Group lauds impending passage of bill vs child marriage

House of Representatives Committee on Women and Gender Equality’s (CWGE) decision to approve in principle a bill seeking to end child marriage in the country. “As with other forms of sexual and gender-based violence, child marriage is rooted in gender inequality and poverty.” By RAYMUND B. VILLANUEVA Kodao Productions / Bulatlat.com MANILA — An international… Continue reading Group lauds impending passage of bill vs child marriage

‘Flexible’ and stretched too thin: How mothers deal with work and family in a pandemic

Many mothers take care of their children while working from home. By ARNETH ASIDDAO Bulatlat.com MANILA — Working from home is a privilege not everyone can afford. It wasn’t even an option for blue-collar workers whose routines were brought to a screeching halt during the country’s first hard lockdown when major highways were emptied, factories… Continue reading ‘Flexible’ and stretched too thin: How mothers deal with work and family in a pandemic

Women cyclists fight against gender-based harassment

Cycling has been the most accessible and eco-friendly means of transportation since the pandemic began. Some would argue that it is the safest way to avoid being inflicted by the dreaded COVID-19. But are cyclists, the women most especially, really safe on the road? BY REIN TARINAY Bulatlat.com MANILA — Pink polo shirt. This was what… Continue reading Women cyclists fight against gender-based harassment