Being Leaders on the Revolutionary Road Towards Women’s Liberation: International Working Women’s Day Statement from the National Alliance of Philippine Women in Canada (NAPWC)

Being Leaders on the Revolutionary Road Towards Women’s Liberation: International Working Women’s Day Statement from the National Alliance of Philippine Women in Canada (NAPWC)

For years, the National Alliance of Philippine Women in Canada (NAPWC) along with their sister organizations, have been campaigning against Canada’s Caregiver Program, also known under its previous guises of the Live-in Caregiver Program and the Foreign Domestic Movement. 

Representative Leni Robredo Urges for More Women's Political Empowerment in the Philippines

Representative Leni Robredo Urges for More Women's Political Empowerment in the Philippines

Representative Leni Robredo calls for the next president of the Philippines to appoint more women in the Cabinet and other key government positions. 

California Chief Justice Tani Cantil-Sakauye (U.S. FWN100™ '07) A Worthy Candidate for U.S. Supreme Court Justice

California Chief Justice Tani Cantil-Sakauye (U.S. FWN100™ '07) A Worthy Candidate for U.S. Supreme Court Justice

As a moderate with a solid track record on anti-domestic violence, California Supreme Court Chief Justice Tani Cantil-Sakauye (U.S. FWN100™ '07) may be the ideal candidate to combat a deadlocked, eight member United States Supreme Court. Essay by Terry Friedman.

Op Ed: Why Not a Filipina American to the U.S. Supreme Court? Chief Justice Cantil-Sakauye

Op Ed: Why Not a Filipina American to the U.S. Supreme Court? Chief Justice Cantil-Sakauye

Following the passing of Justice Antonin Scalia last week, many Americans are speculating about who should be nominated to take his place. Asian Americans are advocating for an AAPI member in the esteemed court like Chief Justice Tani Gorre Cantil-Sakauye (U.S. FWN100™ '07), the 28th chief justice of the State of California.

Anny Misa Hefti (Global FWN100™ '15) Reflects on International Eucharistic Congress 2016 in Cebu City, Philippines

Anny Misa Hefti (Global FWN100™ '15) Reflects on International Eucharistic Congress 2016 in Cebu City, Philippines

Anny Misa Hefti (Global FWN100™ '15) flew from Switzerland to the Philippines for the International Eucharistic Congress in Cebu City last month. She reflects on lessons and takeaways from Cardinal Luis Antonio Tagle of the Philippines and Cardinal John Onaiyekan of Nigeria, among others, in this special report.

OP ED: The Internet is Critical to Asian Women's Careers and Survival by Marily Mondejar, Founder & CEO of Filipina Women's Network

OP ED: The Internet is Critical to Asian Women's Careers and Survival by Marily Mondejar, Founder & CEO of Filipina Women's Network

Is the Internet slowing down for all of us? 

Eight months ago, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) began an unprecedented effort to regulate the Internet with telephone rules from the 1930s. Since then, the private investment needed to create better Internet service has declined noticeably.  During the first half of 2015, Internet investment dropped 8%, according to figures released by major Internet providers. Excluding wireless providers, the fall was even greater – down 12%.

The Right to U.S. Citizenship For Children Born on American Soil is Being Challenged

The Right to U.S. Citizenship For Children Born on American Soil is Being Challenged

For over a century, U.S. law has declared that every child born on American soil is born with the same rights as every other U.S. citizen.

But that right is being challenged.

On Sunday, Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump released a series of immigration proposals, including bringing an end to birthright citizenship. This statement in particular is receiving extraordinary media attention — even as a policy idea that’s been dredged up time and again through the years, largely to stir up anti-immigrant sentiment.

News story courtesy of Advancing Justice | AAJC