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Digital Empowerment Toolkit Now Available!

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A wakeful window

'Our girls are the real gold'

Vangie Bago-Porogoy has survived an ambush. She lifts her shirt, showing me where the bullets pierced through skin. The scars are like bleached centipedes encrusted on her dark brown flesh. … Read More»

Eyewitness to a home birth in the city

“Ana, please, one more time,” Ana’s mother exhorted, as she dipped closer to her daughter’s head, clasping tight Ana’s right hand, running her left hand over her daughter’s cropped hair. … Read More»

To a WP-VOF Costume Party

I shall come with a handpainted Face. Soft brushes of colors Outrageous. Red of hibiscus, bronze And green of lizard skin. I shall wear antique clothes Purpled darkly in the swirling … Read More»

The aftermath as groundwork for re-growth

When Typhoon Sendong shrieked across Cagayan de Oro City in December 2011, it triggered a mammoth flashflood that wiped out everything on its path. … Read More»

Hand-washing, after the baptism of Romano Reginald Libante

From the old church, our breath bright with hunger But between the woven bamboo door and the table, now heavy with bowls of fish-head soup and pork stew, Emilia, the village midwife, harasses us … Read More»

Dreaming the gardener

How the pain A few have asked. How the pain. I cannot map it. There is No Terrain; there is a blank Landscape. I can see Nothing. A woman, blind or blinded, still Feels her way, in touch … Read More»

Tree Without Leaves

"Margaret, are you grieving/Over Goldengrove's unleaving?" - Gerard Manley Hopkins, in "Spring and Fall: To a Young Child" How your leaving unleafed me. Wide wide lakes of leaves, … Read More»

Rose Moranos-Bantilan: Crafting weaves of mats and women

MALAPATAN, SARANGANI -- Among the B’laan in Southern Mindanao, a hand-woven mat spread on the ground or the floor marks sacred space. … Read More»

Us, womankind, casting our stories together into the cybersphere

It is almost midnight but Magdalena Suhat and Rosalinda Bantilan are still deep at work, defying sleep. … Read More»

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