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This Day in #Herstory: The Legacy of Leticia Ramos-Shahani

Since the beginning of Philippine democracy, few legislators have had as much impact on the women’s rights movement as Senator Leticia Ramos-Shahani.  After earning literature degrees from Wellesley College, Columbia University, and the University of Paris, Senator Shahani joined the Division of Human Rights at the United Nations. She became Read more…

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This Day in #Herstory: Love is… Freedom from Violence

On February 14, 2013 the One Billion Rising campaign was launched globally as a global day of action, and dancing, to in protest against violence against women (For more information, see https://www.onebillionrising.org/about-one-billion-rising-2013/). It was a call for one billion women and all the men who love them to walk out of their offices, Read more…

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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…

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