Category: Advocacy

Advocacy Press Releases

Gawad Edukampyon to Recognize Outstanding Higher Education Institutions

To highlight and recognize the outstanding efforts and resilience of higher education institutions (HEIs) throughout the challenges of the current times, the Commission on Higher Education (CHED) and Rex Education collaborate to launch the very first Gawad Edukampyon Awards. This inaugural award is an effort to celebrate the outstanding achievements and innovations by HEIs in […]

Advocacy Blogging, Gadgets, Technology Current Affairs Life in the Age of Pandemic Covid-19

#ChallengeAccepted , Here’s the Story Behind the Black and White Photos Invading Your Timeline

First let me say that during these difficult and different time, each of us want a sense of being needed and wanted.  A great support system who will not judge you because of your actions or what you post on your social media. Because behind all the glamorous photos or rants is a person who […]

Advocacy Current Affairs Travel & Culture

3 Philippine cities emerge as national finalists in WWF’s One Planet City Challenge

The Philippine cities of Batangas, Muntinlupa, and Santa Rosa have been selected as national finalists in this year’s World Wide Fund for Nature’s (WWF) One Planet City Challenge (OPCC). Over 250 cities from around the globe, including 13 from the Philippines, joined the OPCC’s 2020 leg. Originally known as the Earth Hour Challenge, WWF kicked […]

Advocacy

How to Become a Victim Advocate

Being the victim of a crime can cause both long and short-term trauma. A victim has often experienced depression, grief, fear, depression, and even guilt. They may also need to deal with medical bills, the legal process, and missed work, among other issues. What is a Victim Advocate? Victim advocacy is a vital field, and […]

Advocacy Current Affairs Life in the Age of Pandemic Covid-19

Save the Children Seeks Child Protection Measures as Parents, Guardians get Positive for COVID-19

As mass testing for COVID-19 began in key cities this week, Save the Children Philippines is calling on local officials to put in place protective measures for children who may face discrimination and stigma when parents or guardians test positive. Atty. Alberto Muyot, Chief Executive Officer of Save the Children Philippines, said a person’s health […]

Autism Advocacy

Angels Walk for Autism 2020 More than A Decade After

It was in 2009 when Tasha and I started joining the Angels Walk for Autism, the walk was just on their second year then.  Back then, the walk was about autism awareness, to make people understand what this lifelong developmental exceptionality which challenges an individuals ability to communicate, socialize and adapt to the world around […]

Advocacy Health & Wellness

#BreaktheStigma on Mental Health and Illness in the Country

Although the number of people speaking out in the mental health landscape has been increasing, the stigma attached to mental health issues is still present. Words like baliw, krung-krung, and buang are often used casually or even mindlessly in everyday conversation. And unfortunately, these words are still carelessly inserted as punchlines in media.  The Joker […]

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