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Powerless women in power?

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Are women political leaders finally coming into their own? Are they not only winning more elections, but also finally able to campaign and govern with no more—or less—scrutiny, scandal, and mockery than their male peers?

Posted: October 6th, 2014 in Columnists,Columns,Inquirer Opinion | Read More »

Woman, gay and Asian-Australian

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There’s a crib in the office of Penny Wong. It’s the first thing one sees upon entering her office in this city’s Parliament Building, and it seems incongruous with her sober demeanor, dressed as she is in a pinstripe suit with a pale pink shirt under the blazer.

Posted: December 1st, 2012 in Columnists,Columns,Editor's Pick,Featured Columns,Featured Headline,Inquirer Opinion | Read More »

Another face of policewomen

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Cats, cabaret performers, royalty, moving dolls and masked dancers—all these could be found in the “Broadway Musical Competition” that marked the Fellowship Night of the 7th National Biennial Summit in Policing, sponsored and organized jointly by the Philippine National Police’s Directorate for Police and Community Relations and Soroptimist International Philippines Region.

Posted: September 27th, 2012 in Columnists,Columns,Inquirer Opinion | Read More »

How gender impacts development

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The Philippine World Bank office now applies a “gender filter” in the design and approval of projects in this country, World Bank country director Motoo Konishi told those present at yesterday’s launch of a regional (East Asia and the Pacific) report on “Gender Equality and Development.” This means, he said, that project proponents will now […]

Posted: June 21st, 2012 in Columnists,Columns,Inquirer Opinion | Read More »

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