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Angara files bill declaring Aug. 12 as National Youth Day
January 29, 2021 Hannah Torregoza

Recognizing the vital role of the Filipino youth in nation-building and community development, Senator Juan Edgardo “Sonny” Angara pushed for the passage of a bill declaring August 12 as “National Youth Day” in the Philippines to honor their contribution to society.

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Spying is back

Patricio N. Abinales October 07, 2018
The long and short of it is that military poking about in campus was always never efficacious

SC asked to void Ducielle Cardema’s proclamation as Duterte Youth rep
Tetch Torres-Tupas October 27, 2020
Youth representatives on Tuesday took to the Supreme Court their opposition to the proclamation of Representative Ducielle Cardema of Duterte Youth.



Sonia Soto on end of UP-DND pact, student activism
Jan 19, 202

Former student activist Sonia Soto about the termination of the UP-DND agreement and its implications on student activism

Ex-student leader Soto to youth: It's your turn to fight for academic freedom
Jan 20, 2021 Bonz Magsambol - with Video
'Democratic rights are not given to us on a silver platter. You always have to fight for them. Inaaruga mo,' says Sonia Soto, who signed the Soto-Enrile accord in 1982

Illustrated storybook teaches Filipino youth about comfort women
Apr 6, 2021 Ratziel San Juan
A new book serves as a literal example of art that comforts the disturbed and disturbs the comfortable
The trauma of war leaves scars that burn long after the conflict has receded and everyone else has forgotten.
Moreover, the government’s invalidation of wartime narratives — of atrocity, of injustice — is enough to reopen old wounds.
Sugar Dating - Prostitusyon + Tuition = Prosti-Tuition, Prostitution

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Sugar Dating Philippines
20 February 2017
The Cost of Sugar Dating Philippines
How much a sugar daddy should pay and the contribution a sugar baby must give in sugar dating Philippines are some of the most common questions out there. Before the sugar relationship kicks off, these are the things that both the baby and the daddy need to discuss on the first date without finding it awkward.

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GMA Public Affairs November 3, 2020
Tumataginting na Php 49,700 ang monthly allowance ng isang sugar baby ayon sa dating website na Sugarbook! Ang bilang ng mga lumahok bilang sugar baby, tumaas din ayon sa site dahil daw sa pandemic. Samantala, pinag-iingat naman ang ilan matapos mabiktima ng scam o pekeng Sugar Daddy na humihingi ng nude photos kapalit ng pera. Panoorin ang video! LOOK Prostituition

Beware of ‘sugar daddy’ sites exploiting crisis
Leila B. Salaverria December 13, 2020
Think twice before responding to the overtures of an online “sugar daddy,” who offers financial assistance ostensibly in exchange for companionship or romance, the Philippine Commission on Women (PCW) warned.
The PCW noted media reports of netizens signing up on so-called sugar daddy websites or social media accounts as the pandemic took away jobs, crippled businesses and left many desperate for cash.


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A short video documentary about a student who has resorted to prostitution in order to finance her studies. This video is in support of PLM President Adel Tamano's advocacy on education. A short documentaries by the Pamantasan ng Lungsod ng Maynila College of Mass Communication.
Prostitusyon + Tuition = Prosti-Tuition
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Dangerous or empowering? Signups on sugar daddy dating site rise among young women in PH amid pandemic
Tarra Quismundo Oct 30 2020
For “Zarina,” it was an answer to her school tuition woes. Two years on, she’s living the life. She said she receives more than P80,000 in monthly allowances — a manager’s wage — from her sugar daddy.
For “Alexandra” who recently signed up, it’s not so much about the money, but good conversations and business mentoring from the mature men she meets.

Students by day, sex workers by night

DOJ orders NBI to probe alleged sale of lewd content online by students
Jan 4, 2021 Bonz Magsambol
The order follows an urging by Senator Sherwin Gatchalian to curb the sale of lewd content or online sex to pay for gadgets for distance learning

PNP probes lewd photos sold online by students
January 4, 2021 Aaron Recuenco
The Philippine National Police (PNP) is now investigating reports that some students have been selling their lewd photos on the Internet to finance their online classes amid the economic hardship brought by the COVID-19 pandemic

PNP to check reports of students selling sensual pics online to support education
Cathrine Gonzales January 04, 2021
The Philippine National Police-Anti-Cybercrime Group (PNP-ACG) will look into reports that some students have been selling sensual photos and videos online to raise funds to support their education in the time of COVID-19 pandemic.

Gatchalian wants probe on students selling lewd photos, videos online
Consuelo Marquez January 03, 2021
Senator Sherwin Gatchalian on Sunday called on law enforcement agencies to ramp up efforts in probing reports that some students have been selling lewd photos and videos online to buy gadgets needed for distance learning.

'Christmas sale' of online sex
Gatchalian urges DOJ, PNP to probe alleged online sex 'Christmas sale' of students
Jan 3, 2021 Bonz Magsambol
Citing a report on The Philippine Online Student Tambayan (POST), a news portal on the student sector, the supposed Christmas bundle, which contains photos and videos is sold for as low P150 for able to buy gadgets for their siblings and pay for internet bills in support of their distance learning.
Gatchalian's office said that during the pandemic, there has been a 264% increase in online sexual exploitation of children (OSEC) cases recorded in Metro Manila, or 279,166 cases in 2020 compared to 76,561 cases in 2019.

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Students sell artworks to fund studies
February 7, 2021 Gabriela Baron

As the struggle to adjust to the distance learning continues, some students turned their hobbies into side hustles to help fund their studies.
In August, the Department of Education said that about four million learners have dropped out due to the coronavirus disease-2019 (COVID-19) pandemic crisis, while many students are still scrambling to acquire digital devices and stable Internet connection.

Information Technology student Precious Vi Latag raised funds for a new laptop through selling her artworks online.
“I need to buy a laptop for my online classes and to also use it to make systems and documents,” Latag told the Manila Bulletin in Filipino.
She added that she wanted to augment their family finances, as her single dad is also struggling to budget for their home expenses, electricity bills, water bills, and food.
“That’s where I realized that I have to make a way to buy it because it’s difficult to apply for a job especially during the pandemic. All I could think of was to monetize my drawing skills,” Latag continued.

University of Santo Tomas student Noriel A. Beltran said he started selling artworks online to help his parents.

Meanwhile, Alejandro Gabriel V. Cayago, a senior high student, shared that selling his illustrations online helped him buy the supplies he needs for his online classes.

Due to connectivity issues, Gwen, a Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) student from Taytay, Rizal started to sell her paintings and sketches online.

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Student artist puts food on the table by selling artworks
February 10, 2021 Merlina Hernando-Malipot
A student artist from Mindanao, James Abayon Lolo, is currently gaining online attention for his well-drawn pieces and incredible drawing skills using ballpoint pens.

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How are generations formed?
Dec 8, 2020 Jayeel Cornelio

Last week, the edited volume Rethinking Filipino Millennials: Alternative Perspectives on a Misunderstood Generation was launched at the Manila International Online Book Fair. Released by UST Publishing House, the book is a collection of 12 chapters written by 17 young scholars from different universities around the country.


Meet the Millennials: Human Rights
CNN Philippines December 05, 2020

In theory, human rights are universal and all members of society, regardless of social class or religion, should be entitled to them. But in reality, that's not always the case. Get to know more about what impacts human rights and how you can help safeguard the rights of others on this episode of Meet the Millennials.

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Ria Atayde on why the youth should speak out
Sep 26, 2020

We catch up with the newly-minted talkshow host about speaking up, reading up, and why We The Youth (should) Vote
It’s difficult to keep one’s attention away from Ria Atayde.

ANALYSIS: In times of crises, the youth is left behind
Nov 30, 2020 Fatemeh Halabisaz, Vincent Jerald Ramos

'The youth is adversely affected in terms of employment opportunities, education and training, and mental health and well-being'

National Youth Day 2021 in Naga postponed to 2022
December 19, 2020 Analou De Vera

The National Youth Day (NYD) celebration set next year has been postponed because of the threat of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic, the Catholic Bishops’ Conference of the Philippines (CBCP) said.

Be of service to others, youths urged
December 12, 2020 Analou De Vera

Catholic bishops urged young people to be of service to others and remain hopeful despite the challenges brought by the pandemic.
“Young people, face the new normal with openness and the readiness of a servant. We are servants of the Lord. Discover new paths, avenues, ways of serving others,” said the Episcopal Commission on Youth (ECY) of the Catholic Bishops’ Conference of the Philippines.

The youth are outspoken, and rightfully so
Dec 4, 2020 Juju Baluyot

'Today, living expenses are higher, jobs and money scarcer, and lives poorer. The baby boomers and Gen X-ers pushed us to this point.'

Youth, entrepreneurship, and the new normal
Nov 10, 2020

The economic impact of the coronavirus pandemic has affected all sectors, but small businesses in the Philippines had it worst.
A study by the Asian Development Bank revealed some 70% of micro, small, and medium enterprises (MSMEs) in the Philippines were forced to close amid the nationwide lockdowns.


Back to school: Opening of classes in the Philippines
Aug 10 2020

School officially begins in the Philippines on Monday, August 10, in the midst of the novel coronavirus pandemic.

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‘Ensure quality education under blended learning mode,’ youth group urges CHED
August 10, 2020 Alexandria Dennise San Juan
A youth group urged on Monday the Commission on Higher Education (CHED) to guarantee quality education for the coming semester amid the transition of higher education institutions to online learning.

DepEd holds dry run of school opening showcasing blended learning
August 10, 2020 Merlina Hernando-Malipot
To show that the alternative delivery modalities under the blended/distance learning will work this school year, the Department of Education (DepEd) on Monday showcased a total of 10 schools in different settings and highlighted their respective back-to-school preparations.

Glitches, tech difficulties mar DepEd’s nat’l school readiness program launch
August 10, 2020 Merlina Hernando-Malipot
The anticipated school readiness program launching of the Department of Education (DepEd) Monday was marred by glitches, power interruption, and other technical difficulties.

Youth groups demand 'genuine' representation in National Youth Commission
Loreta Arroyo Aug 14 2020
'The true agenda of NYC is very clear at this point: to be an instrument of President Duterte to silence the youth,' says one youth leader
‘Mas dapat magalit’: Filipino youth face dangerous future with anti-terror bill
Jodesz Gavilan June 12, 2020

The Filipino youth will bear the brunt of the anti-terror bill's long-lasting effects

Climate Commission urges gov’t to engage youth in environment concerns
August 12, 2020 Ellalyn De Vera-Ruiz

The Climate Change Commission (CCC) said the government could further tap into the potential and skills of the youth to generate and amplify action from other sectors in dealing with environmental concerns.

Full-time students, part-time workers
Dec 9, 2020 - with Video

Sophia and Jhonna’s experiences mirror the struggles of many students during the pandemic, who have no choice but to persevere.
While some enjoy the convenience of a stable internet connection and gadgets, there are students who aren’t as lucky. There are those who need to work on the side just to survive online classes.


Filipino youth launch design initiative to aid staff of local restaurants affected by COVID-19
Aug 16, 2020 ANC 24/7

With the COVID-19 crisis gravely affecting the food and restaurant industry, two friends launch a design initiative - creating t-shirts made for local restaurant establishments - in a bid to support them amid the pandemic

Cebuano youth seek to help local communities understand COVID-19
John Tan Sitchon May 20, 2020

Visayan Youth Matters makes it their mission to help local communities better understand the current health crisis by translating important information about COVID-19 in local languages

Bishop calls on youth to play a more active role amid the pandemic
August 16, 2020 Christina Hermoso

The Catholic Bishops’ Conference of the Philippines – Episcopal Commission on Youth has called on the young generation “to play a more active role in their communities amid the pandemic.”

In Pangasinan, youth volunteers bike to answer community's healthcare needs
Jene-Anne Pangue June 01, 2020

Using cargo bikes to be on the move, youth volunteers in Pangasinan make it their mission to help provide basic medical services to residents of Barangay Umanday.
Trained youth volunteers aboard cargo bikes are just a call away in case any healthcare needs or emergencies strike Barangay Umanday, Bugallon, a town nestled in Pangasinan,

Millennials in the Philippines: Who are they and what do they do?
June 27, 2016

“Millennial.” You may have seen it in social media or heard it on TV. You’re puzzled, clueless as to what this word means. In the Philippines, Filipino millennials or “Fillennials” is now a thing. Let us tell you who “millennials” are, what do they do, and why they are called as such.

How millennials are helping informal settlers and the homeless
Philip Robert Flores December 15, 2019

It is precisely because we millennials are socially aware and innovative that we are needed in the public sector


Empowering the youth
CNN Philippines March 10, 2020

Youth volunteers Mary Ann Vale and Likha Leyte share how they empower abandoned and underprivileged children through a collaborative community of volunteers. Get to know their empowering stories on The Story of the Filipino.

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Millennials: OFW Frontliners
CNN Philippines December 12, 2020
All over the world, young Filipinos are making a difference in their respective fields. On this episode of Meet the Millennials, we get to know US-based nurse and photographer Rosem Morton and Harvard Medical School instructor Joann Diray-Arce who is specializing in pediatrics and infectious diseases. Learn about their amazing stories here.
Collective Action
October 31 2020 CNN Philippines
From upholding peace to promoting emotional well-being, young Filipinos prove that there's a lot of hope in the spirit of collective action. Learn more about how youth leaders are making an impact on the country
Well-being while in quarantine
CNN Philippines May 16, 2020
Constant news about death and disease can take a toll on anyone’s well-being. As experts warn of a looming mental health crisis, it’s important to know what millennials are worried about and how can we manage them. Ton Clemente of the UP Diliman Department of Psychology shares how we can protect our well-being during these challenging times
COVID-19 Crisis Response
From governance to tech, millennials are not only coping with the pandemic but have proven to be key players in the fight against COVID-19. Meet these millennials who are making a difference in their respective fields, Mayor Bryan Celeste of Alaminos, Pangasinan, and Stephanie Sy of Thinking Machines
CNN Philippines Jan 25, 2020

Entertaining. Inspiring. Sometimes, quite annoying. This is how some of us perceive influencers on social media. What accounts for their popularity? How are influencers shaping our digital cultures? Are influencers nothing more than self-absorbed millennials who have perfected the art of taking selfies?
Nov 10, 2019 CNN Philippines

What are the challenges and aspirations of young people in Marawi? Find out on this episode of Meet The Millennials: 'Peacebuilders' with Nicole Curato.
The Filipino Votes
Jan 25, 2019

Is 2019 the year when millennials change the course of Philippine politics?
Over 24 million voters going to the polls this May grew up in the world of Google, Facebook, and Instagram. There is no doubt that millennials can be a considerable political force today.
Samuel Burke talks to campus journalists
Oct 6, 2018

CNN business and tech correspondent Samuel Burke as he talks to campus journalists about the power of social media, and the pressing issues millennials face today.
Meet the Millennials
Jul 15, 2018

Millennials have been accused of being narcissistic, entitled, and impatient. Are these fair accusations?
Let’s break the myths about this generation and find out how they're shaping the nation and the world.

We are young and we choose to fight back
Daryl Angelo Baybado August 10, 2019

'This is why the youth’s patriotism will never be quelled for we continue to embrace the struggle of workers, peasants and other sectors of the society,' asserts youth activist Daryl Angelo Baybado.

7 in 10 girls in PH experience online harassment
Dexter Cabalza October 12, 2020

Sixty-eight percent or nearly 7 in 10 girls and young women age 15 to 24 years in the country have experienced online harassment, particularly on social media, according to a study by independent development and humanitarian organization Plan International.
Most of the girls said the harassment happens “frequently” (50 percent) or “very frequently” (33 percent).

Over half of young women in PH experience online harassment
Oct 12, 2020
Plan International says that in a global pandemic and in an increasingly digital world, girls are 'more at risk than ever'
For young Filipinas, social media can be a battlefield.


Will religious endorsements work in 2019 polls?
May 08, 2019 - with Video

Rappler talks to sociologist of religion Jayeel Cornelio about religious endorsements – in the time of the President who said God is stupid  – as well as other topics, such as the youth vote.

Protests and university education
Mark Anthony Abenir March 12, 2019

To instruct the youth not to be involved in public and civic affairs is not only unconstitutional, but directly runs contrary to the various ways the youth can be involved in nation-building

Student representatives slam ‘weaponization of the law’ to silence critics
Isabel Lupac April 03, 2019

KAISA UP, along with other student representatives, condemn the aggressions done by the government to silence and harass journalists
Prompted by the recent arrest of Rappler CEO Maria Ressa over an anti-dummy law charge, students slammed the Duterte administration’s acts to shut down critics in a torch rally at the Palma Hall, University of the Philippines (UP) Diliman, on Tuesday, April 2.

Rappler’s Patricia Evangelista wins Hildegarde broadcast journalism award
April 25, 2019

The theme of the 13th Hildegarde Awards for Women in Media and Communication 'recognizes women media practitioners who served and paved the way in improving the welfare of the youth'

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Baguio journalists urge youth to help fight disinformation
March 13, 2019 - with Video

'In the battle for truth, truth is your only weapon,' says Kimberlie Quitasol, Editor-in-Chief of the 'Northern Dispatch'

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Conservative and Modern Filipina
ALL 4 videos GMA Public Affairs Jun 9, 2019

Social experiment: Conservative and Modern Filipina
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Mga modernong dalagang Pilipina
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The article: Caloocan mayor wants repeal of ordinance vs women wearing shorts
March 28, 2019

Incumbent Mayor Oscar Malapitan says women should have the freedom to wear what they want when in Caloocan
Mayor Oscar Malapitan on Wednesday, March 27, said he would push for the repeal of the ordinance prohibiting women from wearing shorts in public in Caloocan City.
The Video: Pagbabawal sa maiksing shorts, pinapalagan ng ilang residente sa Caloocan
The Video: SHORT SHORTS: Legs are the new abs?
June 09, 2021
Mahilig ka ba magsuot ng short shorts?
Ang pagsusuot daw kasi ng ganitong kaiksing shorts, uso na rin sa mga kalalakihan. Ito ‘yung tinatawag na “very short man pants” na five inches lang ang haba.
Bukod sa pasok na sa uso, dagdag pogi points pa nga raw ito at hindi na malaswa tingnan. Dahil sa fashion diversity, pasok din ito sa panlasa ng Gen Z’s at Millenials.
The article: Police tell girls: Don't wear short clothes to prevent sex crimes
Rambo Talabong June 16, 2020 - with Video
'Kayo naman mga ghErlsz, wag kayo magsuot ng pagkaikli-ikling damit at pag naman nabastos ay magsusumbong din sa amin,' says a now-deleted Facebook post of a police station in Quezon Province
The article: 'Inviting the beast'? #HijaAko trends as women call out victim blaming
Samantha Bagayas June 16, 2020 - with Video
Many on social media join Frankie Pangilinan in condemning the thinking that women's outfits are to blame for sexual assault
The Video: #HijaAko Harassment: Sino ang tunay na biktima?
GMA Public Affairs June 16, 2020
Trending sa social media ang #HijaAko na ginagamit ng ilan na naging biktima ng sexual harassment. Ito ay matapos ang tweet ni Kakie Pangilinan bilang pagsagot sa post ng Lucban PNP na ‘wag daw magsusuot ng maikling damit para ‘di mabastos na kinontra naman ni Ben Tulfo. Ayon sa mga biktima, hindi raw dapat turuan ang mga babae kung paano manamit para ‘di mabastos kundi turuan ang mga tao na ‘wag mambastos.
The Video: Frankie Pangilinan: Ben Tulfo's comments wouldn't be acceptable in other countries
Jun 17, 2020 ANC 24/7
Frankie Pangilinan, the daughter of Philippine Senator Francis Pangilinan and Actress, Sharon Cuneta sparks an online movement condemning rape and victim shaming against women after she traded barbs with broadcaster Ben Tulfo.
The Video: Kakie Pangilinan: #HijaAko and finding one’s voice
June 22, 2020
Kakie Pangilinan about #HijaAko, finding her voice, and her music

The Video: Justice Department Cybercrime Unit, NBI investigating rape threat against Frankie Pangilinan
Jun 23, 2020 ANC 24/7
Philippine authorities -- now awaiting a formal complaint from the Pangilinan family against the man who threatened to rape actress Sharon Cuneta's daughter, Frankie Pangilinan.

The Video: Sharon Cuneta, bumuwelta sa nambastos sa anak niyang si Frankie
Jun 22, 2020 ABS-CBN News

The Video: Sen. Francis Pangilinan: Rape stories ng netizens ikinuwento kay Frankie
Jun 22, 2020

The Video: DOJ locates person who threatened to rape Sharon's daughter
Jun 23, 2020 ANC 24/7
The Department of Justice already knows the whereabouts of the netizen who threatened to rape the daughter of Senator Francis Pangilinan and Sharon Cuneta.

Honoring the predecessors of the #HijaAko movement
Ma Hazel Joy Faco July 13, 2020

'We should recognize that the #HijaAko Movement is not merely a Filipinized incarnation of the #MeToo Movement, because it is organically built upon the pioneering initiatives of early activists... the comfort women'

Today’s graduates and the world’s demands
April 23, 2018

You belong to what is now called the post-digital age and a much more exacting world

YouthWorks PH bridges youth skills from school to work
May 25, 2019

'The project is all about enhancing the skills of the youth to be employed'
With the aim of providing work-based training for Filipino youth to make them employable, the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and the Philippine Business for Education (PBEd) have partnered for a 5-year project called YouthWorks PH.

How to apply for and secure government-issued IDs
July 04, 2019

Hassle? Nope, it's time to hustle.
Finally got the job offer? Congratulations! Now comes the next part — the documentary requirements.
Before officially starting your adulting life, you'll need to register and get identification cards or clearances from the National Bureau of Investigation (NBI), Social Security System (SSS), and Philhealth, to name a few.

An open letter to my fellow college students who didn't graduate on time
Hershey Neri June 23, 2018

'Our failures or shortcomings do not define us'

Out-of-school youth, undergrads shift to becoming full-time workers
Mavic Conde February 06, 2019

'I thought my life is going nowhere. Thanks to JobStart, I got hope,' says teenage father Stonelieh Constante of the DOLE's program in Bicol

Rappler story on out-of-school youth in Bicol wins DOLE media award
February 12, 2020
Written by Bicol-based journalist Mavic Conde, the story tells of opportunities for full-time work that out-of-school youth and undergraduates got through DOLE's Jobstart program

Does Gen Z care about social and political issues?
JC Punongbayan November 29, 2018

The picture that emerges is that the surveyed Gen Z have quick access to information online and are immersed in social media. But they are not diligent critical thinkers.

Generation Z taunts old-timers with 'OK boomer' jibe
Agence France-Presse November 09, 2019

'OK boomer' has become the retort of choice for Gen Z kids exasperated with the views of their elders.

How to shut down a mature adult who's behaving badly? 'Ok boomer'
Lilibeth Frondoso November 07, 2019 - with Videos
"Ok boomer" has been popping up everywhere in the last two days on social media

Robredo to youth: Focus on track records, not candidates' promises
Mara Cepeda October 25, 2018

Vice President Leni Robredo also calls for an end to patronage politics, saying that officials have the obligation to serve the people in the first place


Profiles: Tatak Botante
CNN Philippines May 2, 2019

These passionate young leaders are working to equip youth voters with the knowledge and skills to create a better political landscape for the country through the Tatak Botante voter education campaign. The Tatak Botante team consists of members of the National Alliance of Youth Leaders, a nationwide group of young leaders working with various sectors for nation-building, and towards a more progressive community.
Find out what issues matter to them and how they’re participating in nation-building, even beyond elections.


Future-proofing young Filipinos through innovation, social enterprise
September 24, 2018

Rappler sits down with UNDP's Andrew Parker and statistician Dr Jose Ramon Albert
A recent study of the Philippine Institute for Development Studies (PIDS) said that half of the jobs in Southeast Asian countries will be at high risk of being affected by automation. This is echoed by the Institute for the Future, which predicted that 85% of the jobs that will exist in 2030 haven’t even been invented yet.
Relevant to this discussion are the challenges and new opportunities that await job-seekers.

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Much has been said about millennials – roughly defined as those who were born between 1980 and 2000.
In the Philippines, millennials make up one-third of the total population. They’re the ones politicians talk to. The ones marketers try to entice and persuade. The ones companies want to hire (if they haven’t started their own). They are a force to be reckoned with.

What do millennials work for?
Bea Cupin March 20, 2019

Hustle, the new space devoted to working and living smart

Police take down post red-tagging youth journalist
June 06, 2020

But Youth Act Now Against Tyranny Baguio says the takedown is 'too late'
The cops originally posted on their official Facebook page a screenshot of a video clip from Youtube warning the public of the recruitment practices of the communist armed rebel group New People's Army. This post included the name of Khim Abalos as a recruiter of leftist groups.

From Luzon to Mindanao, youths vow to fight return of dictatorship under Duterte
September 21, 2018

Hundreds of Filipino youth gather in key cities across the country on Friday, September 21, condemning the similarities of Ferdinand Marcos and Rodrigo Duterte


in the album 'Human Rights, International Humanitarian Law, STOP Violence & Crisis Centers for abused Women & Children'

Filipino tweens and teens talk human rights
December 10, 2018

Human rights is easy to understand. Let these kids explain it for you!

When the term 'human rights' is brought up, most assume that it's a heavy topic. It's seen as two words packed with meaning, touching on serious themes such as equality and social justice

With rights campaign, Bacolod youth debunk ‘apathetic millennial’ image
Christiana Claudia G. Gancayco October 29, 2018

Youth organizations and student councils are coming together to push for the implementation of Bacolod's Students’ Rights and Welfare ordinance

Courage in the face of injustice
Maria Lourdes P. A. Sereno September 02, 2018

What you and I can do is be brave. Stand. Have courage. Only then can we hope to prevent the destruction of your generation's future.

Sereno to Filipinos: Have courage to stop martial law
Mara Cepeda September 02, 2018
When people become afraid to speak, 'we would have helped the tyrant win'

Kabataang Barangay: Get to know the forerunner of the Sangguniang Kabataan
Alex Evangelista August 30, 2018

Kabataang Barangay, headed by Imee Marcos, was established during Martial Law to develop young people according to the 'guiding philosophies of the New Society '



Sexual harassment on campus
October 25, 2018

In this video Leloy Claudio talks to University of the Philippines Center for Women's and Gender Studies director Natsy Verceles about sexual harassment on campus.
TEACHER OFFENDER - Sexual harassment sa paaralan
GMA Public Affairs July 19, 2021
“Teacher ko siya, he should’ve known better kahit nga sobrang vulnerable ko that time and sobrang unstable ko.”
Isa sa mga matunog na usapin online ang iba’t ibang hinaing ng mga kabataang dumanas ng sexual harassment sa kamay ng kanilang mga guro sa loob mismo ng kanilang paaralan.
Ayon sa NBI, aabot lang ng mahigit 200 kaso ng sexual harassment ang kanilang natatanggap kada taon. Pero kahit bumaba ito dahil sa lockdown at travel restrictions, nakaaalarma na talamak pa rin ito sa bansa.

IMPORTANT to LOOK How do we end sexual harassment?
Whispered Horrors

JUJU Z. BALUYOT July 19, 2021
Turning to online movements, survivors of sexual harassment and abuse in Philippine high schools find that they are far from alone.
Students of FEUHS share their own or their classmates’ experiences of sexual harassment. Most of the tweets came with the hashtag #FEUHSDoBetter. Related hashtags such as #ExposePredators and #ExposeYourHarassersPH, and several others came afterward.

Ateneo admin: No formal complaints vs faculty accused of sexual harassment
Janella Paris October 24, 2019 - with Video
This comes after an apology from Ateneo President Jett Villarin, who promised to make investigations into sexual harassment cases 'more responsive, more efficient, more sensitive'

FALSE: ‘Sex video of Ateneo priest and college student'
October 18, 2019
The priest and the college girl are not the subjects of the alleged sex video
The website posted a video titled, “College Student at Pari ng Ateneo De Manila Viral ang S3X Video.” (Video of college student and priest in Ateneo de Manila went viral.)

WATCH: Ateneo admin apologizes, vows action on sexual harassment
Janella Paris October 18, 2019 - with Video
'We’d like to look for ways to encourage those who’ve been hurt to come forward... so that we can really stamp out these people, sexual harassment and sexual predators," says Ateneo President Fr Jett Villarin SJ

Ateneo community calls on admin to act on sexual harassment on campus
Bianca Velasco October 17, 2019
Ateneo Loyola Schools Faculty Association calls for an independent review on existing investigative processes after another allegation of sexual harassment involving faculty surfaces online

‘Our school is not safe’: Ateneo students demand punishment for sexual predators
Janella Paris October 15, 2019 - with Video
Over a hundred students call on the Ateneo de Manila University administration to reopen sexual harassment cases and be more transparent with the process

Modern-day cheating: What is a 'social media affair?'
Steph Arnaldo June 08, 2019

Late-night texts, dating apps, Skype chats – are these innocent or harmful? A relationship expert helps us find out.


Online cheating, virtual escape ngayong pandemya?
GMA Public Affairs August 13, 2021
Nakahanap ka rin ba ng pag-ibig sa gitna ng pandemya?
Ang lalaking ito, hindi lang isa kundi mahigit 30 babae raw ang napaibig. Ang problema, pinagsabay-sabay niya ito diumano.
Ang mga babaeng nabiktima, sanib-pwersa online para makamove-on sa panlolokong sinapit sa iisang lalaki.
Panoorin ang buong detalye sa report na ito.
Is Ghosting a “Millennial” Thing?

The term ghosting refers to a situation where one person ceases communication with the other with no explanation. It’s like a virtual Irish exit, except instead of leaving a bar, you’re leaving a person’s life altogether. It also refers to the sudden postponement of plans with little or no notice at all. Sounds cruel? Yeah, it is.

Ghosting: Why it happens, and what you can do about it
Steph Arnaldo February 11, 2020
Ever been 'haunted' by a ghosting experience? Whether you're the ghoster or the ghostee, here's what you can do about the 21st century disappearing act.

Should you apologize over ghosting?
Dr Margarita Holmes and Jeremy Baer October 13, 2019
Myrna's ghosted hookups in the past. Should she say sorry?

Ghosting 101: When It’s Rude and When It’s Necessary
Ashley Petallano April 3, 2019 - This link often down - up again

Ghosting 101
CNN Philippines Published Sep 27, 2018 - with Video

Ghosting: The great disappearing act
Jomar Villanueva February 14, 2018

I Was Ghosted. Now What?
Amelia Diamond 02.16.17

Ghosting: When The Person You’re Dating Disappears on You
Koji Arsua January 30, 2016

Teenagers Are Sexting - Now What?
Perri Klass, M.D. March 12, 2018

Our lives these days are intertwined with our digital devices, for good or for ill. That includes adolescent romantic and sexual relationships of all kinds — happy, tragic, mutual, one-sided, healthy, abusive.

Porn in your pocket: What the law says about your naked selfies and sex videos
Ana P. Santos April 06, 2019

What does the law say about that naked selfie that, in the throes of virtual passion you sent to your paramour? There are existing Philippine laws that protect your right to privacy, but there is big but,

so it's important to read also ALL the links in the article


in the album Cyber SEX - Cyber child porn - Cyber Sextortion - A CRIME!



This 10 minute drama has been designed for 14 to 18 year olds. 'Exposed' deals with the subjects of sexting and cyberbullying, issues that teenagers commonly face. Uploaded Feb 4, 2011

The ref.: Modern Filipino parenting from a cultural and global perspective :
Sexting: Are your kids doing it?
As useful as a mobile phone is, it's pretty dangerous as well. Read this to keep up with the latest trend that may exploit or harm your child, sexting.
Does your teen or younger child have a phone? Then you should be worried about them using their phone for sexting.
Say No! - A campaign against online sexual coercion and extortion of children
Published on Jun 18, 2017
Has someone you have only met online asked you to send them sexual photos and/or videos, or perform sexual acts via webcam? Is this person asking you to keep your contact secret, threatening to post the photos or videos of you on the internet or share them with your friends and family if you don’t send more or pay money?
This is a crime. It is called online sexual coercion and extortion.
If this happens to you: #SayNo!
The video has been made for countries members of EUROPOL but the advices good for the whole world. Look more HERE

After almost four decades of people’s enjoyment of the cell phone, a new trend has evolved. This trend is called sexting. Technically, sexting is defined as “the practice of sending nude or seminude pictures via cell phone or posting them online.”


in the album Filipino present culture

Empowering Women and Girls Through ‘She Project’
12 November 2018
Bella Rose Montero? wrote: This is truly a meaningful project for young teenage mothers who need some help on becoming responsible and empowered. Reaching those in remote areas is really a 'first' initiative.

Oxfam, Embassy of Canada launch reproductive health project in PH
October 24, 2018
International development agency Oxfam and the Embassy of Canada in the Philippines recently launched the Sexual Health and Empowerment (SHE) Project. This project seeks to empower women and girls to secure their SRHR in six disadvantaged and conflict-affected regions in the Philippines in the next five years.


Zooming in on Gen Z
June 28, 2018

Rappler contributor Boris Joaquin talks to Pauline Fermin, managing director of Acumen Brand Strategy Consultants, about a generation that is beginning to enter the workforce.
For several years, millennials have dominated social conversation, from how they dress and what they drink, to how they're reshaping the workplace.

Duterte's cursing is affecting the youth, experts say
Sofia Tomacruz June 18, 2018

President Rodrigo Duterte's constant cursing during speeches is affecting the youth, experts said on Monday, June 18, as an activist nun said the chief executive should be more mindful of how he conducts himself.
'Because he is President, he should not speak like that,' says former St Scholastica's College president Sister Mary John Mananzan.

Duterte conduct bad for kids? Roque leaves it to parents to teach good values
Pia Ranada June 21, 2018
Most Filipinos already 'accept' President Rodrigo Duterte's propensity to use cusswords and hurl insults at his critics, claims Presidential Spokesperson Harry Roque.

Robredo to youth: Don’t lose hope, good will triumph over evil
June 16, 2018

'Ang pinaka-number one na lesson in history, hindi tumatagal ang kasamaan, na parating in the end, ang nagta-triumph ay iyong kabutihan,' Vice President Leni Robredo tells youth leaders


#DefendPressFreedom: Mabuhay ang malayang pamamahayag
April 05, 2019

Hindi lang isang araw ang pakikibaka para sa malayang pamamahayag.

In these videos, journalists from the martial law period all the way to today’s campus reporters stand up to demonstrate the Philippines’ enduring commitment to the defense of press freedom.

These videos was co-directed by Jason Tan and Paolo Villaluna, with cinematography by Dindo Martinez and Franz Lopez. It was written and produced by Patricia Evangelista and translated into Filipino by Joselito D. De Los Reyes.

USC students pledge to fight disinformation, defend press freedom
Nile Villa August 31, 2018

Attendees of the #MoveCebu: Social good in the digital age workshop pledge to hold the line


Meet the Filipino Columbia University student who won a Pulitzer
April 27, 2018

23-year-old Mariel Padilla talks to MovePH's Raisa Serafica about her Pulitzer award and the importance of local reporting.

Remark this is an album in the album Press & Speech Freedom and Journalism - Etc.


Is it time to #DeleteFacebook?

The Cambridge Analytica controversy and the #DeleteFacebook movement that resulted from it highlight the perils of harvested personal data.

Zuckerberg apology fails to quiet Facebook storm
March 23, 2018 - with Video
With pressure ratcheting up on the 33-year-old CEO over a scandal that has wiped some $60 billion off Facebook's value, the initial response suggests his promise of self-regulation has failed to convince

WhatsApp co-founder starts #DeleteFacebook campaign after data privacy scandal
March 21, 2018
Brian Acton tweets, 'It is time,' and uses the hashtag #DeleteFacebook

#WalkOutPH trends on Twitter as millennials fight for press freedom, human rights
Raisa Serafica February 23, 2018

Martial Law survivor Boni Ilagan also talked to students from the College of Mass Communication and advised them to 'create their own First Quarter Storm'

IN PHOTOS: Thousands join nationwide walkout vs Duterte
February 23, 2018
Thousands of protesters march the streets in various cities around the country to slam President Rodrigo Duterte's alleged repressive policies against the poor, and to fight for press freedom and human rights


Boris Joaquin interviews McCann Philippines CEO Raul Castro on how to engage millennials in the workplace
March 07, 2018

With millennials expected to take over at least half of the global workforce by 2020, the often - misunderstood generation – who by now are no longer fresh graduates and are leveling up in their careers – is a significant part of the country’s economy and labor force.

Youth as troublemakers
Jayeel Cornelio February 27, 2018

In the final analysis, these youth are fighting not just for themselves, but also for the rest of us. Whether or not we agree is secondary. The least we could do is to listen to their wisdom

EDSA and history lessons for today
Ross Tugade February 25, 2018

'The susceptibility of the youth to seek 'alternative facts' and feign a sense of nostalgia for the golden days of Martial Law is a collective failure of our political, social, and pedagogical institutions'

An open letter to millennials: Don’t federalize, organize!
Carmel Veloso Abao November 10, 2017

Why not break the dominance of dynasties first before federalizing?

Why PH needs a millennial opposition
Emmanuel M. Hizon November 04, 2017

Today's young people, inexperienced yet ready to fight, must teach their elders that there is more to opposition politics than simply the politics of addition

UNDP, Citi Foundation launch youth innovation program
Keb Cuevas December 15, 2017

Youth Co:Lab aims to catalyze youth innovation towards solving the world’s biggest social challenges.
To drive more youth-led social enterprises, the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and Citi Foundation launched their Youth Co:Lab partnership

Raising my baby behind bars
with Video

In much of the Gulf countries like Qatar, pregnancy out of wedlock is a crime punishable by imprisonment.
Joanne spent two years and 10 months in a jail in Doha for her pregnancy and unpaid loans. William spent the first years of his life in prison with his young, unmarried mother.

Look more about the life as OFW in e.g. Qatar

'Selda Inosente' a documentary by Kara David
Mar 14, 2018

Babies For Sale - Pagbebenta ng mga sanggol, patagong nangyayari sa social media

Price: P10,000 - P50,000
Meet up sa Mall
Reason for Selling: Kahirapan

Somewhere deep within the corners of social media lurks a shameless but covert business of online selling, not of the usual goods or beauty products - but of babies!

Number of abandoned Filipino babies in Middle East on the rise
Jojo Dass, The Filipino Times May 19, 2017

The reason? Women who get pregnant but can't produce a marriage certificate face detention.

Teen widows: the growing legacy of Duterte’s drug war
Ana P. Santos October 11, 2017

Soaring teen pregnancy, most common in urban poor communities, is colliding with drug-related killings that target mostly poor young men.


UP History's 1st female summa cum laude on tips for studying, success
April 14, 2018

Chiqui Agoncillo talks to MovePH's Raisa Serafica about her UP education, studying history, and the importance of liberal arts education

What is your education worth?
by Maria Isabel Garcia June 10, 2018

Education is about diving into the ocean of facts, ideas, and projects that span time and space, and coming out with your own story to live by and to live out.


Life skills fresh graduate needs for school-to-work transition
Feb 4, 2017

The Departnment of Local and Employment (DOLE) offers a training so-called as "Jobstart" to prepare fresh graduates find a stable job

Most millennials willing to work abroad for career growth
by Don Kevin Hapal August 28, 2017

The United States remain the top destination of choice for millennials who are willing to work outside of their country of residence, according to a World Economic Forum survey.


Take it from Bonifacio: You're never too young to lead
Nov 30, 2016

Historian Carlo Santiago would like to remember Bonifacio as an effective communicator, and one who the youth of today should look take after.


A 'scholar ng bayan' speaks out ​on summary executions
December 09, 2016
MovePH's Voltaire Tupaz talks to fourth year University of the Philippines student Adrienne Onday and asks her about her views on the war on drugs, her fears as an ordinary citizen on the streets and her hopes for her country and her people.
Adrienne Onday hung a cardboard sign around her that said "We could all be drug pusher."
Filipina in anti-Duterte rally among TIME's most influential teens
Kimiko Sy November 03, 2017
Shibby de Guzman of St Scholastica's College joins an eminent list of global teen influencers

Shibby de Guzman, who drew both praise and online attacks for joining a protest rally against the hero's burial for dictator Ferdinand Marcos, has been included in TIME's list of "30 Most Influential Teens of 2017."

The Videos:
Filipino teens among Time magazine’s most influential youth
What teen on Time 'Most Influential' list wants to tell Duterte
Nov 5, 2017
A high school student who has led protests against the government's anti-narcotics drive wants to know if President Rodrigo has any regrets over the campaign that has seen some 3,800 suspected criminals killed.

and the article:

'Geriatrics' in gov't can learn from teen influencer Shibby de Guzman
Jee Y. Geronimo November 04, 2017
'Shibby has shown us that we don’t have to have hundreds of thousands of followers... to be recognized in the world – distinction follows where we choose to be decent and conscientious human beings,' says Senator Leila de Lima


EDSA in the age of social media

For the 30th anniversary of EDSA 1, CMFR interviewed millennials and asked: "What comes to mind when you hear 1986 EDSA People Power?"

Look also HERE

Penshoppe leads anti-bullying #IAmDifferent campaign
Precious Del Valle October 29, 2017 - with Video

Proceeds from Penshoppe's campaign will go in developing a module on anti-bullying, with the help of Teach For The Philippines

Look the Video in HD HERE

Cardinal Tagle slams culture of bullying, 'paninindak'
Paterno Esmaquel II April 20, 2019 - with Video
'Mangako kayo ngayong Biyernes Santo, hindi kayo maninindak. Hindi kayo magiging marahas. Hindi kayo magiging bully,' says Manila Archbishop Luis Antonio Cardinal Tagle

Life without bullies? Why Senate must pass anti-discrimination bill
Sylvia Estrada Claudio August 06, 2018
I make this appeal for the sake of science, for the sake of morality and for the sake of the nation’s well-being

How to deal with office gossip
February 19, 2018

We often think a little gossip in the office is harmless. It’s just break time chatter after all, right?
There’s nothing wrong with chatting and telling stories, but when you start injecting a little malice and slander here and there will make it a totally different story.


What young women need to know
Mar 28, 2017

The risks Filipino women face
Farmidah Ali is only 37 but is already a mother of 9 and a grandmother of one. According to the Saguiaran, Lanao del Sur native, she was worried for her 17-year-old daughter who was then about to give birth.

This social video, created by MovePH in partnership with Oxfam, features reproductive health services and information (RHSI) for marginalized communities in remote regions.
Without reproductive health information and services, many women face risks related to sexual intercourse and childbirth. Learn more at
The Responsible Parenthood and Reproductive Health Law (RPRH) Law will help address the needs of many women like Farmidah and their families.


Aren't they too young?
Aug 01, 2017

What happens to a girl's dreams when she is forced into early marriage?

Filipino millennials among most optimistic globally – survey
April 16, 2017
84% of Filipino millennials believe social and political conditions in the country will improve in the next 12 months.

The Videos:
Filipino millennials among most optimistic globally
Apr 17, 2017
Results of a recent survey conducted by a private firm showed that Filipino millennials are among the world's most optimistic despite the political and economic conditions in the Philippines.

Lumalabas sa isang survey na ang mga Pinoy millennials o yung tinatawag nating 'Phillennials,' ay isa sa mga may pinaka-positibong pananaw sa lipunan, ekonomiya at maging sa pulitika. Ito'y kung ikukumpara sa millennials mula sa ibang bansa. I-Bandila mo, Apples Jalandoni. Bandila, April 17, 2017, Lunes


Understanding the ‘Selfie Generation’
October 27, 2016

Are the youth really just all about “me?" Watch our LIVE roundtable discussion with Rocco Nacino, Alora Guerrero, and Ingrid Nieto

The Video: Pope to high school students: when you become a slave to your phone, you lose freedom
ROME REPORTS in English Apr 15, 2019

Pope urges students to fight their addiction to phones
Carol Glatz, Catholic News Service April 17, 2019 - is often down - then up again, so try again later

Cardinal Tagle warns vs cellphone addiction: 'Parang alipin na tayo'
Paterno Esmaquel II April 18, 2019
Manila Archbishop Luis Antonio Cardinal Tagle warned Catholics on Holy Thursday, April 18, against addiction to their cellphones, saying it is a form of slavery and a subtle kind of "imprisonment."


Words of wisdom from millennials
August 12, 2017

We gathered young millennials and asked them questions about life, happiness, and, the most difficult question of them all: What is love?


For this ‘sponge boy,’ 13 years of selling dish sponges pays off
May 26, 2018

At a young age, 22 year-old Melvin Chua had to sell dish sponges to support his family and studies, rain or shine. Now that he has graduated, his dreams are starting to become a reality.


How do millennials spend their Holy Week?
Fasting, Abstinence: Gi-practice pa ba sa millennials?

Maayong adlaw mga higala. Ania ang SunStar Holy Week Special alang karong adlawa, April 13, 2017

From selfies to squad goals, millennials can build better PH future
Senator Bam Aquino November 25, 2016

Why I am confident our youth will make this country, maybe even the world, a better place.


Who should pay on a date? Netizens answer - #SLOPangutana: Kinsay mogasto sa date
August 30, 2017

ROMANTIC relationships start with two people getting to know each other, and what better way to know someone than through a date.

IN CHARTS: Most Filipinos still marry before 30
Ralf Rivas September 23, 2018

Brides are younger than grooms. When it comes to foreigners, Filipino men tend to marry Australian brides. Check out other marriage trends here.
Are you a millennial and have been frequently getting invites from friends or colleagues for wedding ceremonies? Well, you are not alone


Millennials in Disaster Preparedness and Climate Action
Jul 7, 2017

Paul Pangilinan, National Youth Commission's Commissioner at Large presents a report on disaster preparedness and climate action of millennials

Tapping youth volunteerism for public service
David Lozada March 24, 2017 - with video

Candon Youth Movement engages Ilocos Sur youth for projects on public health, agriculture, and education

Volunteer - Organization

Is texting a curse?
Maria Isabel Garcia March 23, 2017

Does texting erode language?


The Millennial Way: Why am I single?
Feb 13, 2017

Most of the millennials, or those ages 18-34, are fond of expressing their affection toward other people. We see them often sharing statuses, photos or videos about their "relationship goals" on social media, while others share their sentiments about break-ups or why they opt to stay single. (Tovya Kaiko Galeon, USJ-R Intern/SunStar Philippines)


The Millennial Way: How do you define romance?
Feb 13, 2017

Most of the millennials, or those ages 18-34, are fond of expressing their affection toward other people. We see them often sharing statuses, photos or videos about their "relationship goals" on social media, while others share their sentiments about break-ups or why they opt to stay single. (Tovya Kaiko Galeon, USJ-R Intern/SunStar Philippines)

This is an album in the album Romance, Dating, Courtship, Wedding, Anti Mail-Order Bride Law, Etc.

Who Should Text First After A Date? Here Are The Dating Rules
Sonya Schwartz

Have you been on your first date and are now unsure whether to text him first or wait until he texts you? The can be one of the most exciting times but also the most anxious times of your life.


The Millennial Way: How do you handle a breakup?
Feb 13, 20
Most of the millennials, or those ages 18-34, are fond of expressing their affection toward other people. We see them often sharing statuses, photos or videos about their "relationship goals" on social media, while others share their sentiments about break-ups or why they opt to stay single. (Tovya Kaiko Galeon, USJ-R Intern/SunStar Philippines)

This is an album in the album Divorce, Annulment, Legal Separation and Breakup


When is it time to move out of your parents' place?
Jan 12, 2017

It’s a big leap of faith to finally move out of your parents’ home. It means living independently: paying for your own mortgage, house bills, food, and all your little luxuries. But it also means, living independently: living life unsupervised and completely your own.

Condoms in schools won't cut it
Dr. Minguita Padilla January 02, 2017

There is no quick fix to the problem of HIV and unwanted pregnancy among our youth, but we must start quickly on the path toward the right solutions.

Special Infomercials about AIDS and HIV

When you run out of condoms or pills
Ana P. Santos January 19, 2017

President Duterte’s signing of EO 12 is a step in the right direction, but the Supreme Court still has to lift its TRO'


‘Online in love’
Feb 11, 2017 - Aired: February 11, 2017
Susuriin ni Jay Taruc ang konsepto ng dating sa social media sites. Makikilala niya ang iba’t ibang tao na nakatagpo at nasawi sa pag-ibig sa modernong paraan na ito ng dating o panliligaw.

This is an album in the album Romance, Dating, Courtship, Wedding, Anti Mail-Order Bride Law, Etc.

Sangguniang Kabataan - SK
"youth council"

is a council for youth in each barangay

Republic Act No. 10742
“Sangguniang Kabataan Reform Act of 2015”
Look the IRR HERE

Republic Act No. 10923
October 15, 2016

Why Duterte's plan to appoint barangay officials violates the Constitution
Emil Marañon III March 29, 2017
Robert Ace Barbers' House Bill 5359, seeking to postpone village and youth polls and allowing the President to appoint OICs, contravenes the Constitution on at least 5 fronts

The Videos Sangguniang Kabataan - SK, "youth council" - Abolition of the Sangguniang Kabataan
Duterte explains why barangay polls should be postponed
Sep 18, 2016

Barbers defends 'realistic' plan to appoint barangay officials
Mara Cepeda April 03, 2017 - with video

The lawmaker says appointing 300,000 barangay officials is nothing compared to the number of drug suspects and crimes that 'would rise' if narco-politicians remain in power.

Barbers files bill postponing barangay elections for 3 years
Mara Cepeda March 27, 2017
Surigao del Norte 2nd District Representative Robert Ace Barbers' measure would also allow President Rodrigo Duterte to appoint officers-in-charge once the barangay polls are postponed

The National Youth Commission (NYC)

Pambansang Komisyon sa Kabataan

cabinet-level government agency in the Philippines that specifically addresses issues surrounding the Filipino youth

Republic Act 8044 - The Youth in Nation-Building Act

Weaponizing the National Youth Commission
Jayeel Cornelio January 17, 2019
Nowhere in the law does it say that the NYC must be the mouthpiece of the sitting president.

and HERE and the Videos:

Remark this is an album "NYC - National Youth Commission" in the album "Government Authorities - Etc."


Philippine Youth Development Plan 2012-2016

GIP, Government Internship Program

with an album "How fresh grads can earn through gov't OJTs" Jul 28, 2015

NYC Government Internship Program - NYC serves as the secretariat of this program, which started off as a summer work program for students. Enrolled in the Kapit Bisig Laban sa Kahirapan (KALAHI) program of the administration, it is NYC's contribution to the poverty alleviation program of the government. NYC arranges for other government agencies and private companies to hire out-of-school, unemployed youth as interns who receive a monthly stipend that is 75% of the minimum wage.


ABOUT National Youth Commission - NYC

Remark this is an album NYC - National Youth Commission in the album Government Authorities - Etc.
Philippine Youth Development Plan 2012-2016
GIP, Government Internship Program

with an album "How fresh grads can earn through gov't OJTs" Jul 28, 2015

Government Internship Program - NYC serves as the secretariat of this program, which started off as a summer work program for students. Enrolled in the Kapit Bisig Laban sa Kahirapan (KALAHI) program of the administration, it is NYC's contribution to the poverty alleviation program of the government. NYC arranges for other government agencies and private companies to hire out-of-school, unemployed youth as interns who receive a monthly stipend that is 75% of the minimum wage.


How DOLE addresses unemployment

To address unemployment, the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) launched different programs to provide job opportunities for the unemployed, whether or not they have a college degree. Mar 28, 2015

Remark this is an album in the album DOLE in the album Government Authorities - Etc

Why PH Gov’t should include youth in disaster councils
Roy Joseph R. Roberto Jun 01, 2015

Empowering the youth by giving them a voice in the country's disaster risk reduction and management councils gives them significant responsibilities in their respective communities.
It is high time for the Philippine government to institutionalize youth participation in NDRRMC on both the local and national levels. One of the most proactive disaster risk reduction measures is to empower youth by giving them a fair share of the responsibility in making their community more prepared and resilient in the light of disasters.

High school students learn how to prepare for quakes Jun 18, 2015


Millennials, technology, advocacy
September 13, 2016

Clarissa Delgado of Teach For The Philippines and Gian Dela Rama of Innovantage Inc. discuss working with millennials, and how this generation is shaping the future.


Millennials as advocates, why not?
Oct 25, 2016

Look descriptions on the videos

Look also HERE


Why millennials are now the apple of advertisers' eyes

Chris Schnabel September 13, 2016
As the combined spending power of millennials is projected to soar, the advertising world is coming up with ways to reach the younger consumers

Millennials face cash shortage at retirement
Feb 22, 2017

The average millennial expects to accumulate only one-third of what is typically required for retirement, according to the latest Manulife Investor Sentiment Index


Millennials’ money habits
October 11, 2016

When it comes to personal expenses, savings, and investments, how do millennials stack up? Watch our discussion with Vince Rapisur.


Money Tips for Millennials
Mar 17, 2017

Living in the moment doesn't mean going broke. Here are tips for making the most of your money to make the most out of life.

Money tips for millennials
Vincent Rapisura Oct 23, 2016
Living in the moment doesn't mean going broke. Here are tips for making the most of your money to make the most out of life.

What you need to know about millennials in the PH workforce
Gwen de la Cruz October 02, 2016

How significant are millennials in the PH workforce? Here's what you need to know

4 creative, inspiring workspaces by millennials
Danna Peña October 15, 2016

These dynamic offices are build for collaboration, flexibility, and fun.
Collaboration, flexibility, and spaces for creativity are key to keeping millennials engaged and productive at work. Thus, office spaces should not only be conducive to productivity, but should be optimal for the worker’s well-being, too.

The Debut - Traditions, Explanation & Examples

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The Philippines Debut Tradition

Remark these are albums in the album Debut - Explanation & Examples

Here is a very simple explanation of the Philippines Debut Tradition explained with some photos of Debutantes who has celebrated A Debutante's Ball in the past. Enjoy!

 Special Note: The song is one of the most popular debut songs - "Sing Me A Song Again Daddy" by Filipino Legend Jose Mari Chan.
What is a Debutante Ball?

This video is a description of what a typical Debutante Ball is.
The Prayer by Pauline Empeynado

Prayer during my debut. :)
Kix Manas Debut

Kix Manas' 18th birthday celebration coverage at the Coconut Palace Manila
Cherrie's Debut AUG 2010

Grand Entrance

Look the "Father-Daughter Dance" below HERE

18 Roses Dance

Cotillion Dance
Cesssa - Modern 18 Roses

Cesssa wrote on Oct 6, 2010: I'm not a traditional person, so my debut really had to reflect that. Here's what I did for my 18 Roses.
Tamsyn Debut Prep

Filipino Debut Blessing

Fr. Wayne Negrete

Need a sample invocation prayer for a debut?

Debut, as in debutante?

Here's a sample of a prayer for the debutante
Debut a la Filipina
On their 18th birthday, Philippine women throw a large party "The Philippine Debut"

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Debut dance tradition

Father-Daughter Dance

 Cherrie's Debut AUG 2010 - Look also the other videos from Cherrie's Debut above HERE


Amazing Father & Daughter Dance Exhibition


Cotillion - a Debut Filipino tradition

4 Video-examples of different "Cotillion":

Arielle's Debut - The Cotillion Dance

Karen's Debut - Cotillion with the Cotillion de Honor

Kathleen's Debut Cotillion

Kat's Cotillion

How to Plan a Filipino Cotillion

Filipino Cotillion Traditions

IN PHOTOS and Videos:

Juliana Gomez celebrates 18th birthday
September 09, 2018

Juliana turns 18 with a disco themed-party



It was an evening of beauty and elegance as Cebu's top designers showed off their fantastic creations at the MARCO POLO HOTEL PLAZA, Cebu.

Remark this is an album in the album Fashion Designers, their works & organizations and Fashion Shows

Debut Ideas of all kind!
‘Blood red,’ ‘Imeldific’: Isabelle Duterte draws flak for Malacañang photo shoot
December 15, 2017

Presidential granddaughter Isabelle Duterte gets called out online for her pre-debut photo shoot in Malacañang, prominently capturing the presidential seal.
Presidential granddaughter Isabelle Duterte is giving people the wrong kind of flashbacks on social media shortly after photos of her pre-debut photoshoot in the Palace appeared online

Filipino Youth culture - Etc.

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Young Filipino Professional -YFP

An Aim to make OFW's and Young Filipino Professionals around the World unite and team up to make the Filipinos compete internationally and protect one another.

You will find YFP organizations in so many places around the whole world, just look HERE

Crochet, you stay: Why this old craft has millennial makers hooked
Jul 16, 2021 Amanda T. Lago

In the middle of a pandemic, young people are turning to an unexpected hobby
Crochet has come a long way from being a Catholic schoolgirl’s dreaded class project, or that thing that only your lola knows how to do.

Filipino youth most concerned about child labor, early pregnancy
November 25, 2020 Czarina Nicole Ong Ki

There are five core issues that Filipino children are most concerned about — corporal punishment, child labor, lack of youth participation in important matters, lack of basic services, and early pregnancy.

15 hard lessons fresh grads learn from first jobs out of college
August 09, 2016

Reality bites – or does it? Among the gems: 'Panindigan mo lahat nang papasukan mo.'


Youth and Student Movement in the Philippines

Feb 13, 2012 by Anakbayan Los Angeles
This video was filmed during an exposure trip of July 2011 in the Philippines and featured at the Anakbayan Seattle report back multi-media show "Halong" in November 2011.

Students Organizations, Fraternities, Sororities


We asked, you answered: Describe millennials in one word
Janessa Villamera August 22, 2016

We asked people online and on the streets to describe millennials in one word. Here's what they have to say.
One word, infinite descriptions.
By now, it's likely you've encountered the term "millennial" probably more than your fingers can count. What does it really mean though?
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The Filipino Millennial?
Jayeel Serrano Cornelio August 21, 2016

When commentators celebrate their independence, creativity, and entrepreneurial spirit, they neglect the struggles of many other youth in our society.
Millennials broadly refer to youth born in the 1980s and 1990s. They came of age at the turn of the new millennium.
But when commentators describe Filipino youth as millennials, they typically refer to a very specific segment of our population. Millennials are characterized as young people who are educated, tech-savvy, well travelled, and cosmopolitan with their choices in life

The march of millennials
Philip M. Lustre Jr. Updated March 15, 2016
It would be foolish to ignore their capacity and capability. They have come of age.


Why are millennials always connected?

Aug 24, 2016
What reasons, habits, and apps keep the youth online?


Popular Millennial Terms
Jul 24, 2018

What is the most widely used millennial term so far this 2018?

Remark this is an album in the album Internet & Mobile Phone systems, Laws & "Languages

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What drives millennials’ 'strange' technology habits?
Anne Mari Ronquillo October 03, 2016

Gadgets and Internet usage are now entrenched in our culture, and the 18-34 bracket apparently possess some habits that leave some older peers baffled


Buhay Sementeryo
Sep 25, 2017

The story of Khay, who grew up in the cemetery, dreaming her way out into a normal and better life.

Why do some millennials choose government?
Raisa Serafica September 10, 2016

The millennials' reputation of being a disconnected generation seems to betray their close identification with public service and civic engagement

Why do millennials join NGOs?
Raisa Serafica August 23, 2016

While young humanitarian workers have different reasons for joining NGOs, they are all united by their common goal: change


Filipino youth and entrepreneurship
August 21, 2016

What kinds of entrepreneurship opportunities are available to young Filipinos? How can we harness technology to jumpstart entrepreneurship ideas?


Entrepreneurship guide for millennials
November 13, 2016
Patch Dulay of The Spark Project, Kevin Cuevas of UPLB Enactus, and Faustine Lim, a smartpreneur ambassador lead the discussion

Ambisyon Natin 2040 Youth Forum
Sep 7, 2016
Youth leaders from various organizations across the country were gathered by NEDA and the Asian Development Bank (ADB) last August 9 in Pasig City to discuss “AmBisyon Natin 2040” and create communication plans intended for local level advocacy.


Documentary Film "Filipino Youth: Where are you now?" by HM304-C
Aug 23, 2013 by Asian College of Technology, College of Arts and Sciences


Mega Cebu 2050 vision benefits the youth of today

We call them Mega Bais and Mega Dais. Check out why we are creating the future for them. Nov 11, 2014


The Filipino Youth Today

The video has been made for Student Leadership Conference July 2009 for ACSI Philippines.


Issues that Affect the Youth
Feb 24, 2013

February 22, 2013. Participants of the Social Media Workshop created their own videos with the theme "Issues that affect the youth." The workshop was organized by the Friedrich Naumann Foundation for Freedom Philippine Office


Portrait of a Filipino Youth
Jophel Botero Ybiosa Sep 24, 2012

Mr. Jophel Botero Ybiosa is a Filipino youth advocate and artist. He was born in Quezon City, Philippines. He gained major awards for his country and his primary mission is to showcase to the world the inherent beauty and meaningful story of the Philippines through photographic works.

Pinoy Teens Online

We are Pinoy Teens New Media.
One of Philippines first Youth Sites ever.

Lifestyle of the Filipino Youth Family Influences on the Lifestyle of the Filipino Youth

Grace T. Cruz, Elma P. Laguna and Corazon M. Raymundo

When the cell phone was invented, the purpose was basically for communication.
However, after almost four decades of people’s enjoyment of the cell phone, a new trend has evolved. This trend is called sexting. Others call it a dangerous preoccupation. Technically, sexting is defined as “the practice of sending nude or seminude pictures via cell phone or posting them online.”
Invisible millennials: Sex, family, dreams
Fritzie Rodriguez Apr 20, 2015

The term 'millennial', which originated in the US, slips into the Filipino tongue, but disregards the youth living in poverty

Poverty pushes young Filipino to fight for the environment
Fatima Reyes June 11, 2016

Arnel Alipao believes that more than being vulnerable in times of disasters, children are capable of helping society minimize the effects of climate change

How are the Filipino Youth Changing? How are the Filipino Youth Changing?

This is a revised version of the paper commissioned by the Philippine Council for Population and Development (PCPD) for its Media Dialogue on the Changing Lifestyles of the Filipino Adolescents held on 9 November 2000 at Via Mare Penthouse, Tektite Building, Ortigas Center, Pasig City. Thanks are due to Ms. Anna Liza Po for her very efficient research assistance and the UPPI for logistical support.

Orgies, Tinder, HIV: Millennials are having a lot of sex, some with a deadly price
Jul 1, 2017 Natashya Gutierrez

An old virus has new victims: HIV is now infecting the youth faster than any other age group, thanks in part to technology and unsafe sex.
It all started with a simple Facebook message.
“Hi, how are you? Where are you from?” began the conversation.

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Filipino Youth - Millennials Culture

the State of the Filipino Youth

Welcome and good day. I will be presenting to you the State of the Filipino Youth which I like to call PinoyYouth.

This report is based on relevant findings of youth-focused researches and studies such as the 2nd and 3rd young adult fertility and sexuality survey (YAFS) of UPPI, McCann Erickson Study, among others. This report focuses on the health, sexuality and fertility of Pinoy youth today.

Look as pdf HERE remark this is without notes

YPS or Young Public Servants

is a group of young dynamic individuals focused on promoting Good Governance and Democratic Citizenship among the youth. YPS believes that these elements are critical in developing a new, focused and dedicated generation of leaders.

Voice of the Youth Network (VOTY)

is about encouraging our fellow Filipino Youth to believe in themselves in creating positive social change through ICT and media.

Empowering Filipino youth through radio
Ezra Ferraz July 12, 2015


Achieving career goals with Anthony Pangilinan
January 17, 2018

Start your 2018 goal-setting right, as we talk to management consultant Anthony Pangilinan


Charo Santos' advice for millennials struggling with career lows
Vernise L. Tantuco September 19, 2017

'I stopped pointing fingers at anyone, and just looked at myself and grappled with my own demons,' says Charo, on how she overcame ABS-CBN's 2004 ratings drop.

Things to know about Palarong Pambansa, the PH's largest youth sporting event
Jodesz Gavilan April 11, 2018

Often cited as the culmination of year-long competitions, student-athletes from elementary and high school look forward to getting a spot in the roster to represent their region in the Palarong Pambansa

Philippines' beauty pageant obsession

Remark all videos in this section are in the album: Philippines' beauty pageant obsession

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'Ang Unang Reyna'
Jan 27, 2019

Alam n'yo ba na ang kauna-unahang Filipina beauty queen ang isa sa mga dahilan kung bakit nakaboboto ang mga Pilipina ngayon? Kilalanin siya sa dokumentaryong ito!

The country's first beauty queen was a feminist pioneer who led the campaign for women's suffrage in the Philippines.


'Tiis Ganda' - Suffer for Beauty
with subtitles in English
Jan 26, 2017

Nakilala ng 'I-Witness' ang ilang mga kababaihan ng Kagandahan Flores, kung saan ay dito sila nagsasanay para maging isang ganap na beauty queen. Ano-ano kayang klase ng mga pag-eensayo ang kanilang ginagawa? Sabay-sabay nating alamin ang kanilang mga pinagdadaanang pagsubok patungo sa pagsungkit ng korona sa dokumentaryong ito ni Sandra Aguinaldo.

How to win the pageant
Maria Isabel Garcia January 27, 2017
What it means to be a 'superager'


Glow up ni “Badjao Girl” Rita Gaviola!
GMA Public Affairs September 23, 2021

Glow up never stops para kay “Badjao Girl” Rita Gaviola! Ngayon, may plano pa raw siyang sumali sa Miss Universe! Mapa-wow kay Badjao Girl ngayong umaga sa chikahan na ito!


The makings of a Filipina beauty queen
June 18, 2019

We talk to Voltaire Tayag, Bessie Besana, Rick Sotelo, and Shamcey Supsup about what it takes to be a Filipina beauty queen


What it takes to win a crown
November 13, 2018

Rappler talks to Voltaire Tayag on why pageants matter so much in the Philippines and the world at large


ABS-CBN News Jul 4, 2019

The video sets foot on the runway as it features the life and story of a Filipina beauty queen. Raphael Bosano follows the journey of Candelaria, Quezon charmer Gezza Ilagan Avila, and presents snippets of their boot camp training.


The queens of 2019: A roundtable discussion
July 29, 2019

Almost two months after the court of 2019 was crowned, the queens of Binibining Pilipinas 2019 are stopping by for a chat on pageantry in today's time, empowerment, their unofficial title as role models, and if it's even already sunk in.
We talk to Bea, Emma, Leren, Sam, and Aya in a roundtable hosted by Rappler contributor Voltaire Taya

- Forgotten Filipino-American Children

By definition, an Amer-Asian is any person fathered by a citizen of the United States of America (i.e. an American servicemen, expatriate, or government employee whether government or contractual) and whose mother is or was an Asian national. 
Reports estimate that there are about 52,000 Amerasians in the Philippines. Astonishingly, they are still growing in numbers despite the fact that the Americans have long abandoned the US Air Base in the country.

Look MUCH MORE about Fallen Angels. True cost of sex tourism: Philippine’s fatherless kids

Inheritance rights of illegitimate children

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US citizenship for Amerasians from The Philippines.

Sign Petition send To:

President Obama, Hillary Clinton and US Congress

Amerasian Registry

The Forgotten Amerasians
Enrico Dungca February 11, 2016

Unwanted in their mothers’ country and unwelcome in their fathers’ homeland, Filipino Amerasians are still in search of a home.

Look this great "sad" article

Explainer: How Can You Be Half-American and Still Not a Citizen?

Born abroad? You might not be welcomed aboard. To gain U.S. citizenship, applicants might need more than an American parent. This explainer walks you through the laws that surround "Left by the Ship"

If you know anyone who’s applied for U.S. citizenship, you’ve heard it’s a byzantine process. For Amerasians, born in Asia to a U.S. military father and an Asian mother, it’s even more Kafkaesque.


In its original meaning, an Amerasian is a person born in Asia, to a U.S. military father and an Asian mother. The term has sometimes been used to describe a person in the United States of mixed Asian and non-Asian ancestry, regardless of the circumstances.

Several countries have significant populations of Amerasians, including the islands that dot the Pacific Ocean. These countries include most notably, the Philippines, where the largest U.S. air and naval bases outside the U.S. mainland were situated.

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GI Babies' in the Philippines



Joseph M. Ahern

The Amerasian Problem: Blood, Duty, and Race

Sue-Je Lee Gage

The Forgotten Amerasians


Look the article as pdf HERE

Amerasians: The unwanted angels of Angeles City

Joseph Holandes Ubalde,

Left by the Ship - Iniwan ng Barko
Amerasians in the Philippines Call for Equal Opportunities & Solidarity

Amerasians in Angeles and Olongapo, Pampanga and Castillejos, Zambales have joined hands to promote their rights and called for equal opportunities that will improve their welfare.

Look the article as pdf HERE

Filipino Amerasians’ Lifelong Fight Against Stigma , May 13, 2012

Amerasians: America’s Forgotten Children

Many Amerasian children are labeled Iniwan ng Barko, left by the ship.

A local organization, WeDpro, Inc. is giving them support in their upcoming plans.





Left by the Ship

Documenting the Children Left Behind by American Soldiers in the Philippines

and The documentation

Both articles are in this pdf file

Documentary on Amerasians in the Philippines wins film award

GI Babies' in the Philippines

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"Left by The Ship" - Looking For a Father

Documentaries about abandoned Filipino-Amerasians - mostly fathered by American servicemen from the US bases at Clark and Subic until 1992. (2videos + 1 with interview with the instructors) - Look more about "Left by the Ship" on the above link.

IMPORTANT: Look more on the videos and the description of videos about Left by the ship


Forgotten Filipino-American Children

A video is of reuniting with a daughter in the Philippines after 30 years separation.

Remark this is an album in the album "Filipino Amerasian"

IMPORTANT: Look more on each video and description

United Philippine Amerasians - UPA

UPA sincerely believes that the best way to move forward and gain progress in addressing decades of issues of Amerasians is through humility, unity, focus, dedication and by developing peaceful and respectful strategic alliances.
1. To help increase the public’s awareness of Filipino Amerasian issues, challenges, ideals and successes.

2. To support and encourage the development of policies and programs of government and the private sector against discrimination.

3. To develop and strengthen a network of Filipino Amerasian communities and groups in the Philippines and abroad.


United Philippine Amerasians - UPA

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AMERASIANS IN THE PHILIPPINES: The Forgotten Children of the United States of America

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Justice for Filipino Amerasians

We seek to give the tens of thousands of Filipino Amerasians - children of U.S. servicemen once stationed in the Philippines - the opportunity to reunite with their American fathers and their fatherland.

Amerasians in the Philippines

Carlos Bongioanni

Many needy Amerasian children are legacies of U.S. presence in Philippines

The Filipino Amerasians

July 31, 2013 by remit2homeblog

SUBIC BAY NAVAL BASE American Parent Looking for Their Amerasian Child

If you are a Former Serviceman that was stationed at Subic Bay or connecting bases in the area and wish to find your Amerasain Child, you may post a message here!

Look also HERE

Both links: Can be slowly to load, sometimes down, so just try to reload the site

Philippine Children's Fund of America - PCFA

The Philippine Children's Fund for America, is a non-profit organization registered under the state of California and is duly recognized by the United States Federal Government. It is based in San Francisco, CA., with a Philippine office in Clark Field, Angeles City. It collaborates with the help of churches run by the agencies all over the country and supports other NGOs to serve the needs of children left behind by the U.S. military closure. Pearl S. Buck International foundation estimates there are 52,000 Amerasian scattered throughout the Philippines.

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PCFA - Philippine Childrens Fund of America

Just one of PCFA's programs - Clark's Paradise Ranch

Perhaps every kid and every nature-lover's ideal getaway, Paradise Ranch in Clark, Pampanga boasts of a petting zoo, various parks, and swimming pools. It is also DENR's wildlife center for Region 3 where confiscated animals are kept, cared for and rehabilitated before they are released to the wild. People go here for events, parties, and seminars, or for rest and relaxation in any of their villas. General manager Erick Gomez says Paradise Ranch is ran by non-profit organization the Philippine Children's Fund of America.

'Amerasians' in the Philippines fight for recognition

Sunshine Lichauco de Leon, for CNN March 4, 2012

Many Amerasian children were stigmatized for being illegitimate and for being the children of women in prostitution.


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Balitang America: Amerasians

Ging Reyes catches up with the Amerasians, Filipinos born to American Citizen Military. Many of the Amerasians just came recently and are now facing the struggling U.S. economy.


Filipino Amerasians 5 and Up Tulay ng Kulay

Please amend the existing Amerasian Law Public Law 97-359 and include Philippines and Japan! Why not us? Why only them? We are the largest in Asia and not all Amerasians are products of prostitution, we have different stories to tell, so stop discriminating us!


The Half Americans

Amerasians in the Philippines are children left behind by U.S. servicemen, mostly when the Americans left the U.S. Bases in 1992. With recent agreements expanding American presence in the Philippines, the prospect of seeing a new generation of Amerasians has resurfaced. But what has happened to the previous generation of Amerasians? May 27, 2014


America's forgotten children

The Stream - America's forgotten children. Amerasians - mixed-race children fathered by US soldiers -- struggle with discrimination in Asian societies. When US bases closed in 1992 more than 50000 children were left behind.


Amerasian Research Institute Overview

Twenthy years after the beginning of the departure of U.S. air force, naval and Marine bases from the Philippines a new study shows the estimated 50,000+ Amerasians or abandoned or estranged children of U.S. servicemen, federal workers and defense contractors in dire straits according to Dr. P.C. "Pete" Kutschera, PhD, chief academic officer for the National Amerasian Research Institute and visiting professor and research fellow at the College of Social Work, SYSTEMS PLUS COLLEGE FOUNDATION, Angeles City, Pampanga, Luzon, the Philippines.

Amerasian & Orphan Children Olongapo City - Subic Bay Children's Home -

Subic Bay Orphan Children. For many years U.S. Navy ships would pull into Subic Bay near Olongapo City. Young navy servicemen would go into Olongapo City and find themselves a woman for the night. The navy servicemen would leave not knowing that they had fathered an Amerasian child. Many of these Amerasian orphans grew up on the streets of Olongapo City never having parents that cared for them. Subic Bay Children's Home and Subic Bay Baptist Church under the leadership of Missionary Teddy Fulfer need our help. They have taken homeless, abused children off the streets away from the evils of drugs and prostitution to provide food, clothing, and shelter.

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Remark this is an album in the album Orphanages for children & Adoption in the Philippines

Amerasian Research Network, Ltd. Amerasian Research Network, Ltd. (ARN, Ltd.)

a volunteer, provisional, private group based in New York State, U.S.A dedicated to academic research, scholarly inquiry and the widest dissemination of empirical and fact-based information pertaining to Filipino Amerasian

The Pearl S. Buck Foundation

a nonprofit organization that is committed to improving the quality of life and opportunities for children. It also promotes a better understanding of other cultures.

“Our sponsored Amerasian children in the Philippines is much smaller in number than it was when Pearl Buck first began her program there,” says Teri Mandic, a spokesperson of the Pearl S. Buck Foundation in Perkasie, Penn. “Our target populations now comprise of children from very poor families who have been moved into Resettlement Camps and smaller groups of second and third generation Amerasians who may reside alongside these marginalized populations.”

Look ref. in the article Filipino Amerasians’ Lifelong Fight Against Stigma

What youth - millennials more are fighting for - protesting against - Etc.!


The fight for Lumad schools and Education etc. for Indigenous and etc. groups

Police brutality in the Philippines

Facing the threat of red-tagging

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Cordillera students hold protest vs red-tagging at RTF-ELCAC webinar
Sep 18, 2021 Ahikam Pasion
Instead of joining other participants in reciting a 'pledge of loyalty' during the webinar, student activists hold up banners against red-tagging and one participant manages to annotate the Zoom meeting screen with 'Defund ELCAC'
They spent two days listening to what some of them called a "red-tagging spree" of the Cordillera Administrative Region (CAR) Task Force to End Local Communist Armed Conflict (RTF-ELCAC).
Young Filipino leaders urge fellow youth to ‘rise from the margins’ to claim their future
August 12, 2021 Merlina Hernando-Malipot

During the celebration of the United Nations (UN) International Youth Day, youth leaders on Thursday, Aug. 12, urged their fellow youth to make it more “meaningful” by acknowledging situations and barriers that affect young people.

Nothing wrong with students being critical - Gabriela Youth
July 10, 2021 Gabriela Baron
A women’s group aired support for the Miriam College Community after National Task Force to End Local Communist Armed Conflict (NTF-ELCAC) spokesperson for Youth Affairs Celine Pialago claimed that joining rallies was a class requirement.
Youth group finds Palace’s delayed reaction over students’ poor aptitude ‘more alarming’
July 3, 2021 Merlina Hernando-Malipot
A youth group slammed the Malacañang for its “late expression of alarm” over the poor learning results among Filipino learners as reported by the World Bank.
“While this alarm expressed by Malacanang is necessary, it is more alarming for us students that we are only now getting that reaction from the state,” National Union of Students of the Philippines (NUSP) National President Jandeil Roperos said.
Roperos noted that this has been a “systemic problem with multidimensional and multisectoral aspects, and as the World Bank report has said, it has been exacerbated by the pandemic.”
In his press briefing on July 1, Presidential Spokesman Harry Roque said that the World Bank report showing that 80 percent of Filipino students do not know what they are expected to learn based on their academic level is “very disturbing and very alarming.”
Youth group reiterates calls to junk Anti-Terror Law
July 4, 2021 Gabriela Baron

The Youth Advocates for Climate Action Philippines (YACAP) called anew for the junking of the Anti-Terrorism Law a year after it was first imposed.

Youth group calls for Duterte's resignation over 'failed pandemic response'
May 10, 2021 Gabriela Baron

Exactly a year before the national elections, a youth group called on President Rodrigo Duterte to step down due to “failed pandemic response.”

Youth group slams arrest of activists during Labor Day
May 2, 2021 Gabriela Baron
The League of Filipino Students (LFS) slammed the arrest and harassment of over a dozen activists in Zambales and Cebu on Labor Day, May 1.
“Today, 11 members of the League have been arrested in Zambales, and at least 14 in Cebu,” the group said in a statement on Saturday.
On 35th EDSA anniversary, campus journos reiterate call to junk Anti-Terror Law
February 25, 2021 Gabriela Baron

On the 35th anniversary of the EDSA People Power Revolution, the College Editors Guild of the Philippines (CEGP) on Thursday, Feb. 25, reiterated their call to junk Anti-Terror Law.

The Video: Youth groups relive student activism on anniversary of EDSA revolution
Feb 25, 2021 ANC 24/7
Several youth groups gather at the grounds of U.P. Diliman to relive student activism on the anniversary of the EDSA revolution. They say democracy is under threat and history seems to be repeating itself.

On being 'young enough' to lead a movement
Feb 18, 2021 Angela Maree Encomienda

'It is unhelpful to gate-keep volunteerism and activism'
It has been a year since COVID-19 entered the country, and youth-led movements have populated social media and the streets, speaking out against various incapacities and injustices, and mobilizing to uplift the communities most affected.


UP student leaders on activism under Duterte
Januar 19, 2021

Rappler's Rambo Talabong sits down with student leaders from different UP campuses to talk about the implication of the "unilateral termination" of the UP-DND accord.
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Students slam campus militarization as gov't ends 1989 deal with UP
Jan 18, 2021 Sofia Virtudes

UP, often called the bastion of student activism, has been a frequent target of red-tagging by the Duterte administration

The Video: #ICYMI: Condemnation protest against the end of the UP-DND accord
JAN 19, 2021
In case you missed it: Activist groups hold a protest in UP Diliman on Tuesday, January 19, after the Department of National Defense ended the UP-DND accord of 1989. Video courtesy of Altermidya

‘Lahat magdurusa!’ Group warns youth on AFP inclusion in CHEd academic freedom panel
February 9, 2021 Merlina Hernando-Malipot

A youth group on Tuesday, Feb. 9, warned the university students of the Commission on Higher Education (CHEd)’s proposal to include military and police officers in the panel of education experts to define academic freedom.

Youth activists rally on Rizal Day to demand stop to rights violations, police abuses
Tonette Orejas December 30, 2020

Members of the Youth for Nationalism and Democracy (YND) hold a protest rally in Balanga City, Bataan City on Rizal Day to demand respect for human rights and a stop to extrajudicial killings and police abuses.
A small group of youth activists held a silent protest before the monument of national hero Jose Rizal on his 124th death anniversary on Wednesday (Dec. 30) in Balanga City, Bataan province.

Progressive groups red-tagged in poster hung in front of Cebu church
Dec 29, 2020 Lara Batulan

San Narciso Parish's authorities do not know who or what organization is responsible for hanging the poster and agree to take it down
Progressive groups – including the National Union of Students of the Philippines (NUSP), Gabriela, and Anakbayan – were red-tagged in a poster hung at the San Narciso Parish gates in Consolacion town, Cebu, according to an alert from NUSP-Visayas on Sunday, December 27.

Defending democracy: How young Filipino activists fought back in 2020
Dec 26, 2020 Kiko Mendoza

No lockdown could stem the wave of activism this year, as students and young Filipinos acted on their rage – whether to expose sexual harassment in schools, call out red-tagging government officials, or unmask the flaws of distance learning.

The personal is political: Student leaders take their voices to the streets
Nov 30, 2020 Bonz Magsambol

Tired of government inaction, several youth groups take their voices to the streets because they feel 'unheard'
The pandemic did not dampen the resolve of student activists to demand accountability from government over the worsening situation of the education sector.

Ateneo students go on academic strike, slam gov't inaction during disasters, pandemic

Nov 14, 2020 Aika Rey

'The national government must act now or step down from their positions. No comprises,' say the statement of Ateneo students
In a bold move, students from the Ateneo de Manila University – home to the children of some politicians and government officials – pledged to go on academic strike starting Wednesday, November 18, as they called out the government for neglecting Filipinos during the past 3 typhoons that ravaged the country.



PH youth activists call for protection of 'climate protectors'
Sep 26, 2020 ANC 24/7

Filipino youth climate activists are calling for the protection of climate protectors. In 2019, the Philippines was named as the second deadliest country for environmental defenders by London-based environmental watch dog, global witness.

Election lawyers to Comelec: Don't proclaim Duterte Youth's Ducielle Cardema
September 22, 2020 Sofia Tomacruz

They say proclaiming Ducielle Cardema would be 'patently unconstitutional' as Duterte Youth did not complete the requirements to be a registered party
Backed by election lawyers, youth representatives continued their fight to block Duterte Youth from assuming a seat in Congress as they opposed the “forthcoming proclamation” of the embattled group’s representative, Ducielle Marie Cardema.

Remembering Martial Law, youth groups see history repeat itself under Duterte admin
September 21, 2020 Samantha Bagayas

'Duterte is not Marcos, but his wicked crimes remind us of the atrocities we fought against 48 years ago, and the democracy we are fighting for now,' says Agham Youth National

Youth group airs concern over AFP-Dito telecoms pact
September 17, 2020 Raymund Antonio

A youth group is worried about the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) agreement with Dito Telecommunity that allows the China-backed telecommunications company build cell towers inside military bases.

China’s backdoors in PH military camps
Antonio T. Carpio September 17, 2020
Defense Secretary Delfin Lorenzana announced last Sept. 8 that he had finally approved the memorandum of agreement (MOA) between the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) and Dito Telecommunity Corp. (Dito), allowing Dito to “co-locate” its communications equipment in all military camps throughout the country. The communications equipment refers to Dito’s “microwave relay and base transceiver station for mobile communication and tower facilities.” What is wrong with this MOA?

Group opposes new PhilHealth chief
September 2, 2020 Raymund Antonio

A youth group has strongly opposed the appointment of former National Bureau of Investigation (NBI) director Dante Gierran to head the Philippine Health Insurance Corp. (PhilHealth).

Youth group urges Duterte to order 'academic freeze' until January 2021
September 1, 2020 Bonz Magsambol

'All it takes is for Duterte to sign his name once, and millions of students and their parents will be alleviated from the burden of online classes until January,' say John Lazaro of activist youth group SPARK

Youth group joins Australia’s HalfCut movement to save Palawan forests
August 31, 2020

Centre for Sustainability PH is calling on Filipinos to do something fun with half of their hair, and urge others to conserve Philippine forests by donating to Project Protect Palawan on August 31

Revolutionary government calls add fuel to the fire, not VP Leni
August 25, 2020 Raymund Antonio

It’s not Vice President Leni Robredo’s words that add fuel to the fire, but it’s the calls from President Duterte’s supporters for a revolutionary government, a youth group said on Tuesday.

The Video: After laying down recommendations, Duterte tells Robredo not to add fuel to the fire
Aug 25, 2020 ANC 24/7
An irked President Duterte told Vice-President Leni Robredo to stop adding fuel to the fire after she slammed the apparent lack of leadership in the country's pandemic response.


Student council slams short film for ‘antagonizing’ teachers
Aug 09 08 2020
'This is a direct insult to educators.... The efforts and struggles of teachers should never be undermined in any way,' says the UP College of Education Student Council
Our teachers do not deserve this disrespect.”
The University of the Philippines (UP) College of Education Student Council came to the defense of teachers as it denounced a controversial short film depicting a student’s perspective on online classes.
'Not light threats': Groups slam military for tagging Bacolod youth activists as 'terrorists'
Khaela C. Vijar Aug 07 2020

'This is proof of the anti-terror law claiming its first victims, who were neither the terrorists nor imminent threats to the government that the law aimed to quell, but rather mere concerned youngsters,' says the Bacolod Youth Alliance
Youth groups have condemned the military for tagging youth activitists in Negros Island as "terrorists," calling this "proof" of the dangers of the new anti-terror law.

Youth groups slam push for death penalty amid worsening pandemic
Loreta Arroyo Aug 05 2020

'The incompetence of the Duterte administration is already a death penalty in itself,' says a unity statement led by Akbayan Youth
Youth groups and individuals from all over the Philippines denounced the push for the revival of the death penalty, especially as the country is brought to its knees by to the coronavirus pandemic.

Groups, student leaders present ‘state of the youth’ ahead of Duterte’s SONA
Kyle Aristophere Atienza July 26 2020

Through the 'State of the Youth Address,' youth groups call out government for its inaction on issues that affect them
Ahead of President Rodrigo Duterte’s 5th State of the Nation Address (SONA), representatives from various youth organizations came together on Saturday, July 25, to present the “state of the youth” and their stand on various issues

The Video: Police chief tells UP: Don't practice your chartered independence too much
Jul 29, 2020 ABS-CBN News
The head of the Philippine National Police on Wednesday urged the University of the Philippines to refrain from exercising its chartered independence too much after its Diliman campus hosted one of the biggest protests for President Rodrigo Duterte's State of the Nation Address this week.

Aling Marie, Macoy Dubs urge Filipinos to speak up despite threat of anti-terror law
Cinderella Colotario July 27 2020
With President Rodrigo Duterte's State of the Nation Address (SONA) coming up, social media sensations Macoy Dubs and Aling Marie encouraged everyone, especially the “woke boomers” and millennials, to use their platforms to speak up against disinformation and injustices in our country.

Youth groups vow to fight implementation of anti-terror law
Kyle Aristophere Atienza July 04, 2020

'Kakalampagin natin ang Korte Suprema. Lalaban ulit tayo sa Kongreso,' says Katapat, echoing fellow youth groups in the country following the signing of the anti-terror law

Cebu students file with SC 20th case vs. anti-terror law
July 28, 2020 Rey Panaligan
Student leaders from four universities in Cebu City filed with the Supreme Court (SC) on Tuesday, July 28, the 20th petition on the alleged unconstitutionality of the Anti-Terrorism Act (ATA) which the government started implementing last July 18.

UP in the time of Duterte: 'Observe, speak up for the truth'
Jee Y. Geronimo February 09, 2017

But outgoing University of the Philippines president Alfredo Pascual admits the UP community is very divided over one issue: extrajudicial killings.
With all that is happening in the country today, outgoing University of the Philippines (UP) president Alfredo Pascual said the country's premier state university "should not be fettered by political forces" in performing its role in Filipino society.

#MCHSdobetter: Groups condemn sexual misconduct of teachers, call for justice
June 26, 2020

Students and alumni come out in the open, using the tag #MCHSdobetter as they flood social media with their own stories of sexual harassment, assault, and pedophilia.
It started off when a former student of MCHS posted her story on Wednesday, June 24, recounting her experience with a Grade 11 homeroom teacher who made her his confidante. He admitted to her fantasizing about his minor female students.

The Video: DepEd to probe sexual harassment complaints in Miriam College
Jun 28, 2020 ABS-CBN News
The Department of Education vowed Sunday to investigate complaints of harassment made by high school students and alumni of Miriam College against teachers

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Making Space: Braving the anti-terror bill as student-journalists
June 09, 2020

With the youth and students at the forefront of speaking truth to power, how are they dealing with the threat of the pending anti-terror bill?

‘Mas dapat magalit’: Filipino youth face dangerous future with anti-terror bill
Jodesz Gavilan June 12, 2020
The Filipino youth will bear the brunt of the anti-terror bill's long-lasting effects


Youth groups call for academic and press freedom through walkout
Feb 28, 2020

Various youth groups from different universities and colleges call for immediate action on social issues such as academic and press freedom on Friday, February 28.

The irony of National Students' Day
Karl Patrick Wilfred M. Suyat November 19, 2019

Threats and intimidation against progressives continue to exist. The state's guns are still trained on social activists.

Baguio students challenge CHED-backed army 'info campaign' in schools
Lian Buan November 09, 2019

A Commission on Higher Education regional memorandum endorses security forces' Sulat-Kamay information campaign inside universities in the Cordillera Administrative Region.
Student leaders of Baguio City and Benguet filed a petition before the Commission on Higher Education (CHED) regional office to revoke a memorandum that approved a police and army information campaign inside universities.

#HandsOffSkimmers: UP community slams attacks vs students, faculty behind viral cheer routine
October 20, 2019

Student organizations of UP Visayas stand in solidarity with Skimmers as they face threats after a video of their performance tackling national issues goes viral.
Various student organizations from the University of the Philippines Visayas (UPV) condemned the red-tagging and attacks against the people behind a viral performance tackling national issues in a cheering competition on Wednesday, October 16.
Skimmers, an academic organization composed of students from the Division of Humanities, College of Arts and Sciences, performed a cheer routine that criticized the Duterte administration and highlighted issues related to the West Philippine Sea

Harassment against U.P. Visayas Skimmers a 'natural reaction
Pia Ranada October 21, 2019 - with Video
Malacañang has no problem with the harassment and threats lobbed by Duterte supporters against Skimmers, the University of the Philippines Visayas student group behind a viral cheer critical of the government.
Look the Video: Attacks vs UP Visayas students a ‘natural reaction’ from Duterte supporters
Oct 20, 2019

Harassment: The UP community and various groups have condemned harassment, cyberbullying, threats, and red-tagging by rabid Duterte supporters against the students and faculty members behind the cheering routine.
The University of the Philippines Visayas said it values critical thinking and freedom of expression among students and vowed to protect members of the Skimmers in their campus.

About Philippines supports U.P. Visayas Skimmers and ask:
What about these Acts:
REPUBLIC ACT NO. 10627, Anti-Bullying Act of 2013
REPUBLIC ACT 8049 Anti-Hazing Law


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U.P. Vriice out national issues in cheering competition
October 19, 2019

Departing from the usual, the cheer routine performed by the students from the University of the Philippines Visayas focuses on pressing national issues.
Departing from the usual, the cheer tackled national issues. The cheer criticized the Duterte administration and highlighted issues related to the West Philippine Sea and Rice Tariffication law affecting the Filipino workers among others.

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In U.P. Visayas, cheering is a protest
Adrian Jimenea October 20, 2019
The harassment will not intimidate the students of UP Visayas. It will only give them more reason to take center stage again next year and keep fighting the fight.
The students, in the grand tradition of activism in UP, call out social injustices through satirical spiels delivered in Hiligaynon, English, Filipino, and sometimes even bekimon (gay lingo).
In UP Visayas, cheering is protest.

Youth stand up against authoritarian rule on 47th Martial Law anniversary
Jaia Yap September 21, 2019

Young people all over the Philippines amplify calls to uphold national sovereignty, fight for the rights of marginalized sectors such as farmers and the urban poor, and end attacks to government critics

U.P., Mapua student councils want Marcoses declared persona non grata in campuses
Aika Rey september 20, 2019

Senator Imee Marcos is simply ignoring the move.

Student councils of the University of the Philippines (UP) Diliman and Mapua University have adopted a resolution seeking to ban the Marcoses from their school grounds.

Both student councils on Thursday, September 19, moved to declare as persona non grata former first lady Imelda Marcos, Senator Imee Marcos, former senator Bongbong Marcos, and Irene Marcos, over "past and present human and student rights' violations."

Youth groups lead protest marking 47th anniversary of Martial Law
Jaia Yap September 18, 2019

With members of the Marcos family in top government posts and an increasing number of attacks against government critics, youth groups unite to ensure succeeding generations remember the horrors of martial law

LIST: Mobilizations for 2019 Philippine climate strike
Bianca Velasco September 12, 2019

Environmental groups lead the call for climate justice through climate strikes happening around the country

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UP students walk out in protest of military and police intervention
Aug 20, 2019
Students of University of the Philippines Diliman stage a walkout on Tuesday, August 20 to protest against military and police intervention in campuses.

Teachers join students' call to keep police, military away from schools
CNN Philippines Aug 21, 2019
Teachers joining their students in keeping the police and military away from schools. Scholars from the University of the Philippines walked out of their classes yesterday opposing a proposal to increase police presence on campuses.

'What militarization?' AFP defends planned presence in schools
JC Gotinga August 24, 2019
The military says soldiers would be 'engaging' students during information campaigns and lectures, not curtailing their academic freedom

Groups slam PUP's random drug tests among students
August 16, 2019

PUP says that the drug tests are based on an order by the Commission on Higher Education

‘Crumbling democracy’: Groups call for end to attacks against the youth
Dorothy Andrada August 15, 2019

Youth groups highlight the need Filipinos to speak up against injustice, pointing out how the oppression of student rights may later lead to the oppression of citizens

Irene Marcos was invited to Ateneo, and students are up in arms
Janella Paris April 08, 2019 - with Video

Ateneo students are demanding an apology, saying, ‘The role of Ateneo is not to condone the fabrication of lies, but to be a pillar of human rights in a society that celebrates the mockery of the truth’
Irene Marcos Araneta was named in the internationally-controversial Panama Papers, along with her husband, Gregorio Maria Araneta III, her sister Imee Marcos and her nephews Fernando Manotoc, Matthew Joseph Manotoc, and Ferdinand Richard Michael Manotoc

Ateneo official resigns after backlash over Irene Marcos invite
Sofia Tomacruz April 12, 2019
Ateneo de Manila University President Fr Jose Ramon Villarin also issues the university's 'deepest apologies for the hurt this has brought'

Universities should take strong stance against the Marcos dictatorship
Carmel V. Abao and Reycel Hyacenth Bendaña April 14, 2019
An Ateneo professor and a student leader respond to Tony La Viña's piece published in Rappler, saying that his concern about the university's decision on the Irene Marcos controversy is, among others, oversimplistic


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Alecs Ongcal April 06, 2019

Environmental activists and fishermen on Friday, April 5, raised Philippine flags along the beach of Olo-Olo in Lobo, Batangas, to protest the presence of a Chinese-manned vessel near the area.
'Nakakalungkot lang na ang dali lang para sa administrasyon na labagin ang karapatan ng mga nasa minorya, pero hirap kalabanin ang Tsina. Kanino ba nagsisilbi ang gobyerno?' asks Pipay Sevilla of Millennials PH

Recto Bank incident proof that Duterte is a lapdog of China Jun 20, 2019
Dozens of protesters held a rally near the Presidential Palace in Manila on Wednesday to condemn President Rodrigo Duterte's statement last Monday that the sinking of a Filipino fishing boat by a Chinese vessel is just "a little maritime accident."

Otso Diretso supporters raise PH flags to oppose Chinese vessel in Batangas

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IN PHOTOS: Youth groups hold protests to oppose mandatory ROTC
Jene-Anne Pangue March 13, 2019

The death of Willy Amihoy, the 23-year old ROTC cadet and freshman student in Iloilo moved various organizations and groups to call for justice and oppose mandatory ROTC

DepEd supports mandatory ROTC – Briones
Marthy John Lubiano June 13, 2019
‘When the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor through bombing, and then the Philippines was next, the first line of defense were the young ROTC graduates while our military forces were yet to be mobilized,’ says the education secretary

Senate: No time left to pass mandatory ROTC bill despite Malacañang urgency
Camille Elemia June 03, 2019
'There is nothing in the certification which would shorten the debate on any measure,' says Senate Minority Leader Franklin Drilon

Duterte certifies as urgent bill on mandatory ROTC
Pia Ranada June 03, 2019
President Rodrigo Duterte certifies Senate Bill No. 2232 as urgent, saying mandatory ROTC for Grade 11 and 12 students is needed to 'invigorate' the youth's 'sense of nationalism'

Youth groups call out 'orchestrated attack' against Rappler, media
Samantha Bagayas February 14, 2019

Calls to defend press freedom echo in different parts of the country, as various groups hold protest actions

Ateneo Blue Babble Battalion protests EJKs, CHR budget cut in halftime show
September 13, 2017

Many members of the Ateneo academic community condemn the killings through various forms of protests

IMPORTANT P1,000 budget for CHR

Youth leaders ask Duterte: Where's all-out drug war vs rich, powerful?
Rambo Talabong August 21, 2017

'Have you seen drug operations in Forbes? Have you seen war on drugs in Bel-Air?' says a speaker at the rally calling for an end to killings.
Where is the all-out war on drugs against the rich and powerful?

LIST: College students killed in Duterte's drug war
Jodesz Gavilan August 19, 2017

The youngest reported victim of the war on drugs is an infant in Maguindanao

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Youth groups deliver alternative SONA on drug-related killings
Danielle Nakpil July 19, 2017

'It’s time to resist in a time of corruption and extrajudicial killings. There is a need to break the apathy... of the youth,' says rally leader at St Scholastica's College.


2016 Filipinos of the Year:

The Anti-Revisionists
Jan 14, 2017

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Chief Justice Maria Lourdes P. A. Sereno (ADMU, Economics '80) addresses the Class of 2017, Ateneo de Manila Loyola Schools, May 26, 2017.

Ateneo presidents to Duterte admin: Act 'judiciously' on martial law
Camille Elemia May 28, 2017
'We call on everyone to remain vigilant, to hold our officials accountable for their actions, to demand to know and to be told the truth at all times,' say all 5 presidents of Ateneo universities.

CJ Sereno to Ateneans: Make sure past Martial Law horrors not repeated
Lian Buan May 26, 2017
'I urge you to speak out with truth even against the overwhelming tide of popular opinion... When you face threats to the sanctity of human rights or the stability of our democracy, give your all to protect these freedoms,' Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno says.

The Atenean facing martial law
Chief Justice Maria Lourdes Sereno May 26, 2017
'These are times when everything that can be shaken is being shaken, when institutions are being challenged to their very foundations, and basic ideas of decency and human dignity are being violated with great impunity,' Sereno says during commencement exercises at the Ateneo de Manila

Robredo’s liberation and millennials rising
Tony La Viña December 05, 2016

It's an exciting time for the country. Hopefully, we will now have a robust opposition to the Duterte government when it does bad things like killing the poor or protecting corrupt police officials implicated in illegal drugs.
The rising up of the millennials and the liberation of Leni Robredo is not coincidental.

Robredo urges millennials to fight misinformation
Patty Pasion January 26, 2017

'We can never base our judgments and our prejudices on information that are not true,' says Vice President Leni Robredo

Youth group to Ombudsman: Dismiss Mocha Uson over fake news
Lian Buan April 02, 2018 - with Video

The complainants say Uson's propensity for fake news makes her guilty of grave misconduct, serious dishonesty, and conduct prejudicial to the best interest of the service.

Youth leaders harassed online after seeking Mocha Uson’s dismissal
Mara Cepeda April 07, 2018
Akbayan Youth shares screenshots of some of the hate comments, which are calling for the student leaders to get raped or killed

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Sack Mocha for spreading fake news, youth leaders ask Ombudsman
Apr 1, 2018
Youth and student leaders filed on Monday an administrative complaint against Presidential Communications Assistant Secretary Esther Margaux “Mocha” Uson for allegedly using her position to proliferate “fake news” and silence the critics of the government.


Youth group seeks penalty for 'fake news king' Aguirre
July 05, 2017

A GROUP composed of youths, student leaders, netizens and other concerned citizens filed Wednesday, July 5, before the Office of the Ombudsman an administrative complaint for breach of the code of ethical conduct against Justice Secretary Vitaliano Aguirre II.

Aguirre, inireklamo ng 'millennials' sa pagpapakalat ng fake news
Naghain ng ethics complaint sa Ombudsman ang isang grupo ng kabataan laban kay Justice Secretary Vitaliano Aguirre na binansagan nilang 'hari ng pekeng balita'. Tumanggi naman munang magkomento si Aguirre habang hindi pa niya nababasa ang buong reklamo.

Never Again - and - 45th anniversary of Martial Law


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Why should young Filipinos in the diaspora care about Martial Law?
Anna Cabe February 24, 2019

We need to remember why Filipinos both in the Philippines and abroad rallied against a dictator

How millennials protested on Sept 21 – from streets to social media
September 22, 2017

Hashtags #NeverAgain, #ManlabanTayo, #DayofProtest, and #LunetaRally trend the whole day of September 21



SAMASA Selfies
Apr 17, 2016 by/Malu Maniquis
Millennials take a stand against Marcos Jr together with SAMASA Party Alliance

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Marcos, martial law in the eyes of a Grade 11 student
Aug 26, 2016

Grade 11 student Andrea San Andres shares what she knows about the regime of dictator Ferdinand Marcos during the distribution of the “Marcos Martial Law: Never Again” books at Quezon City High School.

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Ferdinand Emmanuel Edralin Marcos, Sr. - President, Dictator, Martial Law, Burial, Etc.


Help youth understand why 'never again' to martial law
September 20, 2015
43 years after the declaration of martial law, Malacañang hopes the youth will understand why the period should never happen again!

'Please do not underestimate the youth'
Paige Occeñola November 22, 2016

Students of St Scholastica's College get criticized for joining the outcry against the Marcos burial, but they assert that they must continue fighting for what they believe in.

Millennials lead November 30 anti-Marcos burial rally in EDSA
November 30, 2016
Carrying 'signs of the times,' millennials bring protest signposts bearing witty slogans.
Carrying protest signposts reflecting catchphrases and lingo of their generation, millennials dominate the anti-Marcos burial rally held on Wednesday, November 30.

in the album Anti-Marcos Rallies - November 30, 2016

Ex-senator Wigberto Tañada salutes the youth protesting Marcos burial at Libingan
Nov 30, 2016
Bantayog ng mga Bayani Foundation chairperson Wigberto Tañada hopes the youth will recognize the efforts of the 19 individuals newly recognized as Martial Law victims to fight the Marcos dictatorship.
Diokno: Next anti-Marcos campaign is to educate the youth
Nov 30, 2016
Resigned National Historical Commission of the Philippines chairperson Maria Serena Diokno said the next step beyond the rallies is to continue educating the youth about Martial Law. Other historians and educators agree with her proposal. Historian Xiao Chua said an interesting way to teach this part of history is to let the victims speak in class.
Thank you, millennials
Sylvia Estrada Claudio November 21, 2016

I emerged back into a politics made hopeful by millennials fighting a dictatorship they did not directly experience. They make activism fun again.


Marawi students reject war, extremism - subtitles in English
Stakeholders in the future of Mindanao speak their minds on the war and extremism
Students at the main campus of Mindanao State University in Marawi City led the celebration of the Mindanao Peace Week.
Mustapha Sultan, chairman of Inspired Young Optimists Guild, said they don't want war and extremism.
Rappler Carmela Fonbuena filed this video blog.
Campus Journalism - Etc.

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Briones underscores importance of campus journalism in 2021 NSPC
August 11, 2021 Merlina Hernando-Malipot

Education Secretary Leonor Briones highlighted the importance of campus journalism during the first-ever virtual National Schools Press Conference (NSPC).
Journalism has always been a very important aspect, part of our society and we are all interested in what the journalists say about us, including myself of course, Briones said in her keynote speech during the opening program on Aug. 11.

My 'campus' journalism experience
Jul 25, 2021 Jamilah Angco

'Writing news stories for the university amid a pandemic was both an honor and a challenge'
New School features opinion pieces by young writers, highlighting youth issues and perspectives.

International Fact-Checking Network nominated for Nobel Peace Prize
Jan 22, 2021

While not a shortlisting for the award, IFCN Director Baybars Örsek says they see the nomination as 'an important validation of the work of fact-checkers worldwide'

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Republic Act 7079, Campus Journalism Act of 1991

Does the Campus Journalism Act protect press freedom?
Sofia Tomacruz January 31, 2018
Press freedom advocates argue that the Republic Act 7079, Campus Journalism Act (CJA) has, in itself, flaws that compromise press freedom.
The Campus Journalism Act approved by the late former president Corazon Aquino on July 5, 1991 was enacted in recognition of the vital role the campus press played during Martial Law.

Duterte signs law making July 25 'National Campus Press Freedom Day'
Pia Ranada September 10, 2019
President Rodrigo Duterte signs the law as his government fends off accusations of intimidating student publications outspoken about recent killings

On World Press Freedom Day, student journos condemn attacks vs press
May 3, 2021 Gabriela Baron

On World Press Freedom Day, student journalists condemned the attacks against the press and trumped-up charges against media workers.

CAMAF 2021 highlights role of campus journalists in preserving press freedom
Apr 26, 2021

The National, National University's official campus publication, has officially concluded its first-ever search for outstanding campus journalists through the Camilo Osias Arts Festival (CAMAF) last April 12, 2021.

Elago renews push for campus press freedom bill
Mar 20, 2021 Pauline Macaraeg

'Hindi exempted 'yung mga campus journos sa pagdanas ng iba’t-ibang mga banta dahil sa mga content na kanilang inilalathala,’ says Kabataan Representative Sarah Elago
Kabataan Representative Sarah Elago has renewed her push for House Bill No. 319 or the Campus Press Freedom bill, as campus journalists, whom she described as "vanguards of academic freedom," continue to experience threats and harassment in the pursuit of their job.

With anti-terror law, red-tagged campus press struggle to report during pandemic
Apr 2, 2021 Jezreel Ines, Angel Turiano
Despite these threats and limitations, affected campus publications try to continue operations and remain true to their mandate

On 35th EDSA anniversary, campus journos reiterate call to junk Anti-Terror Law
February 25, 2021 Gabriela Baron

On the 35th anniversary of the EDSA People Power Revolution, the College Editors Guild of the Philippines (CEGP) on Thursday, Feb. 25, reiterated their call to junk Anti-Terror Law.

The Video: Youth groups relive student activism on anniversary of EDSA revolution
Feb 25, 2021 ANC 24/7
Several youth groups gather at the grounds of U.P. Diliman to relive student activism on the anniversary of the EDSA revolution. They say democracy is under threat and history seems to be repeating itself.

Campus journalists say coverage 'paralyzed' by pandemic
Sep 26, 2020 John Sitchon

Many campus publications have been striving to increase their presence beyond campus walls
Similar to the limitations the novel coronavirus forced on traditional news media, campus publications are also facing their own difficulties trying to report on their campuses and communities.

ABS-CBN news chief: ‘The war vs truth is at its fiercest’
Camille Elemia August 03 2020
‘When politicians try to tell you how to do your job, you do not back down,’ ABS-CBN’s Ging Reyes tells University of the Philippines graduates
“The war against truth is at its fiercest.”
ABS-CBN Integrated News and Current Affairs chief Ging Reyes said this on Sunday, August 2, as she spoke to graduates of the University of the Philippines (UP) College of Mass Communication in a virtual ceremony.
Herself a UP graduate, Reyes said journalists have “the constitutional right to seek truth and report any matter of public interest without censorship or punishment.”
Ang oppressed press sa mga campus ng Pilipinas
Xander Lauren Cipriano July 30 2020

'Kung kayang patahimikin ng estado ang mga malalaking pahayagan, paano pa kaya ang mga pahayagang pampaaralan?'
Noong Agosto 28, 2019, pinirmahan ni Pangulong Rodrigo Duterte ang Republic Act No. 11440 o ang “National Campus Press Freedom Day Act” na ipagdiriwang tuwing Hulyo 25. Bagama’t isinasaad nito ang pagsulong at pagprotekta sa kalayaan ng pamamahayag ng mga campus publications sa Pilipinas, kapansin-pansin na kabaligtaran ng nakasaad sa batas ang kasalukuyang nangyayari sa bansa.

Almost 1,000 violations against campus press freedom since 2010
Loreta Arroyo July 25 2020

CEGP warns that the distance learning setup would pave the way for more violations and attacks against campus press freedom
The College Editors Guild of the Philippines (CEGP) filed a complaint before the Commission on Human Rights (CHR) on Thursday, July 24, citing almost 1,000 violations against campus press freedom since 2010.

Campus press also under attack, says Cebu student activist
John Sitchon July 30 2020
'We see that whatever is happening in the University is also happening in the nation or outside because universities are microcosms of the nation,' says YANAT's Hannah Cartagena
Press freedom is also under attack in college campuses under the administration of President Rodrigo Duterte, according to youth activists.

Protect campus journalism, CHR urges people on National Campus Press Freedom Day
July 25, 2020 Czarina Nicole Ong Ki
The Commission on Human Rights (CHR) has urged the people to protect campus journalism and listen to the voice of the youth in light of the observance of National Campus Press Freedom Day Saturday

Bacolod youth, campus journalists show solidarity with ABS-CBN
Marchel P. Espina July 12, 2020

'Today, we grieve. But tomorrow, we make sure that truth and democracy shall continue to live,' the young rallyists say

'We will not be silenced': Campus press denounce signing of anti-terror law
July 04, 2020

Despite the threats that the new law poses to free speech, campus publications pledged they will not cower in fear but continue to stand firm in upholding their rights

'Another blow to press freedom’: Student groups condemn cyber libel conviction
June 15, 2020

Various groups say the guilty verdict depicts a clear message to silence institutions that report on the truth about the government
Several groups and campus publications decried the guilty verdict on Rappler CEO and Executive Editor Maria Ressa and former Rappler researcher-writer Reynaldo Santos over cyber libel charges in a decision handed down Monday, June 15.

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Making Space: Braving the anti-terror bill as student-journalists
June 09, 2020

With the youth and students at the forefront of speaking truth to power, how are they dealing with the threat of the pending anti-terror bill?

After ABS-CBN’s shutdown, campus publications refuse to be silent
Samantha Bagayas May 08, 2020

Campus publications stand with ABS-CBN and band together with fellow journalists to make their voices heard

Campus journalists, now is the time to speak up
John Paul Punzalan May 08, 2020
'Campus journalism goes beyond medals and certificates.... With or without press conference season, student writers should always speak up.'

A message to campus journalists: Your voice matters more than ever
Samantha Bagayas April 03, 2020

We need more storytellers to shine a light on issues that matter, especially now when scared and confused people are more susceptible to misleading posts and false information

UE campus journalist 'forced' to apologize after criticizing Duterte gov't online
Samantha Bagayas April 07, 2020 - with Video

A campus journalist from the University of the East (UE) was allegedly forced to issue a public apology on Sunday, April 5, after he wrote a Facebook post criticizing the government's efforts in handling the coronavirus pandemic in the country.
The apology stems from an online discussion between Joshua Molo and his former teachers in Nueva Ecija about how the Duterte administration is handling the coronavirus outbreak


What problems do student journalists face when press freedom is under attack?
February 29, 2020
Around 30 campus publications from Metro Manila and surrounding provinces unpack these challenges and think of solutions to help empower young journalists in a huddle led by MovePH
Campus journalists heed the call in the battle for truth
Mar 25, 2020
Despite challenging circumstances, campus journalists fight back as they call for autonomy and protection of press freedom. They share how they continue to brave through amid the threats faced by campus publications.
What the Ampatuan Massacre verdict means to a campus journalist
Diwa Donato December 24, 2019

The fight of professional journalism will always be the fight of campus journalism. We celebrate the Ampatuan Massacre verdict, hope for the extent of justice, and continue to address the struggles of press freedom.

#HandsOffKule: UP student groups hit attempted ‘surveillance’ of Philippine Collegian
November 18, 2019

The Union of Journalists of the Philippines-UP slams the 'blatant intimidation' against student publications

College editors’ alliance slams red-tagging of campus pub in Eastern Visayas
August 21, 2019

The College Editors Guild of the Philippines calls on all publications to remain vigilant and continue to 'persistently uncover the true state of our society'

CEGP urges CHED: 'Act on complaints vs campus press freedom violations'
July 24, 2019

'The vanguards of light and truth in various campuses are being the next targets of control by the government and school administrations,' says College Editors Guild of the Philippines national president Daryl Angelo Baybado

Police take down post red-tagging youth journalist
June 06, 2020

But Youth Act Now Against Tyranny Baguio says the takedown is 'too late'
The cops originally posted on their official Facebook page a screenshot of a video clip from Youtube warning the public of the recruitment practices of the communist armed rebel group New People's Army. This post included the name of Khim Abalos as a recruiter of leftist groups.


Campus journalism
Feb 2, 2019

Ang National Schools Press Conference ay ang pinakamataas na uri ng kompetisyon sa journalism sa pampubliko at pribadong elementarya at high schools batay na rin sa Republic Act 7079 o mas kilala bilang Campus Journalism Act Of 1991. Anong mga klaseng kompetisyon ang pinaglalabanan sa NSPC? Paano ng proseso nito? At gaano ito kaapektibong aktibidad sa mga estudyanteng nais maging journalist?

Meet the Millennials with Samuel Burke as he talks to campus journalists
Oct 6, 2018

CNN business and tech correspondent Samuel Burke as he talks to campus journalists about the power of social media, and the pressing issues millennials face today.


Meet the Filipino Columbia University student who won a Pulitzer
April 27, 2018

23-year-old Mariel Padilla talks to MovePH's Raisa Serafica about her Pulitzer award and the importance of local reporting.

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USC students pledge to fight disinformation, defend press freedom
Nile Villa August 31, 2018

Attendees of the #MoveCebu: Social good in the digital age workshop pledge to hold the line

Is Philippine Collegian facing a press freedom issue?
Frances Roberto May 12, 2018

'The UPD administration needs to be level-headed enough to study the rules and interpret them based on the normative standards of journalism, especially when it comes to editorial independence,' says professor Danilo Arao.


Philippine Collegian campus journos barred from taking editorial exams
May 05, 2018
The Board of Judges cites the candidates’ failure to meet residency requirements as basis for disqualification from taking the editorial exams. UP Chancellor Michael Tan upholds the decision.
Two campus journalists of the Philippine Collegian, University of the Philippines Diliman’s official student publication, were disqualified from the selection of the publication’s next editor-in-chief.

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Campus journalists on why press freedom matters
May 2, 2018

In this video for World Press Freedom Day 2018, campus journalists from different universities in Metro Manila share with Rappler their thoughts on the importance of campus journalism and press freedom

Jessica Soho and Mike Enriquez on why journalism matters

GMA 7's veteran broadcast journalists talk about journalism, the changing media landscape, and the challenges

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#WalkOutPH trends on Twitter as millennials fight for press freedom, human rights
Raisa Serafica February 23, 2018

Martial Law survivor Boni Ilagan also talked to students from the College of Mass Communication and advised them to 'create their own First Quarter Storm'

The different faces of press freedom violations vs campus journalists
Raisa Serafica February 23, 2018

Based on records of the College Editors Guild of the Philippines, at least 200 of the 800 cases of campus press freedom violations are related to the withholding of funds, the lifeblood of student-run publications.

Campus journos 'disappointed' over DepEd's termination of partnership with Rappler
February 07, 2018

The termination occurs two weeks before the conduct of the National Schools Press Conference in Dumaguete City which Rappler will be covering. Rappler will also be spearheading the Online Publishing Demonstration Contest.

DepEd terminates partnership with Rappler, sacrifices ideals of campus journalism
February 07, 2018 - with Videos

The cancellation of the partnership comes about two weeks before we begin an online publishing contest organized by the NSPC and customized for the DepEd by Rappler.

on Wednesday, without stating any reason, Education Secretary Leonor Briones gave us letters terminating two agreements: our partnership with them for disaster preparedness and the National Schools Press Conference (NSPC).

By ending Rappler-DepEd partnership, the only losers are the kids
Jane Bracher February 10, 2018

Think of some of the dream-come-true stories you've heard or witnessed, or your own story. What did they have in common? Opportunity.

Over 150 school publication advisers join webinar on online publishing
Bong Santisteban January 21, 2018
The free webinar tackles topics on effective storytelling techniques and responsible use of social media.

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Young Filipino Catholics search for 'supportive' Church
Robin Gomes 22 July 2019

More than 5,000 Catholics concluded the Philippine Conference on New Evangelization (PCNE) on Sunday in the capital, Manila, recognizing the need to accompany young people in their search for role models.


Discernment Do's and Don'ts: book to help young people find their vocation
ROME REPORTS in English May 25, 2019

Youths continue to join New People's Army, NPA
Nov 29, 2016

A few dozen New People's Army guerrillas in their 20s and 30s are now part of a new generation of Maoist fighters driven by crushing poverty, despair, government misrule and the abysmal inequality that has long plagued the Philippines.

"The South China Sea Dispute: Philippine Sovereign Rights and Jurisdiction in the West Philippine Sea"
Antonio T. Carpio

This eBook is dedicated to the Filipino youth who will carry on the inter-generational struggle to defend and protect Philippine maritime entitlements in the West Philippine Sea.


What is anorexia nervosa?
Sep 12, 2016

Anorexia is one of the well-known eating disorders that victimizes mostly women. What are the ways to overcome this disorder? Find out in this video

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