#Philippines

  • Article: Dozens Dead as Typhoon Mangkhut Strikes the Philippines, Hong Kong, and China

    Dozens Dead as Typhoon Mangkhut Strikes the Philippines, Hong Kong, and China

    By Daniele Selby|Sept. 17, 2018

    The storm is reportedly this year’s strongest. Read more

  • Article: More Than 1,500 Mothers Breastfeed Together to Combat Child Deaths in the Philippines

    More Than 1,500 Mothers Breastfeed Together to Combat Child Deaths in the Philippines

    By Imogen Calderwood|Aug. 6, 2018

    It was just one of 62 mass breastfeeding events across the country this weekend. Read more

  • Article: These 6 Women Activists Won This Year’s Top Environmental Prize

    These 6 Women Activists Won This Year’s Top Environmental Prize

    By Chris Gelardi|April 23, 2018

    “We have a responsibility to future generations to leave a better world.” Read more

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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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