Tuesday, January 16, 2018

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An OFW Experience: The Price of Dreaming of a Better Future

Overseas Filipino Workers (OFWs) are considered the new or modern-day heroes of the Philippines. One  reason for this recognition has to do with the improvement of the nation’s economy...
philippines, street kids, homeless, crime, hungry, abandoned

“Mga Batang Kalye”

“Para sa karaniwang bata, ang pagtulog sa labas ay tinatawag na CAMPING; Para sa batang kalye, ito’y tinatawag na SURVIVING.”   UNICEF Sa buong mundo, napakaraming mga bata ang lumalaki at...

Rape Culture in the Philippines

“Pag naka-rape ka ng tatlo, aminin ko na akin iyon.” (If you rape three (women), I will say that I did it). These are the words of Philippine’s President Rodrigo...

Katarungang Pangkabataan: Ang Buhay Sa Likod Ng Mga Rehas?

Ang pambansang bayani ng Pilipinas na si Dr. Jose P. Rizal ay nagsabi na ang kabataan ang siyang pag-asa ng bayan. Gayunman, anu’ng kinabukasan ang mayroon para sa mga...

Martial Law in the Philippines

Amnesty International, 1977 Nobel Peace Prize recipient and respected activist organization on global human rights, gives a not so conservative estimate in the whole Marcos Martial Law years: 70,000...
sex slavery in the philippines

Mura: Sex Tourism sa Pilipinas

Ayon sa Encyclopedia of Sexuality ni Dr. Jose Florante J. Leyson, nagsimula ang sex trade sa Pilipinas dahil sa pagbenta at paggamit sa mga Pilipino bilang sex slaves...
street kids, rugby, glue, crime, theft, philippines, homeless, poverty, hungry

A Cry for Help: A Glimpse into The Lives Of Filipino Children

(Amid Poverty, Malnutrition, Abandonment, Sexual Exploitation And Pedophilia)   There are more than 1.8 million abandoned children in the Philippines, comprising almost one percent of the country’s total population, as per...
Marawi, lockdown, crisis, martial law

Kailangan Ba Talagang Pahabain Ang Batas Militar?

Tatlong buwan na ang nag daan nang nag simula ang babakan sa Marawi laban sa Maute group. Ang grupong ito ay mga terrorismo na naki sympathia sa ISIS. Daan...

Catcalled: A look into the life of an everyday Filipina

A few weeks ago, I was walking through Baclaran when I noticed a padyak driver looking at me, or rather my chest. As I walked past him, he whistled...

Gossip: The Filipino Favorite Pastime

Gossip, the Filipinos’ talent/ Gossip, towards success/ Gossip, the country’s marijuana/ Gossip, worshiping Just as Rico Blanco’s song “Chismis” says, gossiping is the country’s national drug. It is a part...