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WOMEN ENTREPS VITAL TO PANDEMIC RECOVERY – LOPEZ

Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) Secretary Ramon Lopez highlighted the important role of women entrepreneurs especially as the country pushes for post-coronavirus economic recovery.  In celebration of International Women’s Day, the DTI paid tribute to women-led micro, small and medium entrepreneurs (MSMEs) during the virtual graduation ceremony for the 3A program which stands for […]

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PANGILINAN: PROTECT MINORS, WOMEN VS ONLINE ABUSE

Instead of simply relying on users’ reports, social media sites should be able to immediately takedown sensual content involving minors, Senator Kiko Pangilinan said. “There should be a more proactive response rather than just rely on reports. The difficulty with reporting as was earlier manifested in some of the experiences, it would take several months. […]

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PANGILINAN LAUDS RESPONSE OF WOMEN TO COVID-19

On International Women’s Day, Senator Kiko Pangilinan celebrated the invaluable contributions in the pandemic response of Vice President Leni Robredo and all Filipino women. “Kakaiba ang nakaraang taon, at ngayong ginugunita natin ang International Women’s Day, tinatanghal at pinasasalamatan din natin ang mga kababaihan sa kanilang walang-katumbas na kaloob sa gitna ng walang-katumbas na global […]

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PANDEMIC GAVE WOMEN MULTIPLE ROLES — HONTIVEROS

In celebration of International Women’s Month, Senator Risa Hontiveros lauded all Filipino women who are taking on multiple roles both at home and at the frontlines of a pandemic and an economic recession. “Ang buwan ng Marso ay isang pagbibigay pugay sa mga Pilipina para sa ating buong pusong pagtupad sa napakaraming gawain sa kabila […]

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WOMEN ENTREPS PAVE WAY FOR ECONOMIC RECOVERY – POE

Resilient, strategic thinkers and persevering, women entrepreneurs are paving the way in the country’s economic recovery following a slowdown due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Senator Grace Poe said. Despite the fracturing impact of the pandemic, Poe said there is clear optimism and rapid responsiveness among women entrepreneurs to turn the challenges into opportunities not only […]

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DTI, PRIVATE SECTOR LAUNCH WOMEN ENTREPS PROJECT – LOPEZ

The Department of Trade and Industry (DTI), the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), National Confederation of Cooperatives (NATCCO), Facebook Philippines, Lazada, and Shopee have partnered to launch a program that will support women entrepreneurs using digital platforms. The Connecting Women Entrepreneurs to the Digital Economy project of DTI and the private sector aims […]

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GOV’T AGENCIES SIGN PACT VS WOMEN, CHILD EXPLOITATION IN TOURISM

Several government agencies have committed to coordinate and work on policies to address the exploitation of women and children in the country’s tourism industry. The Tourism Integrates, Support and Minds Women’s Respect and Child Safety (TourISM WoRCS) was initiated by the Department of Tourism (DOT) to ensure that women and children are given protection in […]

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CREATE MORE LIVELIHOOD PROJECTS FOR WOMEN – VILLAR

Senator Cynthia Villar, in her campaign sorties around the country, pushed for the creation of more livelihood opportunities to benefit women, especially mothers who can’t afford to leave their children and the family home. “Syempre tayong mga nanay, maraming responsibilidad sa bahay. That is why I established livelihood projects in communities na malapit lang at […]

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EMPOWER ANTIQUEÑO WOMEN – VILLAR

Senator Cynthia Villar has committed to provide more livelihood projects to economically empower Antiqueño women. Villar, guest speaker in the Women’s Month Celebration at the Binirayan Gymnasium, San Jose de Buenavista, Antique, said that it is very important for women to have their own livelihood near their homes so they could also contribute to the […]

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I WILL CONTINUE PUSHING FOR CHANGE – GO

Senatorial candidate Bong Go has vowed to continue implementing change in the country’s leadership and society which was started by President Rodrigo Duterte as he wooed the female voters of Orani, Bataan. Bataan 1st District Rep. Geraldine Roman and her mother, former congresswoman Hermina Roman, led women at the Orani Sports Center in welcoming Go, […]