These young trailblazers share a common passion for activism.
A crossover featuring real-life superheroes-young activists Greta Thunberg and Malala Yousafzai finally met and the admiration was obviously mutual. In the U.K. for a climate school strike, Greta visited Malala at the University of Oxford, according to CNN Philippines. "
It was adopted by the United Nations in 1979!
The Convention of the Elimination of all Forms of Discrimination Against Women (CEDAW) or what's commonly called the International Bill of Rights of Women is celebrating its 40th year on December 18.The United Nations (UN) adopted the CEDAW in 1979
Julia took inspiration from a female football legend.
Brazil's bet to the Miss Universe 2019 pageant Julia Horta made a statement as she stepped onstage for the pageant preliminaries in her national costume.Wearing a bedazzled football jersey in the national colors of her home country, Julia also included
Pres. Rodrigo Duterte released a message in observance of the yearly campaign.
In observance of the National Consciousness Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women on November 25, Pres. Rodrigo Duterte released a message calling for "greater public awareness on the issues faced by this sector." November 25 marks the beginning of the
We're in the bottom three.
On March 5, a Singapore-based insurance company called ValueChampion published a study on the most dangerous countries for women in the Asia Pacific region.Out of the 14 countries on the list, India, Indonesia, and the Philippines are considered the least
BTW, they’re inviting YOU to come and be counted.
Tomorrow marks International Women's Day as well as the Philippines' Day of Women's Rights (proclamation 224 s. 1988), and the ladies are pooling together for an extraordinary show of solidarity. Customarily, the different women's rights groups function separately; they
What does this mean for female students?
In case you missed it, Pines City Colleges, an institution in Baguio that specializes in medical-related courses, has required all female students in the Colleges of Dentistry, Pharmacy, and Nursing to take a pregnancy test as stated in a memo dated
Shopping at the boys' section has never looked this good.
It's happened to most of us-you find yourself knowing your budget to the T and keeping a mental map of which stores to visit. Then you chance upon the men's section, and think to yourself, "Sana nasa
Totally our style, too.
When she isn't all glammed up in a designer dress, or sporting the coordinated suits she looks sooo good in, Kathryn Bernardo just loves a good fashion fall-back: men's polo shirts. Worn with jeans and messy hair, we totally
Period, where are you?
Missing a period is bittersweet. Not having to deal with cramps and all that nonsense for a month is amazing. But worrying about unplanned pregnancy, or something else going on with your health, is stressful and not so amazing. To help put
Come on guys, it's 2018.
UPDATE: July 18, 2018 6:46 p.m.: The Angono Municipal Police Station has taken down their Facebook post. Here is a screenshot of the original post:***Warning: We're angry, and you're about to be, too. On July
Including one very powerful western nation.
Recent research carried out by the Thomson Reuters Foundation has highlighted exactly where some of the most dangerous places are worldwide for females.After conducting similar research in 2011, which revealed Afghanistan, Democratic Republic of Congo, Pakistan, India, and Somalia to be
There's a reason period panties don't just feel like wearing a diaper.
While the idea of period panties, or underwear that acts as a wearable pad and soaks up your period blood, might make you a lil' skeptical at first, there's a reason why they're gaining in popularity like
Here's what's up with your ~extremely metal~ period blood.
Pretty much by day two of your very first period, you're accustomed to the sight of blood falling out of your vagina. But life likes to throw us curve balls, and so sometimes-just to mix it up!-period blood
The Duchess of Sussex has spoken!
Before Meghan Markle was the Duchess of Sussex, she wasn't just an actress. She was also a passionate and active humanitarian. According to her bio on the royal family's website, in partnership with World Vision, she visited India
'I was written off by five doctors before I found one who listened.'
My ovaries pre-surgery. The small white ball on the left of both shots is my healthy ovary. On the left-hand image, in the center, is my uterus. The large white ball on the right is the ovary housing the dermoid.
Between 40 and 70 percent of women experience them.
After several months of getting migraines every two weeks, like clockwork, I finally opened up my calendar, determined to figure out what was triggering them. As I scrutinized the dates of my episodes, I started to connect the dots. Why did I
'I tried the best I could to keep it covered with the tote bag I was carrying.'
Periods are already annoying enough-but when you leak through your clothes on a heavy day, it just makes everything worse. Not only is it embarrassing, but bystanders aren't always understanding. Recently, one woman even said she was fired from
It pays to be ready.
When you're on your period, you start to have all these ~*feelings*~ in your head, in your puson, and in your vagina. There's no doubt that every girl should be armed with ~menstruation~ essentials to make the whole
What it means if you keep bleeding before your period even starts.
In a perfect world, you'd always know exactly when your period is coming and would never bleed on your favorite new pair of panties or experience any bleeding outside the confines of your scheduled menstrual cycle. But this is in
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