How to protect a child from her parents
What are the options of a minor child who needs to be saved from the cruelty of her own parents? Can a family member or a concerned citizen put an end to this abuse? Read more
Help for a voyeurism victim
Because the State values the dignity and privacy of every person, a woman is free to do whatever she wants in the privacy of her own room. Anyone who disrespects this privacy violates her basic human right to preserve her honor, dignity and integrity. Read more
What are the rights of a man against an ex-paramour who can't move on?
A scorned woman is causing trouble to her ex-paramour and his family. What are the remedies available for keeping the peace? Read more
Can a mistress file a case against the legal wife?
A reader asks if her husband's mistress can file a case against her if her colleagues find out about her illicit affair. Read more
Women helping women
Local social entrepreneurs and a fair-trade NGO are helping underprivileged Filipinas get a fair shake at a better life. Read more
What women really want
One Washington-based NGO thinks it's time to celebrate with a gift many of the world's women desperately want and need: reproductive health. Read more
Does a jilted woman have legal remedies?
What happens when a man who has promised marriage to a woman breaks his word? Can the jilted woman seek legal recourse? Read more
On custody of minor children
Article 213 of the Family Code provides, "No child under seven years of age shall be separated from the mother, unless the court finds compelling reasons to do otherwise. Read more
Can employees demand Christmas bonus from their employers?
Generally speaking, Christmas bonuses are not a demandable and enforceable employer obligation because it is not mandated by law. There is, however, an exception to this general rule. Read more
Can email and FB posts be used as evidence?
The Internet and social networking have changed the way information is shared, gathered and kept. A reader asks, "Can Facebook posts and Yahoo! e-mails be offered in court as evidence to prove my husband's infidelity?" Read more
How to stop ex-husband's harassment
There are legal recourses that abused women can take, not only to protect her life and her interests, but also to ensure that such abusive acts do not go unpunished. Read more
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