Rhetorics and Retorts of SONA 2019: Are we on the same page, Mr. President?


President Rodrigo Duterte confidently stated in his fourth State of the Nation Address (SONA), “Our goal for the next three years is clear: a comfortable life for everybody, all Filipinos. We have made significant strides and accomplished signal milestones as a nation in the past three years.”

Such impressive rhetorics, but may we ask, Mr. President, are we in the same page?

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Paying tribute to mothers: Call for an end to poverty, social injustice, and violence

This Mother’s Day, the Center for Women’s Resources (CWR), a 37-year research and training institution for women, urges the public to genuinely pay tribute to mothers not only by recognizing their sacrifices as homemaker, but also by calling for an end to societal ills that burden all mothers, especially those who belong to the marginalized sectors.

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