Emmeline Aglipay-Villar
Emmeline Aglipay-Villar
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Adapting abled society
by Emmeline Aglipay-Villar - November 30, 2021 - 12:00am
The first Paralympic games were held in 1960, in Rome, Italy, although they had been occurring since 1948 under another name.
What will not wait
by Emmeline Aglipay-Villar - November 23, 2021 - 12:00am
This Wednesday, Nov. 25, is International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women.
Telling our stories
by Emmeline Aglipay-Villar - November 16, 2021 - 12:00am
The lengthy history of books in the Philippines may come as a surprise to some. Literacy in our archipelago preceded the arrival of the Spanish and many communities possessed their own languages and systems of ...
Advocating for children
by Emmeline Aglipay-Villar - November 9, 2021 - 12:00am
Even if we have known our children for all their lives, there is always some part of them that remains a mystery, out of reach and unfathomable and vice versa.
Facing fear
by Emmeline Aglipay-Villar - November 2, 2021 - 12:00am
Of all the widely celebrated seasonal festivities, none have been so thoroughly subverted by the pandemic than Halloween.
Close at hand
by Emmeline Aglipay-Villar - October 26, 2021 - 12:00am
The month of October is Local Government Month in the Philippines, in honor of the signing of the Local Government Code on Oct. 10, 1991.
Mighty proud
by Emmeline Aglipay-Villar - October 19, 2021 - 12:00am
It was my first time to use the entire stretch of the Skyway Stage 3 about a month ago.
Solitude, solicitation, survival
by Emmeline Aglipay-Villar - October 12, 2021 - 12:00am
One of the most well-worn sayings in the modern world is that “no man is an island.” While we are each born with different talents and affinities, possess different skills and resources, no human can...
More than praise
by Emmeline Aglipay-Villar - October 5, 2021 - 12:00am
It’s not at all difficult to find words of praise for teachers. As a vocation, teaching has been among the most highly regarded since ancient times.
Mature matrimony
by Emmeline Aglipay-Villar - September 28, 2021 - 12:00am
Earlier this month, the House of Representatives approved on third and final reading House Bill 9943 or An Act Prohibiting the Practice of Child Marriage.
Irreplaceable and irreducible
by Emmeline Aglipay-Villar - September 21, 2021 - 12:00am
One of the many indirect dangers brought about by the pandemic is becoming desensitized to the scale of the death that surrounds us.
Franchising yourself
by Emmeline Aglipay-Villar - September 14, 2021 - 12:00am
The pandemic has forced unwanted compromises on many of us, in the name of public health and personal safety. In many cases, this wasn’t because those matters we put off were any less important just less urgent...
Literacy and open paths
by Emmeline Aglipay-Villar - September 7, 2021 - 12:00am
In a time when the written word is everywhere social media, shop fronts, health protocol reminders it’s easy for many adults to take literacy for granted.
The core of heroism
by Emmeline Aglipay-Villar - August 31, 2021 - 12:00am
It says something about human society that one of the common questions that is asked about any story is who the hero is.
Humanitarian needs
by Emmeline Aglipay-Villar - August 24, 2021 - 12:00am
Last Thursday, Aug. 19, was World Humanitarian Day. It was designated in the memory of the victims of a 2003 bomb attack in Iraq, which killed 22 people, including the chief humanitarian in Iraq, Sergio Vieira de...
Olympic spirit
by Emmeline Aglipay-Villar - August 17, 2021 - 12:00am
Coming from what is, without a doubt, our nation’s best ever performance at the Olympics, it is easy to lose ourselves in feelings of pride and gratitude.
A safer world
by Emmeline Aglipay-Villar - August 10, 2021 - 12:00am
This pandemic has been incredibly difficult for adults now imagine how much harder it has been on the children.
Breastfeeding – a shared responsibility
by Emmeline Aglipay-Villar - August 3, 2021 - 12:00am
August is National Breastfeeding Awareness Month here in the Philippines, and the first week is celebrated worldwide as World Breastfeeding Week, and yet again both events are to be held under the shadow of COV...
Better nets
by Emmeline Aglipay-Villar - July 27, 2021 - 12:00am
In this year’s Trafficking in Persons Report from the State Department of the US, our country has maintained the highest possible ranking at Tier 1, for the sixth consecutive year all in spite of the ongoing...
Not apart
by Emmeline Aglipay-Villar - July 20, 2021 - 12:00am
"No one is born hating another person because of the color of his skin, or his background, or his religion. People must learn to hate, and if they can learn to hate, they can be taught to love, for love comes more...
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