Vantage Point | Hazing and the culture of violence

The death of Adamson University student John Matthew Salilig at the hands of his presumptive fraternity “brothers” is a wake-up call to everyone, especially those with a relative in a college or university, that hazing is a continuing problem in many schools as well as in other Philippine institutions. Salilig’s case is in fact provoking other citizens who had so far been silent to reveal how their own kin were similarly victimized.

News in Pictures | International Working Women’s Day

Progressive groups mount a women-led action in time for the International Women’s Day celebration in Manila, Philippines. Women rights defenders and members of sectoral groups asserted their socio-economic rights in the midst the the worsening economic crisis. They also condemned the continuing attacks against women rights activists.