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Uniting Against the Tides:Filipino ‘Shefarers’ Organising Against Sexual Harassment

By Lucia Tangi

Abstract: In the Philippines, seafaring has been associated with men since the sixteenth century. However, in the 1990s, Filipino women started to enter this male-dominated world. But it has not been smooth sailing. Based on interviews with Filipino women
seafarers, this article shows how they have experienced various forms of sexual harassment from their male colleagues and senior officers. Women seafarers who have been victims of sexual harassment have been unable to file complaints against their aggressor/s because of technical difficulties in pursuing a case, especially when the incidents happen on board international ships
and the perpetrators are foreign nationals.

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Reporting international migration

by Jeremaiah Opiniano

“Talents, workers in search of greener pastures, and people forced to flee their homes are among those who make up today’s large-scale global migrations. Migrants living in countries apart from their own number to over 257 million. This demographic phenomenon also has its attendant socio-economic gains and costs, affecting families,
communities, economic sectors, governments, and countries. Journalism – from news items to Pulitzer Prize-winning narrative stories – has long been reporting
about migrants from their countries of origin and from their communities of temporary and permanent settlement. …”

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People’s War, People’s Press: History and Evolution of Ang Bayan (The People), the News Organ of the Communist Party of the Philippines (CPP)

By Lucia Tangi

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