Emmeline Aglipay-Villar
Emmeline Aglipay-Villar
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Of rules and rulers
by Emmeline Aglipay-Villar - January 19, 2021 - 12:00am
The chaotic events that occurred last Jan. 6 in the very seat of power of the United States of America were horrifying to behold.
Lights in the dark
by Emmeline Aglipay-Villar - January 12, 2021 - 12:00am
Almost half a year ago, I wrote about our immunity obligation in this column.
Starting lines
by Emmeline Aglipay-Villar - January 5, 2021 - 12:00am
In the pantheon of hated antagonists throughout human history, the year 2020 has reserved a special place for itself.
Beyond tolerance
by Emmeline Aglipay-Villar - December 29, 2020 - 12:00am
Last month, the United Nations celebrated International Day of Tolerance.
Joy remains
by Emmeline Aglipay-Villar - December 22, 2020 - 12:00am
For most Filipinos, Christmas is our favorite time of the year. We have become well known around the world for the love we have for the celebrations which surround the birth of Christ, and how early we begin the...
Beyond Palermo
by Emmeline Aglipay-Villar - December 15, 2020 - 12:00am
While the United Nations has set the World Day Against Trafficking in July of every year, the Philippines also holds a similar event every Dec. 12, to commemorate the passage of the Palermo Protocols.
Rights are recognition
by Emmeline Aglipay-Villar - December 8, 2020 - 12:00am
The existence of human rights should be uncontroversial.
Environment of violence
by Emmeline Aglipay-Villar - December 1, 2020 - 12:00am
Do you think you live in a violent world? When you think of the word “violence,” what pops into your head?
What the future demands
by Emmeline Aglipay-Villar - November 24, 2020 - 12:00am
“In the little world in which children have their existence, whosoever brings them up, there is nothing so finely perceived and so finely felt as injustice.” – Charles Dickens, Great Expectati...
Equality and identity
by Emmeline Aglipay-Villar - November 17, 2020 - 12:00am
It never ceases to amaze me how a word such as “equality” can trigger such virulent resistance.
Memory remains
by Emmeline Aglipay-Villar - November 10, 2020 - 12:00am
To be alive is to face death, and to be human is to contend with what that means, for us and for those who have passed on.
A necessary contradiction
by Emmeline Aglipay-Villar - November 3, 2020 - 12:00am
Last Oct. 24, the United Nations commemorated the 75th anniversary of the day the UN Charter entered into force.
Changing tracks, healing minds
by Emmeline Aglipay-Villar - October 27, 2020 - 12:00am
I don’t think it’s an exaggeration to say that, as a society, we are more aware of our physical health now than ever before.
On their behalf
by Emmeline Aglipay-Villar - October 20, 2020 - 12:00am
Last week, I briefly discussed the development of our adversarial system of government and the way that its emphasis on confrontation, while usually protective of our rights as citizens, can prove harmful to victims...
Tailored justice
by Emmeline Aglipay-Villar - October 13, 2020 - 12:00am
How do we respond to injustice?
Making yourself count
by Emmeline Aglipay-Villar - October 6, 2020 - 12:00am
Democracy isn’t easy. It isn’t meant to be whether for leaders or for citizens because democracy is a form of government built on consensus and compromise, and most people will tell you that these are...
Thank you, RBG
by Emmeline Aglipay-Villar - September 29, 2020 - 12:00am
On Sept. 18, United States Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg died, and around the world, those who knew her words and achievements felt her loss keenly.
Guardians of the gates
by Emmeline Aglipay-Villar - September 22, 2020 - 12:00am
Is an anonymous text sufficient basis to provide probable cause to conduct an intrusive search? This is the issue the Supreme Court put to rest in the recent case of People of the Philippines v. Jerry Sapla y Guerrero...
Your invisible shield
by Emmeline Aglipay-Villar - September 15, 2020 - 12:00am
From the moment you wake up and throughout the day, you are clothed in an invisible barrier woven by the law.
Raising the age of sexual consent
by Emmeline Aglipay-Villar - September 8, 2020 - 12:00am
I believe in the power and potential of the youth.
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