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This Day in #Herstory: Domestic violence is not just a family issue

Domestic violence is one of the major manifestations of gender-based violence in the Philippines. With unequal power relations reinforced by political, socio-cultural, and societal structures, men continue to reinforce their dominance unto women, even with the use of brute and physical force resulting to gender-based violence perpetuated in the four Read more…

Gender & ICT

Joint Statement on Facebook’s Internal Guideline for Content Moderation

The Foundation for Media Alternatives (FMA) is one of the signatories of a joint statement on Facebook’s Internal Guideline for Content Moderation, and its impact on women and gender violence. This statement is borne out of the UK-based Guardian publication releasing in late May 2017 “The Facebook Files“, leaked internal documents Read more…

Gender & ICT

Women’s Rights Online: Digital Gender Gap Audit Officially Released

  On September 12, 2016, World Wide Web Foundation officially announced and released the report cards that assess progress on closing the digital gender divide in ten countries:Ghana, Kenya, Mozambique, Egypt, Nigeria, Uganda, Colombia, India, Indonesia, and the Philippines. The Gender Program of Foundation for Media Alternatives led the Philippine process. The Read more…

By Christina Lopez, ago
Gender & ICT

AksyonVAW! now available on Play Store

On February 23, 2016 the mobile application AksyonVAW made its debut in Google Playstore.  But what is AksyonVAW all about? Aksyon is the Filipino word for action, and VAW stands for violence against women. The app AksyonVAW is a project of the Foundation for Media Alternatives (FMA), a non-government organisation based in Quezon City Read more…

By Christina Lopez, ago
Gender & ICT

Women’s Rights Online

January 22, 2015 – The Foundation for Media Alternatives (FMA) is pleased to announce our new partnership with the World Wide Web Foundation. “Women’s Rights Online” is a global research and advocacy initiative on women’s empowerment and the web, sponsored by the Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (SIDA). Why is Read more…

By Lisa Garcia, ago
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