As President of a country where more than half the population suffers from chronic hunger, Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo spent tens of thousands of dollars on dinners while in the US. Filipino Voices of Our Future correspondent Malayapinas responds. Read More »
"The Filipino women’s movement, together with other movements here and abroad, must protest against corruption, arrogant displays of power, extravagance, and puppetry in times of immense hunger and poverty."
Women still constitute a very low percentage (5.7%) in Sri Lanka’s highest elected body, the Parliament. This is the trend seen in other elected bodies at district and provincial level too.
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Pro bono legal service with serious governmental support is an innovative initiative that can address the silent groaning and sighing of the masses, the Lawyer said that accessing aid without fear f
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During her confirmation hearings, Secretary of State Hillary Clinton stressed the importance of prioritizing women and girls, who are at the greatest risk of being poor, and make up nearly 70% of the world’s hungry. Read More »
Clinton must make international assistance a foreign policy priority and ensure that this assistance benefits the world’s women.