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Money in the Philippines the poor never see

There's more than enough cash in the domestic market, but it's denied to those who need it most, writes Iris Gonzales.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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World Bank bullying must stop!

Iris Gonzales has strong words for incoming bank boss Jim Yong Kim.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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The Philippines: a global holdout in divorce

After Malta voted in favour of divorce legalization, the Philippines is now the only country in the world which still bans divorce. Iris Gonzales says her country should be ashamed.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Another gun, another death, another unhappy new year

It’s not just in the US that gun control laws are failing the people. Iris Gonzales reports from the Philippines on the tragic death of a seven-year-old.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Education is a right, not a privilege! say Filipino protesters

Student attempts to occupy Manila may have been thwarted – but the protests will continue, says Iris Gonzales.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Here comes the bride

Fresh from this year's International Women's Day celebrations, this week the Radio New Internationalist team pay tribute to the women of the world and the challenges that confront them as a result of marriage. While changing roles of women in public life, laws to stop obstacles to education such as the marriage of girl-brides and greater availability to contraception are gradually improving women's lives, progress is slow. Nikki van der Gaag - author of the No Nonsense Guide to Women's Rights…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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A school of their own

Despite all the hardships, a school for indigenous children in the Philippines is a story of hope, courage and inspiration.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Women of courage

How do you heal after your loved one is killed for exposing the truth in a country with a supposed freedom of press? Two women share their stories. .…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Activists, journalists, human rights workers: missing but not forgotten

Iris Gonzales calls for justice and redress in a Philippines that seems not to care.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Culture of impunity thrives in the Philippines

A year in to his presidency, Benigno Aquino III has failed to address human rights concerns, says Iris Gonzales.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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