While it’s great to celebrate all the amazing things women can do, we should not forget that women in the Philippines and all over the world still suffer from so much abuse and discrimination.
Women who are forced from their homes are particularly vulnerable.
Inaccessibility to treatment and drug resistant bacteria are not the only factors that make tuberculosis challenging to address.
February, the month of love and beating hearts, always makes me contemplate the pacemaker in my chest. I had it in 2013, two months before Supertyphoon “Yolanda”— the tragedy that made me decide to return to humanitarian work for good.