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By INA ALLECO R. SILVERIO
“Sins against Filipino women are being committed on a daily basis.”

By ANNE MARXZE D. UMIL
Menyer Ligmon’s family budget of $8 a day is spent for one and a half kilos of rice, $0.46 for the snack of each of her six children, who are attending school, $0.46 for one fourth kilo of sugar, $0.46 for kerosene gas for her lamp for one week .. and the rest for noodles and vegetables, cooking oil, salt and the cheapest milk for her two-year old child.

News Release 1 March 2010 On March 8, 2010, thousands of women all over the country will take the day off from work, including household chores, to take to the streets and protest the continuing crisis that burdens women and their families. “The worsening economic and political crisis under the Macapagal-Arroyo government is burdening women…

How does one cope when a loved one was involuntarily disappeared? How does one go on searching for days, weeks, months, years, decades? BY BULATLAT HUMAN RIGHTS WATCH Vol. VIII, No. 30, August 31-September 6, 2008 How does one cope when a loved one was involuntarily disappeared? How does one go on searching for days,…