH 2016