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Malaysian transgenders ‘live in fear’ of arrest, abuse

Malaysian transgenders

Aryana had just returned to her home one night in June when Malaysian Islamic-purity enforcers burst in, ransacking her apartment and arresting her for cross-dressing.

Posted: September 29th, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Lifestyle Stories,Photos & Videos | Read More »

Paris women finally allowed to wear trousers


Women in Paris can finally wear trousers without fear of criminal prosecution after the government said a more than 200-year-old ban no longer had any legal effect.

Posted: February 4th, 2013 in Lifestyle Stories | Read More »

Key provisions of law on women’s rights


When I first received the letter of “Furious Teacher” in my e-mail (published Aug. 14), what I wanted was to help a single, unwed, pregnant woman who I felt was being given a raw deal by her unenlightened superior.

Posted: August 21st, 2011 in Columns,Headlines,Relationship,Sunday Lifestyle | Read More »

Buyers Beware

Ukay-ukay antique muebles in Evangelista, Bangkal, Makati

ALDRIN Comla and his wife, Rachelle Santos-Comla, were not really in the market for a new LCD television late last year, but an appliance store’s Christmas holiday offer of two new LCD TV sets for around P18,000 each was just too good to resist. Unfortunately, just four months after they bought their LCD TV in […]

Posted: May 21st, 2011 in Photos & Videos,Sunday Inquirer Magazine | Read More »

The Eight Basic Consumer Rights

1 Right to Basic Needs, which guarantees survival, adequate food, clothing, shelter, health care, education and sanitation. With this right, consumers can look forward to the availability of basic and prime commodities at affordable prices and good quality. 2 Right to Safety—the consumer should be protected against the marketing of goods or the provision of […]

Posted: May 21st, 2011 in Sunday Inquirer Magazine | Read More »