#Philippines

  • Article: The Philippines Is Shutting Down This Resort Island Because of Water Pollution
    Environment

    The Philippines Is Shutting Down This Resort Island Because of Water Pollution

    By Daniele Selby  and  Jana Sepehr|April 5, 2018

    President Duterte has likened Boracay, once famous for its pristine waters, to a “cesspool.” Read more

  • Article: Divorce May Soon Be Legal in the Philippines — Here’s Why That’s a Win for Women
    Girls & Women

    Divorce May Soon Be Legal in the Philippines — Here’s Why That’s a Win for Women

    By Daniele Selby|March 20, 2018

    The Philippines and the Vatican City are the only countries in the world where divorce is illegal. Read more

  • Article: Baby Formula Brands Use ‘Aggressive’ Marketing Tactics to Target Vulnerable Mothers, Says Report
    Food & Hunger

    Baby Formula Brands Use ‘Aggressive’ Marketing Tactics to Target Vulnerable Mothers, Says Report

    By Imogen Calderwood|Feb. 27, 2018

    Mothers around the world are being exposed to unregulated marketing, according to Save the Children. Read more

  • Article: Why Not Being Able to Get Divorced Is a Women's Rights Issue in the Philippines
    Girls & Women

    Why Not Being Able to Get Divorced Is a Women's Rights Issue in the Philippines

    Feb. 27, 2018|News Deeply

    Costly annulment fees, no child support, and no rights to assets — a new bill hopes to change that. Read more

  • Article: Why This Global Citizen of Canada Uses Ice Cream to Teach Kids Science
    Education

    Why This Global Citizen of Canada Uses Ice Cream to Teach Kids Science

    By Jackie Marchildon|Nov. 3, 2017

    Dr. Mayrose Salvador trains teachers to make science fun. Read more

  • Article: Philippines Sees Rise in Multiple Teen Pregnancies to Older Men
    Girls & Women

    Philippines Sees Rise in Multiple Teen Pregnancies to Older Men

    Aug. 29, 2017|News Deeply and CHIME FOR CHANGE

    The Philippines is struggling to find solutions to its soaring teen pregnancy rates. Read more

  • Article: Philippines Police Killed 60 People This Week, and Their President Is Happy About It
    Citizenship

    Philippines Police Killed 60 People This Week, and Their President Is Happy About It

    By Colleen Curry|Aug. 17, 2017

    "Let's kill another 32 every day,” President Rodrigo Duterte said. Read more

  • Article: Indonesian Leaders Want to Imitate Brutal Filipino Drug War
    Citizenship

    Indonesian Leaders Want to Imitate Brutal Filipino Drug War

    By Joe McCarthy|July 25, 2017

    “We see that when we shoot drug dealers they go away.” Read more