Emmeline Aglipay-Villar
Emmeline Aglipay-Villar
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Choosing love
by Emmeline Aglipay-Villar - June 28, 2022 - 12:00am
Love comes naturally to humans, or at least the form of it expressed as attachment does.
Large as a nation
by Emmeline Aglipay-Villar - June 21, 2022 - 12:00am
“We need scarcely say that we do not mean nationality, in the vulgar sense of the term; a senseless antipathy to foreigners; indifference to the general welfare of the human race, or an unjust preference of...
Choose to end injustice
by Emmeline Aglipay-Villar - June 14, 2022 - 12:00am
Last week, I discussed the decision of the Supreme Court in the case of Ordoña vs. The Local Civil Registrar of Pasig City (G.R. No. 215370. Nov. 9, 2021).
Choose to end injustice
by Emmeline Aglipay-Villar - June 7, 2022 - 12:00am
Even if our Constitution enshrines the equality between men and women, it is an unfortunate fact that systems that perpetuate prejudice and inequality remain entrenched in our institutions and our laws.
Conquering your Everest
by Emmeline Aglipay-Villar - May 31, 2022 - 12:00am
Last May 29 was the anniversary of the first recorded successful attempt to scale the world’s tallest mountain, Mount Everest.
Dialogue and difference
by Emmeline Aglipay-Villar - May 24, 2022 - 12:00am
The reason why all tyrannies eventually fall is because the world a tyrant wants to live in is fundamentally different from the world that exists.
No lesser women
by Emmeline Aglipay-Villar - May 17, 2022 - 12:00am
May is the month that we write about mothers, and while it may have been overshadowed by the national elections here and while Mother’s Day this year has come and gone it is still important to have these regular...
World Lupus Day
by Emmeline Aglipay-Villar - May 10, 2022 - 12:00am
There are watershed moments that occur in your life that change everything moving forward, moments where there is a clear “before” and “after.”
by Emmeline Aglipay-Villar - May 3, 2022 - 12:00am
In less than a week, on May 9, the Philippines will hold its next national and local elections.
Filipino food
by Emmeline Aglipay-Villar - April 26, 2022 - 12:00am
They say that “familiarity breeds contempt”, and in many cases that is indeed true. As far as human experience though, the saying doesn’t seem to apply when it comes to food.
Read and grow
by Emmeline Aglipay-Villar - April 19, 2022 - 12:00am
There are a great many things in life that only reveal their true strangeness when we really stop to think about them.
by Emmeline Aglipay-Villar - April 12, 2022 - 12:00am
The fact that we celebrate “Araw ng Kagitingan” or our “Day of Valor” on the day that Bataan fell says a lot about what we think “Kagitingan” means.
Art and artists
by Emmeline Aglipay-Villar - April 5, 2022 - 12:00am
For as long as humans have made art, it’s likely that its relevance in our lives has been debated.
Let them play
by Emmeline Aglipay-Villar - March 29, 2022 - 12:00am
The recent FIFA World Cup qualifying win for Philippine Women’s National Football Teamis just the latest in a line of moments showcasing the abilities and potential of our women athletes.
A society of care
by Emmeline Aglipay-Villar - March 22, 2022 - 12:00am
Renowned feminist Gloria Steinem once called empathy the most revolutionary emotion. When we look out and see a world riven by inequality and division, to the point of widespread discrimination, exploitation and...
No just aggression
by Emmeline Aglipay-Villar - March 15, 2022 - 12:00am
One would think, one would hope, that after the COVID-19 pandemic brought about so much death and suffering over 6 million recorded deaths worldwide as of this month that the powers that be would have had their fill...
Returning priorities
by Emmeline Aglipay-Villar - March 8, 2022 - 12:00am
As nations around the world, including our own, contemplate a restructuring of COVID-19 protections in view of lower COVID case counts, it’s important to remember two things.
Working for women’s work
by Emmeline Aglipay-Villar - March 1, 2022 - 12:00am
One of the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic is that, metaphorically speaking, the world has moved backwards in time at least in so far as the prospects for women’s equality are concerned.
Caution, logic and rigor
by Emmeline Aglipay-Villar - February 22, 2022 - 12:00am
For most of us, there are steps we take to keep our families and possessions safe that we consider a matter of course.
Protecting the children
by Emmeline Aglipay-Villar - February 15, 2022 - 12:00am
The urge to protect children is almost universal in human beings. Part of that is sure to be instinctual, a hereditary urge to ensure the continuation of our species.
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