Are We (still) Sexist?
Apr24

Are We (still) Sexist?

By Krip Yuson     Are we sexist? Yes, of course we still are. To a certain extent. By us I mean we Filipinos. I would think, however, that we have made progress in this area by leaps and bounds, and would be much higher than the median level if a global reckoning were to be conducted. Proof of this is the recent finding that next to Russia, the Philippines has the most number of women in executive and managerial positions....

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Girl, Please! Nonsense Women Say
Apr17

Girl, Please! Nonsense Women Say

  Ok let’s be honest here. Women are fantastic, intelligent, magical creatures of light and love. Well, most of us anyway, most of the time. As fabulous and magnificent as we can be, there are times when women say and do the wrongest things – myself included! I’ll be the first to admit that as a woman, I say a lot of things that men probably find absurd. It’s not as if I do it intentionally. I don’t exactly go out of my way to...

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The Women We Love
Apr08

The Women We Love

  Excel V. Dyquiangco   From Amelia Earhart to Florence Nightingale to Mother Teresa, we love women whose stories have not only become inspiration but have left an indelible legacy in the world. Society would not have evolved as quickly and rigorously if weren’t for the pioneering efforts and actionable examples set by empowered women of substance, strength, and character. As Eleanor Roosevelt says, “We gain strength, and...

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So you’re a Superwoman. It’s complicated. Get over it.

  It’s not easy being a woman. We hold the most demanding job in the world (I’ll pull the “childbirth card” and go out on a limb to say that it’s more complicated than Barrack Obama’s occupation.) We are born multi-taskers and go into the world juggling career, family and home; our community, our relationships, as well as our personal up keep and growth.  Unlike our male counterparts who are mostly expected to be the providers of...

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